CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK 2021 - VIRTUAL EVENTS

CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK VIRTUAL EVENTS

Celebrate Children’s Book Week with these virtual events taking place from May 1-9. Please be mindful of timezones! Check HERE because The Children's Book Council continues to add more Children's Book Week virtual events. 

 

 

Sunday, May 2, 2021

  • 2:00pm PT: Author/Editor discussion with two-time Caldecott winner, Marla Frazee, and her editor, Allyn Johnston about The Farmer and the Circus via Zoom, and hosted by Children’s Book World Register here for free!
  • 4:00pm ET: Instagram Live event with Angeline Boulley, author of Firekeeper’s Daughter via Fierce Read’s Instagram.

Monday, May 3, 2021

  • 10:00am ET: Author/Editor discussion with David Biedrzycki about his book, Invasion of the Unicorns posted on YouTube.
  • 12:00pm ET: Fall for the Book Podcast release with Nadine Poper and Megan Wagner Lloyd, discussing Porcupette & MoppetListen here!
  • 6:00pm MT: Book release author event with Tricia Levenseller for her new book, Blade of Secrets through The King’s English Bookshop. Ticket information here!
  • 6:00pm CT: Author event with Tracey Hecht to discuss her book, The Nocturnals: The Slithery Shakedown, and hosted by the WJ Niederkorn Library. Register here for free!
  • 7:00pm ET: Jess Redman in conversation with Natalie Lloyd to discuss The Adventure Is Now & Over the MoonFind more details here!
  • 8:00pm ET: Instagram Live event with Goldy Moldavsky, author of The Mary Shelley Club via Fierce Read’s Instagram.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

  • All Day: Free ebook download of Moon-Force 1 by Janelle M. AdamsDownload here!
  • 10:00am ET: Author/Editor discussion with Rajani LaRocca about Bracelet’s for Bina’s Brothers posted on YouTube.
  • 3:00pm ET: Author event with Ian and Sarah Hoffman to discuss their book Jacob’s School Play: Starring He, She, and They via Zoom. Register here for free!
  • 5:00pm ET: Facebook Live event with Peter Brown to discuss his book, Fred Gets Dressed via Little Shop of Stories’ Facebook.
  • 5:00pm ET: Facebook Live discussion with Holly M. McGhee and Pascal Lemaître, featuring Kate DiCamillo to discuss What the World Could Make via Schuler Books’ Facebook.
  • 6:00pm CT: Lynn Painter Kirkle, author of Better Than the Movies, in conversation with Amy Lea via Zoom. Find the link and more details here.
  • 7:00pm ET: Author event with Brian Weisfeld to discuss The Startup Squad: Party ProblemsRegister here for free!
  • 7:00pm ET: Morgan Matson in conversation with Siobhan Vivian about Take Me Home Tonight, hosted by McNally Jackson. Register here for free!
  • 8:00pm ET: Instagram Live event with Laurie Devore, author of A Better Bad Idea via Fierce Read’s Instagram

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

  • All Day: Free ebook download of Moon-Force 1 by Janelle M. AdamsDownload here!
  • 9:00am PT: Creating and Publishing Children’s Picture Books Webinar with Associate Publisher of Yeehoo Press Helen Wu to discuss things like behind the scenes at a publisher, international marketing, the acquisitions process, and more. Register here for free!
  • 10:00am ET: Author/Editor discussion with JaNay Brown-Wood about Shhh! The Baby’s Asleep posted on YouTube.
  • 10:00am CT: Illustrator Draw-Off with Charnelle Pinkney Barlow (Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope), Linda Bondestam (Good Night, Earth), Mike Wohnoutka (How to Apologize), Jon Klassen (Pax: Journey Home) hosted by Wordplay. Register for here for free!
  • 3:00pm ET: Illustrator Panel moderated by Magination Press designer Rachel Ross and illustrators, MacKenzie Haley, Brittany E. Lakin, Sandhya Prabhat, and Jamey ChristophRegister here for free!
  • 8:00pm ET: Instagram Live event with Wendy Heard, author of She’s Too Pretty to Burn via Fierce Read’s Instagram

Thursday, May 6, 2021

  • All Day: Free ebook download of Moon-Force 1 by Janelle M. AdamsDownload here!
  • 10:00am ET: Author/Editor discussion with Molly Beth Griffin about Ten Beautiful Things posted on YouTube.
  • 3:00pm ET: Author panel with Jacqueline B. Toner, Claire A. B. Freeland, and Leanne Boucher GillRegister here for free!
  • 5:30pm ET: Piedmont Laureate Panel Discussion with Kelly Starling Lyons in conversation with three award-winning illustrators. More details here!
  • 7:00pm PT: Morgan Matson in conversation with Maurene Goo about Take Me Home Tonight, hosted by Chevalier’s Books. Register here for free!
  • 8:00pm ET: Instagram Live event with June Hur, author of The Forest of Stolen Girls via Fierce Read’s Instagram

Friday, May 7, 2021

  • 5:00pm ET: Author event with Peter Brown to discuss his book, Fred Gets Dressed, hosted by White Whale Bookstore. Register here for free!
  • 8:00pm ET: Instagram Live event with Joan He, author of The One’s We’re Meant to Find via Fierce Read’s Instagram
  • 8:00pm ET: Tricia Levenseller (Blades of Secrets) in-conversation with Marissa MeyerRegister here for free!

Saturday, May 8, 2021

  • 11:00am ET: Jess Redman, author of The Adventure is Now, in conversation with Jamie Schider-HeiselTune in here for free!
  • 4:00pm ET: Instagram Live event with Cory Anderson, author of What Beauty There Is via Fierce Read’s Instagram