Octavia Books is thrilled to have not one, not two, not three, but four major children’s book authors and illustrators at one amazing event!
Jeff Kinney, Jon Scieszka, Dan Santat, and Dav Pilkey will give a talk about their latest books followed by a book signing.
The event will take place live at Metairie Park Country Day School (300 Park Road, Metairie, LA 70005) on Friday, May 9, 2014 at 6:00 PM (Doors open 5:30PM).
To attend, you must purchase a ticket. Each $10 ticket admits one person and counts toward the purchase of books at the event or toward the pre-purchase of signed Jon Scieszka’s forthcoming FRANK EINSTEIN (Aug. 2014) or Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid #9 (Nov. 2014).
Only books purchased at the event will be signed.
You may purchase tickets online by clicking here. Or you may purchase them by coming to Octavia Books or calling us during store hours at 504-899-READ (7323). You must pay for your tickets at the time you reserve them. Tickets are non-refundable.
Art Speigelman, Francoise Mouly, Lane Smith, Jon Scieszka, Mac Barnett Signing
Saturday OCTOBER 17TH, 12:00 – 2:00PM
Books of Wonder is tickled to welcome 5 creators of hilarious, fun-filled books for young readers and listeners. Please join us on Saturday, October 17th, from 12-2pm as we welcome author and US Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, JON SCIESZKA (The Stinky Cheeseman; Trucktown; Knucklehead) who will have us laughing aloud at his latest picture books, Robot Zot!, illustrated by David Shannon, and Truckery Rhymes his latest Trucktown book; author MAC BARNETT for his two hilarious new picture books: Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem and Guess Again!, as well as his funny debut chapter book mystery, The Case of the Case of Mistaken Identity; Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist, author, and artist, ART SPEIGELMAN and his author and editor wife, FRANCOISE MOULY will present The TOON Treasury of Classic Children’s Comics, a side-splitting collection of comics, sure to leave you and your young readers rolling on the floor laughing and which features an introduction by JON SCIESZKA; and Caldecott Honor artist and author LANE SMITH (The Stinky Cheeseman; John, Paul, George and Ben; Madame President) will treat us to his two new high-spirited picture books, will introduce Princess Hyacinth (the Surprising Tale of a Girl Who Floated) by Florence Parry Heide and his own Big Elephant in the Room. Each author and artist, beginning at noon, will treat us to their new books, answer questions from the audience, and then sign copies of their hilarious books. Don’t miss out on this laugh-filled event of great talent! Ages 3 – 12. 12-2pm.
Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011