We're back for more fun at the Bay Area Kids Books Festival. Last year was a blast and we look forward to even more fun this year!
Amazing round-the-clock fun for kids and many famous authors giving special presentations and readings!
Imagine a massive science museum filled with incredible and educational interactive activities encompassing the massive OC Fair Grounds!
Imaginology is a must-do event for all parents and kids. Sheri and I will have booth with some awesome interactive artwork activities and of course we'll be signing books all day long!
Both Derek and Sheri's first year doing this event and we couldn't be more excited!
5K that will help raise money to put amazing libraries into children's hospitals.
Sheri and I will be signing books there with proceeds going toward an incredibly important cause.
Orange Coast College
2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, United States
It's our second visit to TOCA! Last year was amazing with FREE gourmet hot dogs, an appearance by the actress who played Annie, and a wonderful reunion with all of our South Bay Friends.
This is a great event for kids and grown-ups alike with lots of art related activies and displays.
We can't wait for more fun and, of course. signing our books for all in attendance!
3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, California 90503
We love the Fontana Arts Festival! It will be our second year signing books at this fantastic event featuring dazzling works from local artists and a fun-filled kids area filled with crafts, playgrounds, food trucks, and activities.
Plus it's in the evening, so it will be nice and cool!
https://www.fontana.org/2168/Fontana-Arts-Events -- more info.
Join Sheri Fink and I for this very special event for children with special needs as we read them some of our stories and each kid gets their own book from a very special program called Sandpipers.
Sheri Fink and I will be doing an amazing combo visit in Huntington Beach.
Come to the amazing Huntington Beach Central Library January 30 from 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm to meet many of your favorite authors (including Sheri Fink) and get a book signed in person!
There will also be an awards ceremony for local kids who wrote award-winning stories and essays!
Sheri and Derek are celebrating Counting Sea Life with a reading and signing at the Barnes and Noble in Aliso Viejo / Ojo Grande for this special 2-Day appearance!
26751 Aliso Creek Rd, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Sheri and Derek celebrate the release of Counting Sea Life with a reading and signing at the Barnes and Noble in Aliso Viejo / Ojo Grande for this special 2-Day appearance!
26751 Aliso Creek Rd, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Come to the annual and Pan Pacific Park Halloween Festival!! There will be tons of fun for kids -- games, prizes, and even a "Slimer" ghost hunt in the gym! Sheri and I will be there with a spooky booth and lots of Scary School books for the occasion!
On Beverly Blvd. and Curson - just east of Fairfax. Lots of free parking in their lot.
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!
Join Sheri Fink andf I at the magical incredible PRETEND CITY in Irvine for this very special event for the organization THINK TOGETHER that promotes childhood literacy throughout Orange County.
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.
All day signings and shows at the biggest children's book festival on the planet!
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?