events & picture books salon

Minnesota Children's Book Festival

I am honored to be included in the lineup for the 2021 MN Children’s Book Festival at the Anderson Center in Red Wing, MN on September 18th.

Come meet: Kao Kalia Yang, Magdalena Mora, David LaRochelle, Mike Whonoutka, Jacqueline West, Mélina Mangal and Denise Lajimodiere.

Throughout the afternoon, each author and illustrator is presenting their work, reading from their new book, and participating in a meet & greet and book signing booth. Taking place outdoors, the event also features face painting, walking on stilts, storytelling at the top of the Anderson Center landmark water tower, artmaking activities, bookmaking workshops, puppet theater, balloon animals, and food vendors. All ages are welcome!

More information here: www.andersoncenter.org/bookfest/

Minnesota Children's Book Festival

I am honored to be included in the lineup for the 2021 MN Children’s Book Festival at the Anderson Center in Red Wing, MN on September 18th.

Come meet: Kao Kalia Yang, Magdalena Mora, David LaRochelle, Mike Whonoutka, Jacqueline West, Mélina Mangal and Denise Lajimodiere.

Throughout the afternoon, each author and illustrator is presenting their work, reading from their new book, and participating in a meet & greet and book signing booth. Taking place outdoors, the event also features face painting, walking on stilts, storytelling at the top of the Anderson Center landmark water tower, artmaking activities, bookmaking workshops, puppet theater, balloon animals, and food vendors. All ages are welcome!

More information here: www.andersoncenter.org/bookfest/

upcoming picture book salon

Picture Book Salon is on break for the summer!

We will regroup in the Fall of 2021.

Salon will take place virtually at 7pm Central on October 4th and November 1st. October speakers will be the creative team behind the new picture book Begin with a Bee. In November, Stephen Shaskan will discuss early graphic novels and creating a series. Details, event links, and zoom invitations will be posted here and on the Facebook group.

Have a great summer!

Please join our Facebook group for announcements and community news.

upcoming picture book salon

Picture Book Salon is on break for the summer!

We will regroup in the Fall of 2021.

Our September Salon (9/6/2021) will feature Stephen Shaskan and a discussion of early graphic novels and creating a series. Visit StephenShaskan.com for more. Details TBA.

Have a great summer!

Please join our Facebook group for announcements and community news.

readings & signings

Yes, I am available for story times! Please contact me for rates and details.

Photos from Star of the North nomination event at Mackin, Children’s Book Week readings at New Brighton and North St. Paul libraries, events which served over 70 children plus their adults and Screen-free Week readings at Kinderberry Hill Child Development centers, Eden Prairie and Edina.