Saturday Morning Stories and More at Children’s Book World


Janice Robinson-CelesteJuly 20: Janice Robinson-Celeste Storytime & Book Signing
Join author and early childhood specialist, Janice Robinson-Celeste as she reads her new book Big Kid: For when you’re feeling small in a BIG, BIG world. The delightful board book empowers young children and helps them to be brave while children learn pre-reading skills through repetition. Children will learn the Big Kid dance and song and participate in retelling Big Kid as a felt board story. Ages 2 – 6


Andrew & PollyJuly 27: Andrew & Polly Mini-Concert
By day, Andrew is a film composer and Polly creates music and sound design for commercials. In their spare time, they write and perform friendly, engaging music for children of all ages. Their folksy vocal harmony and cornucopia of acoustic instruments (mandolins, accordions, ukeleles, shakers, bananas) delight kids and parents alike. All ages,

Congratulations to CBW favs Andrew and Polly! Ear Snacks, Andrew & Polly’s wonderful podcast for kids, received a 2019 Parents’ Choice Gold Award! Check it out at:


Ina Buckner-BarnetteAugust 3: Ina Buckner-Barnette The Sunshine Storyteller
Join Ina Buckner-Barnette for “Summer Sunshine Fun”, an interactive collage of songs, movement and stories about summer. Get ready to sing, laugh and have summertime fun!




Kids on StageAugust 10: Creative Dramatics with Kids on Stage
Kids On Stage, a premier, award-winning performing arts company for youth and teens inspires kids with innovative theatrical curriculum and learning through play! Join Kids On Stage for their popular theatrical class, Creative Dramatics, which includes theater games, character creation, storytelling and an improvised ‘Play Of The Day’. Ages 4-8



Mista Cookie JarAugust 17: Mista Cookie Jar
LA-based “kindie rocker,” Mista Cookie Jar, brings his urban-island-folky-rock-&-roll sounds to Children’s Book World. Blending a background in creative writing, poetry & hip-hop production, his music, regularly featured on Sirius XM’s Kids Place Live!, oozes positivity & love. Settle in as Mista Cookie Jar serenades the crowd with his “stars and moon” steel guitar, mixing a rock star excitement with the warmth of family music. Bubbles will end the show.


Isabel BrazonAugust 24: Isabel Brazon Spanish Music Fun
Please join us for a fun, educational morning with Isabel Brazon, the creator of Baila Baila Spanish Music for kids. Come sing and dance while you learn some Spanish in this very interactive and dynamic 30 minutes show. Ages 3-7



Cassandra Federman, August 31August 31: Cassandra Federman Storytime & Launch Party
When a second-grader writes a school report about sea cows in the delightful This Is a Sea Cow, the subject is not happy with her portrayal. Sea Cow—or Manatee, as she prefers to be called—comes to life on the pages of the report and sets the record straight with fascinating facts about manatees. Ages 4-8