2016 Events

Jan 16th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. (Sat)
 Vroman's Bookstore
***BE A FRIEND Book Launch Party***
Please join me to celebrate the release of this book with
special treats, themed drinks, wine, raffle prizes, music, and more!  
Come in black/white stripes, or simply black and white
Special musical guest: Emily Arrow
Pasadena, CA

Jan 19th, 7:00 p.m. (Tues)
The Secret Garden
2214 NW Market St.
Seattle, WA 98107

Jan 21st, 4:00 p.m. (Thur)
The Reading Bug
2214 NW Market St.
Seattle, WA 98107

Jan 23rd, 9:30 a.m. (Sat)
Children's Picture Book Writers and Illustrators Conference
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Jan 23rd, 1:30 p.m. (Sat)
Linden Tree Books
 265 State St.
Los Altos, CA 94022

Jan 24th, 11:00 a.m. (Sun)
Books, Inc.
1375 Burlingame Ave
Burlingame, CA 94010


Jan 24th, 2:00 p.m. (Sun)
2419 Larkspur Landing Circle
Larkspur, CA 94939

Feb 6th, (Sat)
Bookworm Book Festival
Blue Willow Books
Houston, TX

Feb 11th, (Thur)
Pilgrim School
Los Angeles, CA
School visit 

Feb 13th, 2:00 p.m. (Sat)
Oceanside Public Library
San Diego
Special friendship themed reading
and activities, plus signing

Feb 27th, 1:00 p.m. (Sat)
SCIBA Children's Literacy Day
So Cal Independent Booksellers Association
Panel with Nina Laden and Cindy Jenson-Elliott
(SCIBA Members and guests only)
 Los Angeles, CA

Mar 3rd, (Thur)
Empressa Elementary School Visit in the A.M.
and Barnes and Noble event in the P.M. (6:00 p.m.)
B&N event is public! Story, activities, prizes, signings, and more!
El Camino North Shopping Center
2615 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92054

Mar 7th, (Mon)
Benson Elementary School 
Orange County, CA
School Visit

Mar 9th, (Wed)
 Guin Foss Elementary
Orange County, CA
School Visit

Mar 15th, (Tues)
Fairmont Private School
 For the Girl Scout Troops
Orange County, CA
Private Author Presentation

Mar 18th-19th, (Fri-Sat)
Southwest Florida Reading Festival
and School Visits
Fort Meyers, FL

April 7th, (Thur)
St. James Academy
School Visit
Solana Beach, CA

April 9th-10th, (Sat-Sun)
Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Performance reading with mimes, and Emily Arrow!
Details to come. 
Los Angeles, CA


Apr 20th-22nd (Wed-Fri)
Texas Literary Association (TLA)
Annual Conference
 Illustrating the Imagination: Kidlit Illustrators
Panel with Dan Santat, Molly Idle, LeUyen, and Barbara McClintock
Friday, April 22, 10-11:30 a.m.
Houston, TX  

April 23rd (Sat) ALL-DAY!
Once Upon a Storybook
Chapter 2 ALL-DAY PARTY!
Activities and authors galore!
 Tustin, CA


April 29th-30th, (Fri-Sat)
Kerns Reading Association
Author presentation
Bakersfield, CA

May 7th, (Sat)
SCBWI (Thousand Oaks)
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Illustrator's Day

May 14th, 12-5 (Sat)
Tots, Tweens, & Teens Event
(Public event at the Pasadena High School)

Pasadena, CA

Sept 17th, (Sat)
Mansfield, TX

Sept 22nd-24th, (Thur-Sat)
Plum Creek Book Festival
Concordia University

Seward, NE

Nov 2nd, (Wed)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Los Angeles, CA

Nov 3rd, (Thur)
Center for Early Education
School visit and workshop
West Hollywood, CA

Nov 5th-9th
WNY Book Expo (Sunday, Nov 6th) 10:00 am- 3:00 pm
Plus school visits
Sponsored by Monkey See, Monkey Do Bookstore
Buffalo, NY