events & picture books salon

upcoming picture book salons:


March Picture Book Salon
GROWING A BOOK with Colleen Muske

Monday, March 4th, 7-8 pm (CST)

Join debut author/illustrator Colleen Muske for a sneak peek into the process behind her forthcoming picture book LINDEN: THE STORY OF A TREE which is due out with Marble Press in March.
Facebook event page: fb.me/e/1D8jK28VL

Zoom Link:
us02web.zoom.us/j/87320517479…
Meeting ID: 873 2051 7479
Passcode: 172179

More about Colleen: colleenmuske.com
More about LINDEN: marblepress.com/linden
Preorder your copy: redballoonbookshop.com/book/9781958325100

Picture Book Salon is FREE and public, and generally meets on the first Monday of the month. Winter and Spring Salons will be virtual. 

Some recordings of previous Salons can be found on our Facebook group page, or on YouTube with these links:

February 2024 (Joyce Sidman)
October 2023 (Kurtis Scaletta)
May 2023 (Zaynab Abdi)
April 2023 (Tasslyn Magnusson)
March 2023 (Laura Purdie Salas & Yvonne Pearson)
February 2023 (Cori Doerrfeld)
April 2022 (Dr. Artika Tyner)
March 2022 (Kayla Harren)
November 2021
(Stephen Shaskan)
October 2021 (Begin with a Bee)
April 2021 (Bookstores)
November 2020 (Carol Hinz)
October 2020 (Dara Beevas)

upcoming picture book salons:


March Picture Book Salon
GROWING A BOOK with Colleen Muske

Monday, March 4th, 7-8 pm (CST)

Join debut author/illustrator Colleen Muske for a sneak peek into the process behind her forthcoming picture book LINDEN: THE STORY OF A TREE which is due out with Marble Press in March.
Facebook event page: fb.me/e/1D8jK28VL

Zoom Link:
us02web.zoom.us/j/87320517479…
Meeting ID: 873 2051 7479
Passcode: 172179

More about Colleen: colleenmuske.com
More about LINDEN: marblepress.com/linden
Preorder your copy: redballoonbookshop.com/book/9781958325100

Picture Book Salon is FREE and public, and generally meets on the first Monday of the month. Winter and Spring Salons will be virtual. 

Some recordings of previous Salons can be found on our Facebook group page, or on YouTube with these links:

February 2024 (Joyce Sidman)
October 2023 (Kurtis Scaletta)
May 2023 (Zaynab Abdi)
April 2023 (Tasslyn Magnusson)
March 2023 (Laura Purdie Salas & Yvonne Pearson)
February 2023 (Cori Doerrfeld)
April 2022 (Dr. Artika Tyner)
March 2022 (Kayla Harren)
November 2021
(Stephen Shaskan)
October 2021 (Begin with a Bee)
April 2021 (Bookstores)
November 2020 (Carol Hinz)
October 2020 (Dara Beevas)

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.