Children's Book World

Author Events

STORYTIME & BOOK SIGNING
Antoinette Portis Antoinette Portis
Saturday, July 16, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 3-8

Join award-winning picture book author/illustrator Antoinette Portis for a reading of her delightful new books, Best Frints in the Whole Universe and The Red Hat (written by David Teague), a drawing demonstration, and an activity where fans will be doing crayon drawings of their own. Antoinette Portis delivers a new universe of cleverness and imagination in her hilarious, sweet, and otherworldly book about friendship, Best Frints in the Whole Universe.

Available for signing:

  • Best Frints in the Whole Universe  $16.99
  • The Red Hat  $16.99
  • Wait  $16.99
  • Froodle  $16.99
  • Kindergarten Diary  $12.99
  • Not a Box  $14.99, $7.99 board
  • Not a Stick  $14.99
  • Penguin Story  $17.99
  • Princess Super Kitty  $14.99
 

Best Frints in the Whole Universe

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Red Hat

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We happily take advance phone and website orders for autographed books up until the day before the signing for those who can't attend.

Only Books Purchased at Children's Book World can be signed by authors during their visits, due to time constraints. We happily take advance phone and website orders for autographed books up until the day before the signing for those who can't attend.



Class invitations to
author visits:
Any teachers, grades K-8th, who would like to be added to our list of potential classes to invite to Children's Book World's Author Events, please call or email Sharon at (310) 559-BOOK/2665, cbwchildrensbooks@gmail.com.


AUTHOR TALK AND MORE!
Chris Colfer
Saturday, July 23, 4:00 p.m.*
Hamilton High School, Norman Pattiz Concert Hall
2955 S Robertson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034
*Ticketed Event, tickets available beginning July 7

Chris Colfer can't wait to see his bookhuggers in Los Angeles to celebrate the fifth book in The Land of Stories series, An Author's Odyssey! In the highly anticipated continuation of the best-selling Land of Stories series, Conner learns that the only place to fight the Masked Man's literary army is inside his own short stories! There will be a reading, audience Q&A, TLOS Trivia, a costume contest, prizes, and a chance to win a V.I.P. meet and greet with Chris following the event. This is a ticketed event*, and each ticket includes a pre-signed copy of The Land of Stories: An Author's Odyssey and a raffle ticket for a meet and greet following the event. Chris will pull five raffle tickets at the end of his presentation and the five lucky readers (+ one guest each) will get to meet him after the event, take photos with him, and have their books personalized (up to five books per person).

*Ticketed event - tickets available beginning Thursday, July 7, in-store at Children's Book World (sorry no phone orders), on-line below, and at the event (subject to availability). Each ticket includes a pre-signed copy of The Land of Stories: An Author's Odyssey. Pre-signed book will be available for purchase. There will be no signing line at the event.



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STORYTIME & BOOK SIGNING
Lisze Bechtold
Saturday, August 6, 10:30 a.m.
Ages 3-8

Lisze Bechtold will share her charming new book, Buster the Very Shy Dog in the Great Bone Game, secrets about the real Buster and Phoebe, a view of the book creation process, a drawing demonstration, and a dog craft.

Available for signing:

  • Buster the Very Shy Dog in the Great Bone Game  $3.99p
  • Buster the Very Shy Dog  $3.99p
  • Buster the Very Shy Dog Finds a Kitten  $3.99p
 
 

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