All day signings and shows at the biggest children's book festival on the planet!
Join Sheri Fink and I for our epic 2-Day Bay Area visit and book festival appearance.
The first day is at Sunnyvale and the second day we will be in Lafayette -- signing all day at our booth!
Please visit http://www.kidfestconcord.com/KidsBookFair1.html for all the info.
Sheri Fink and I will have an amazing corner booth at Comikaze this year!
This is a huge and amazing event at the LA Convention Center, where you can cosplay, mingle with all the great comic book artists/writers, and see panels with your favorite celebrities and shows.
Not to be missed!
Find Sheri Fink and I in the CHILDREN'S PAVILION where we will have two tables set up with all our awesomeness and have the first available copies to sign of our new book!
Corky McMillin Companies Event Center,
2875 Dewey Road, and the adjacent Luce Court, on Truxtun Road.
Visit our booth at the Fontana Arts Festival for tons of amazing fun for kids all day long and of course signings and storytime!
DATE AND TIME
Sat, July 29, 2017
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
15556 Summit Ave
Fontana, CA 92336
Join me and authors Sheri Fink, Adam Newman, and Captain Tall Tale for an incredible storytime experience at The Bob Baker Marionette Theatre.
I will be performing a fun interactive reading of El Perro con Sombrero with some help from all the kids in the audience. Signing will follow the show!
1345 W. First St.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Kid Kon 2017 is here! The ultimate kid-friendly con where every kid is a superhero!
Sheri Fink and I will be signing at our own booth and doing panels and presentation on both Saturday and Sunday!
Check out Kid-Kon.com for all the details. This one is a can't miss for all kids and parents!
It's the greatest arts festival in West LA! This one is fantastic! Find Sheri and I at our booth in the children's section of the festival, which is taking place all along San Vicente all day long. There will be tons of amazing kids activities, like an awesome faire, and of course we will be singing books and giving away awesome gifts for all kids in attendance!
But the best part is that my mother, artist Melanie Taylor Kent, will be there with her own books displaying her amazing Disney and Star Wars art works!
Come out to Orange County's University of La Verne for an amazing day filled with great authors, presentations, and tons of kids activities like a giant literacy carnival!
My times on stage are TBD but I will be signing for several hours in the morning and early afternoon.
So Cal writers - Want to get started on the big new book or screenplay project, but don't know how to start or what constitutes a good story.
Take this fantastic class with me as your teacher, and I will show you how basic knowledge of story structure can help launch your idea and fill in all elements like magic. See link below for sign-ups while still available!
Date: April 8, 2017, Saturday
Time: 1 - 4 PM
Venue: El Segundo Main Library
*$10 Discount for CBW-LA Members.
*Non-members pay the full amount.
*Fee includes workshop materials, handouts, worksheet and a copy of the authors’ book KUBRICK'S GAME.
Join me and Sheri Fink at Bell Gardens Intermediate School in Bell Gardens, where we will be signing books at a book and judging the local Spelling Bee!
How do you spell AWESOME?
Come to the Amazing Discovery Cube - where kids can interact with hundreds of amazing science and learning exhibits. I will be signing books there all day long, then stay for an awesome Scary School and El Perro con Sombrero show at 3:00 pm. Will be signing books until 4:00 pm.
Address: 2500 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Derek will be Skyping in to several school districts and classrooms simultaneously for this awesome opportunity. Kids from all over Georgia will get to ask Derek questions about his books and what it's like to be an author!
Skype visits are a great way to share the magic of writing with our youth without the expense of an in-person visit!
Coming straight from the event at the Huntington Breach Central Library -- if you can't make the first, join me at this event where I will be doing a Scary School/El Perro show and signing books afterward
Oak View Branch
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Phone: (714) 375-5068
Join me and other great writer's featured in the popular writer's book NOW WRITE!
Come to the famous Mysterious Galaxy Book Shop in San Diego, CA. for this very special event.
There will be a reading, Q and A and signing to celebrate the launch of Kubrick's Game, as well as a book-lovers Scavenger Hunt around the store with awesome prizes for the winners! Will you be able to decipher the puzzles and achieve glory? Come find out!
5943 Balboa Avenue, Suite #100, San Diego, CA 92111