Pajama Story Time at The Story Shop

The Story Shop is hosting a Sleepy Stories Pajama Story Time on July 6th at 6:00 pm EST! We'll be reading some Sleepy Stories by Mario Levrero, passing out a bedtime snack, & practicing some sleepy stretches to help us get ready for bed! We'll have plenty of lovely bedtime story books ready to take […]

Bilingual Time: Sleepy Stories & Juan Hormiga at the San Diego Public Library

Join us on Friday, July 9th at 10:00am - 10:30am PDT (7:00am - 7:30am EST) for a very special Bilingual Storytime featuring Translators Alicia López and Robert Croll. Cuddle up with a blanket and escape into the whimsical dream world of Sleepy Stories, by Mario Levrero, beautifully read by Ms. Lopez. Mr. Croll takes us […]

Storytime and Conversation: In the Meadow of Fantasies with Wild Rumpus

Please join us on Saturday, November 6 at 11:00am CST (12:00pm EST) for a wonderful virtual storytime and conversation hosted by Wild Rumpus and featuring illustrator Nooshin Safakhoo and translator Sara Khalili. Enjoy a cozy Saturday immersed in the dreamy, poetic world of In the Meadow of Fantasies. This storytime and conversation will take place over […]

Book Share with Julie Flett, Nooshin Safakhoo, and Sara Khalili

Eric Carle Museum Online Event

As part of their Book Share series, the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art will be hosting a conversation between Julie Flett, Nooshin Safakhoo and Sara Khalili. This event will take place online, for more information and to register click here. Nooshin Safkhoo and Sara Khalili are the illustrator and translator, respectively, of Elsewhere […]

Join Assal Ghawami for storytime at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling

Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling 898 St Nicholas Ave, New York

Sunday, April 23rd at 1:30pm! 898 St Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10032 Filmmaker, actor, and educator Assal Ghawami will be leading a storytime at the Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling on April 23rd. Assal will be reading from In the Meadow of Fantasies, written by By Hadi Mohammadi, illustrated by Nooshin […]

Storytime with Cátia Chien at Vroman’s Bookstore!

Vroman's Bookstore 695 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena

Join illustrator Cátia Chien for storytime at Vroman's bookstore in Los Angeles! The event will take place on May 13 at 11 am PST. Cátia will be reading from Roger Mello’s João by a Thread, translated from the Portuguese by Daniel Hahn, and from her latest children's book, All the Beating Hearts. João by a […]

Storytime with Esmé Shapiro at Books are Magic

Books are Magic 122 Montague St, Brooklyn

Join illustrator Esmé Shapiro for storytime at Books are Magic on May 27th at 11 am. Esmé will be reading from Tina Oziewicz’s What Feelings Do When No One's Looking, illustrated by Aleksandra Zając and translated by Jennifer Croft from the Polish, and her own book My Self, Your Self.  In What Feelings Do When […]

Alphabet City Kids: Story Hour with Marika Maijala

City of Asylum 40 W. North Avenue, Pittsburgh

Featuring quarterly visits from authors writing books for elementary-aged children, the Alphabet City Kids series continues this month with Marika Maijala. Maijala will read from her recent book, Rosie Runs, translated by Mia Spangenberg. The event will be followed by a Q&A and an engagement activity with the author to help bring the book to […]


Reading and signing with Marika Maijala at The New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx

Join Marika Maijala at the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden for a special story time event in the Oak Swamp Story Spot. After the reading, there will be a book signing in The New York Botanical Garden Giftshop. Marika Maijala lives and works in Helsinki as an illustrator and children’s book writer. Her debut writing project, […]


The Art of Making Picture Books: Mia Spangbenberg, Jenni Erkintalo, and Marika Maijala at Scandinavia House

Scandinavia House 58 Park Ave, New York

Join author and artist Marika Maijala, translator Mia Spangbenberg, and Etana Editions children’s book publisher Jenni Erkintalo, in celebrating the release of Rosie Runs. They’ll discuss how Nordic children’s picture books are made, how authors and illustrators work together, the meaning and the work of translators, and trends and challenges in the Nordic children’s picture book […]


Marika Maijala: Artist Talk and Demo with Gary Lichtenstein Editions

MASS MoCA 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams

photo by Saara Mansikkamaki (New York Times) Celebrate the launch of Marika Maijala‘s Rosie Runs at MASS MoCA with an artist talk culminating in a hands-on silkscreen demo and studio tour with Gary Lichtenstein Editions. Marika Maijala lives and works in Helsinki as an illustrator and children’s book writer. Her debut writing project, Rosie Runs, […]


Crayons! Oil Pastels! Drawing with Illustrator Marika Maijala at the Brooklyn Book Festival

Makers & Creators Area, The Plaza of 5 Metrotech Center 5 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn

Join author and artist Marika Maijala at the Brooklyn Book Festival Children's Day! Makers & Creators Area The Plaza of 5 Metrotech Center Marika Maijala will share Rosie Runs, her "triumphant escape story" of a racing dog who dreams of forests, meadows, hares, and freedom. She will guide an interactive drawing workshop in which kids can […]