Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Children's Book (and related) Events, Exhibits & Contests

2017

Sep. 21  Thurs.  BOOKS ARE MAGIC hosts EMILY JENKINS with her new book Brave Red Smart Frog: A New Book of Old Tales.  INFO:  718.246.2665, https://www.booksaremagic.net/?q=p.kids  LOCATION:  Books are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Sep. 23  Sat.  1pm  BOOKS ARE MAGIC presents PETER BROWN (Creepy Pair of Underwear) and JAMES KWAN (How It Feels To Be A Boat) for BACK2BACK, a free book presentation by SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrator).  Following a talk and reading by the illustrators/authors will sign books and answer questions.  INFO:  718.246.2665, https://booksaremagic.net  LOCATION:  Books are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231




Sep. 23  Sat. 1-3pm BOOKS OF WONDER hosts SEPTEMBER PICTURE BOOK BONANZA with SERGIO RUZZIER, ADAM LEHRHAUPT, ARTHUR YORINKS, ELISHA COOPER, BIANCA DIAZ, PETER ACKERMAN and CARIN BERGER. INFO: 212.989.3270, booksofwonder.com/saturdayseptember23rd1-3pmseptemberpicturebookbonanza.aspx LOCATION:  Books of Wonder, 18 W. 18th Street, NYC 10011


Sep. 24  Sun. 11:30am  POWERHOUSE ON 8TH welcomes MICHAEL MALBROUGH with his new book Marigold Bakes a Cake. INFO: 718.801.8375, http://powerhouseon8th.com/events/sunday-story-time-with-mike-malbrough-author-illustrator-of-marigold-bakes-a-cake/   LOCATION: PowerHouse on 8th, 1111 8th Ave. BrooklynNY 11215




Sep. 24  Sun. 3-5pm BOOKS OF WONDER presents KAT YEH launching her new book The Way to Bea. INFO: 212.989.3270, http://booksofwonder.com/sundayseptember24th3-5pmlaunchpartyforthewaytobeabykatyeh.aspx  LOCATION: Books of Wonder, 18 W. 18th Street, NYC 10011



Sep. 30 Sat. 11:30am  GREENLIGHT BOOKSTORE presents MIKE MALBROUGH with his debut book Marigold Bakes a Cake.  INFO: 718.246.0200, www.greenlightbookstore.com/event/story-time-mike-malbrough  LOCATION: Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY 11217

Sep. 30  Sat. 1:30pm  GREENLIGHT BOOKSTORE presents MIKE MALBROUGH with his debut book Marigold Bakes a Cake.  INFO: 718.246.0200, www.greenlightbookstore.com/event/story-time-mike-malbrough-0 LOCATION: Greenlight Bookstore, 632 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn NY 11225   


Oct. 1  Sun.  11:30am 
POWERHOUSE ON 8TH welcomes CHRISTOPHER SILAS NEAL with his new book Over and Under the Pond. INFO: 718.801.8375, http://powerhouseon8th.com/events/sunday-story-time-with-christopher-silas-neal-illustrator-of-over-and-under-the-pond/   LOCATION: PowerHouse on 8th, 1111 8th Ave. BrooklynNY 11215

Oct. 1  Sun. 
 1pm  BOOKS ARE MAGIC welcomes PAULETTE BOGAN anANNIE WON for BACK2BACK, a free book presentation by SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrator).  The illustrators/authors will sign books and answer questions.  INFO:  718.246.2665, https://booksaremagic.net  LOCATION:  Books are Magic, 225 Smith St., Brooklyn, NY 11231


Oct. 1 Sun.  1-3pm 
BOOKS OF WONDER welcomeMIKE CURATO for the launch of Little Eliot Fall Friends. INFOR: 212.989.3270, http://booksofwonder.com/sundayoctober1st1-3pmmikecuratosbignewyorklaunchparty.aspx

Oct. 15  Sun. 1pm  
BOOKS ARE MAGIC welcomes PAUL O. ZELINSKY (The Wheels on the Bus) and CLAIRE LORDON (Lorenzo, the Pizza-Loving Lobsterfor BACK2BACK, a free book presentation by SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrator).  Following a talk and reading by the illustrators/authors will sign books and answer questions.  INFO:  718.246.2665, https://booksaremagic.net  LOCATION:  Books are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Oct. 28 Sat. 11am  
BOOKS ARE MAGIC hosts TAD HILL Spresenting his new book Duck and Goose: Honk Quack Boo!  INFO:  718.246.2665, https://www.booksaremagic.net/?q=h.calevents  LOCATION:  Books are Magic, 225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Oct. 29 Sun. 11:30am  POWERHOUSE ON 8TH welcomes TAD HILLS, author/illustrator of Duck & Goose: Honk! Quack! Boo!.  INFO: 718.801.8375, http://powerhouseon8th.com/events/sunday-halloween-story-time-with-tad-hills-author-illustrator-of-duck-goose-honk-quack-boo/ LOCATION:  Powerhouse on 8th (Park Slope), 1111 8th Ave., Brooklyn 11215

