A few highlights:
Disney editors and popular author/illustrators Rick Riordan, Bob Shea, and Mo Willems read aloud from soon-to-be-released books. We were all captivated!
Scholastic Literary Brunch
Popular authors & illustrators Sarah Weeks, Lucy Christopher, Maggie Stiefvater, Chris Raschka, Allen Say, Brian Selznick and debut author Jeff Hirsch all talked about their exciting upcoming books. What a treat. I'm so excited about all of these new titles. The audience was completely mesmerized when Brian Selznick showed the pictures and read from his highly anticipated new novel Wonderstruck. Wow.
Little, Brown Breakfast
Celebration of two amazing new picture books Me ... Jane and The House Baba Built. I loved hearing about these two special books by two incredibly talented author/illustrators, Patrick McDonnell and Ed Young.
Simon & Schuster "Speed Dating" with YA Authors
Lovely gathering with a panel of YA debut authors moderated by a the delightful Jenny Han. Such a fun way to get to know some new authors with very bright futures.
The Newbery/Caldecott/Wilder Banquet
|Darling program for the Newbery/Caldecott/Wilder Banquet... like a little book!|
|Texas librarians in attendance!|
|So many books, so little time!|