Children's Authors Book Fair

Join us in welcoming nine local children's authors for book talks and signings.

Sunday, Sept. 14
2pm

 

Authors appearing include:

Sandy Asher is an author, poet, and playwright. She has written over 25 books for young readers, including the award-winning Too Many Frogs! She lives in Lancaster, PA with her husband.

Lindsay K. Bandy writes historical and contemporary young adult fiction as well as poetry. She lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, with her husband, two daughters, and two cats, and currently serves as the co-regional advisor of the Eastern Pennsylvania region of Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, as well as works at Manheim Community Library. Her debut novel for teens, Nemisis and The Swan, published in 2020.

L.E. DeLano, raised in New Mexico, now lives in Pennsylvania with two adventurous kids and two ridiculous cats. When she’s not writing, she’s binge-watching Disney+ and planning road trips. Her debut novel, TRAVELER was selected as a Keystone To Reading Secondary Book Award finalist for school year 2018-19 by the Keystone State Reading Association.

 Robert H. Mayer is the award-winning author of When the Children Marched: The Birmingham Civil Rights Movement and editor of The Civil Rights Act of 1964. As a teacher, Mayer's passion has been and continues to be making history relevant and accessible to young people. His time spent in Jackson, Canton, and McComb, Mississippi, as well as meeting scholars and activists integral to the civil rights movement, fueled Mayer's desire to write In the Name of Emmett Till (September 2021). He resides in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with his wife Jan, where he continues to write, teach, and tutor young people in a local middle school.

Patrick O'Donnell is a writer and children's book author who lives in Boyertown, Pennsylvania, with his sons. He is the author of the picture books Do Penguins Have Peditricians and Did Dinosaurs Have Dentists.

Lisa Papp grew up telling stories. With a notebook full of sketches, her early tales featured her cat, stuffed animals, and other nature-y things. Today, Lisa is still making up stories and painting pictures, only now, they fill the pages of children’s books. Lisa is the author and illustrator of the Madeline Finn picture books. She received the 2013 PA Keystone to Reading Award. Lisa lives in Pennsylvania, with her husband, Robert, also an artist, and three wildly creative cats— to whom she does read.

Diana Rodriguez Wallach is a multi-published, award-winning author of young adult novels, including Small Town Monsters, the Anastasia Phoenix series, and Amor and Summer Secrets series. She currently lives in the Philadelphia area with her husband and two kids.

 Annette Whipple writes informational books to inspire curiosity and wonder in children. She’s the author of several published books about topics like soil, insects, flowers, and continents, including The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion: A Chapter-by-Chapter Guide (Chicago Review Press), Whooo Knew? The Truth about Owls (Reycraft Books), and The Story of the Wright Brothers (Rockridge Press). She's also written articles and activities for several magazines including Highlights for Children. Today Annette provides interactive programs and workshops to engage participants in topics like writing, science, and history. Annette lives in Oxford, Pennsylvania with her husband and three children.

Adrienne Wright grew up in Benoni, South Africa, near a bird sanctuary which was home to ostriches, amongst other species. After concentrating in graphic design and illustration at art college, she worked as a designer, layout artist and art director in ad agencies in Jo'burg before finding herself in Washington D.C. She now lives in Gulph Mills near Philadelphia PA. Her debut picture book, HECTOR: A BOY, A PROTEST, AND THE PHOTOGRAPH THAT CHANGED APARTHEID, was published in 2019. It was inspired by a photograph from award winning South African photographer Sam Nzima.

 

Too Many Frogs Cover Image
By Sandy Asher, Keith Graves (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399239786
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Philomel Books - February 17th, 2005

Chicken Story Time Cover Image
By Sandy Asher, Mark Fearing (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780803739444
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Books - December 13th, 2016

Nemesis and the Swan Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781094059471
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Blackstone Publishing - October 27th, 2020

Traveler Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250100405
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Swoon Reads - February 7th, 2017

Dreamer (Traveler #2) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250100429
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Swoon Reads - April 10th, 2018

In the Name of Emmett Till: How the Children of the Mississippi Freedom Struggle Showed Us Tomorrow Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781588384379
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: NewSouth Books - September 14th, 2021

Do Penguins Have Pediatricians? Cover Image
By Patrick O'Donnell, Erik Mehlen (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780764357770
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Schiffer Kids - August 28th, 2019

Did Dinosaurs Have Dentists? Cover Image
By Patrick O'Donnell, Erik Mehlen (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780764356025
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Schiffer Kids - September 28th, 2018

Madeline Finn and the Library Dog Cover Image
By Lisa Papp, Lisa Papp (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781561459100
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - October 1st, 2016

Madeline Finn and the Shelter Dog Cover Image
By Lisa Papp, Lisa Papp (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781682630754
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - March 1st, 2019

Madeline Finn and the Therapy Dog Cover Image
By Lisa Papp, Lisa Papp (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781682631492
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - September 1st, 2020

Amor and Summer Secrets Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780758225535
Availability: Likely 2-7 Business Days; Some Exceptions
(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Kensington -Teen - September 1st, 2008

Small Town Monsters (Underlined Paperbacks) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593427514
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Underlined - September 7th, 2021

Whooo Knew? the Truth about Owls Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781478869627
Availability: Likely 2-7 Business Days; Some Exceptions
Published: Reycraft Books - September 30th, 2020

Woof! the Truth about Dogs (Truth About...) Cover Image
By Annette Whipple, Juanbjuan Oliver (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781478873808
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Reycraft Books - June 30th, 2021

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion: A Chapter-by-Chapter Guide Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781641601665
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chicago Review Press - August 4th, 2020

Hector: A Boy, A Protest, and the Photograph that Changed Apartheid Cover Image
By Adrienne Wright, Adrienne Wright (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781624146916
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Page Street Kids - June 4th, 2019