Oct. 5 Thurs. 6pm BOOKS OF WONDER hosts ANDREA TSURUMI launching her new picture book, Accident  INFO: 212.989.3270, http://booksofwonder.com/thursdayoctober5th6-8pmlaunchpartyforaccidentbyandreatsurumi.aspx
LOCATION:  Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street, NYC 10011

Oct. 7 Sat. 10:30am  BANK STREET BOOKSTORE presents SALLY LLOYD-JONES with her new book His Royal Highness, King Baby.  INFO: 212.678.1654, http://www.bankstreetbooks.com/event/his-royal-highness-king-baby-sally-lloyd-jones  LOCATION: Bank Street Bookstore, 2780 Broadway @ 112th Street, NYC 

Oct. 8  Sun. 1pm  BOOKS OF WONDER hosts OCTOBER PICTURE BOOK BONANZA with LOREN LONG and BARBARA MCCLINTOCK. INFO: 212.989.3270, http://booksofwonder.com/sundayoctober8th1-3pmoctoberpicturebookbonanza.aspx
LOCATION:  Books of Wonder, 18 West 18th Street, NYC 10011




Oct. 28th  BANKSTREET BOOKSTORE presents the 46TH ANNUAL BOOKFEST at Bank Street College of Education with CARMEN AGRA DEEDY, winner of the Jane Addams, Pura Belpré and Irma Black awards as keynote speaker. Other participants include Caldecott medalists JERRY PINKNEY and BARBARA LEHMAN as well as authors JON SCIESZKA, CAROLE BOSTON WEATHERFORD, RITA WILLIAMS GARCIA, CANDACE FLEMING and author/illustrators STEPHEN SAVAGE, ERIC VELASQUEZ and DON TATE. INFO: TK.  https://bankstreetcollegeccl.wordpress.com/2017/07/20/join-us-for-bookfest-bank-street-2017/  LOCATION:  Bank Street College of Education



EXHIBITS (In order of closing Date)


CONTESTS (In order of deadline)

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RECURRING VENUES

BANK STREET BOOK STORE
212.678.1654  |  2780 Broadway @ 112th Street, NYC 
https://www.bankstreetbooks.com/

BOOKS ARE MAGIC
718.246.2665  |  225 Smith Street (at Butler Street), Brooklyn 11231 

BOOKS OF WONDER
212.989.3270  |  18 West 18th Street  |  NYC, NY  
(Between 5th & 6th Avenues)  booksofwonder.com

CHILDREN'S LITERARY SALON
917.275.6975 (917.ASK.NYPL) http://www.nypl.org/
New York Public Library, Stephen Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger Forum, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, NY, NY 10018

THE ERIC CARLE MUSEUM OF PICTURE BOOK ART  
413.658.1100  | 125 West Bay Road, Amherst MA 01002 

GREENLIGHT BOOKSTORE  
718.246.0200  |   http://greenlightbookstore.com
686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn NY 11217 and 632 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn NY 11225

NYPL THE CHILDREN'S LITERARY SALON
New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Auditorium, 42nd St. and 5th Ave., NYC

PowerHOUSE ON 8TH
718.801.8375 |  1111 8th Ave. BrooklynNY 11215

R. MICHELSON GALLERIES  413.586.3964 | 
132 Main Street, Northampton MA 01060

SCBWI TUESDAY PROFESSIONAL SERIES
LOCATION: Anthroposophical Society, 138 West 15th Street, NYC 10011  NOTE:  Doors open at 7.15pm. Pre-registration is recommended. Seating is limited to the first 70 people.

SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS
212.838.2560 | 128 East 63rd Street | New York NY 10065

STORIES BOOKSHOP + STORYTELLING LAB

718.369.1167 | 458 Bergen St. | Brooklyn, NY 11217

THALIA KIDS BOOK CLUB
212.864.5400 | 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, NYC 10025

WORD Brooklyn
718.383.0096 | 126 Franklin Street | Brooklyn, NY 11222 

WORD Jersey City
201.763.6611 | 123 Newark Ave. | Jersey City, NJ 07302