Jostein Gaarder at the Brooklyn Book Festival, International Showcase

From as far away as Argentina and Norway, some of the world’s most celebrated children’s authors are coming to Brooklyn. Five international authors share the stage to show how different and engaging stories from other countries can be. Welcoming to our shores Jostein Gaarder from Norway, Liniers from Argentina, Majel van der Meulen from the Netherlands, […]

Jostein Gaarder at the Brooklyn Book Festival, “Acquired Knowledge: The Mysteries and Perils of Adolescence” Panel

Borough Hall Media Room 209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn

Education goes far beyond the classroom, especially when it comes to the lessons that cut the deepest. Whether we have grown apart from a lifelong friend in adolescence, explored philosophical ideas typically considered beyond a child’s grasp, or lost a close friend far before their time, the roller-coaster ride of youth. Claire Messud (The Burning […]

Conversation with Jostein Gaarder and Lisa Von Drasek

Milkweed Books at Open Book 1011 Washington Avenue South, Suite 107, Minneapolis

Join best-selling Norwegian author Jostein Gaarder (Sophie's World) and Lisa Von Drasek, Curator of Children's Literature Research Collections at the University of Minnesota, for an evening of conversation. Stick around and celebrate the release of his Gaarder's new picture book, Questions Asked (illustrated by Akin Düzakin), published by Archipelago Books. The New York Times Book […]

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Jostein Gaarder presents Questions Asked

Wild Rumpus Books 2720 West 43rd Street, Minneapolis

Join us for an evening of wonder for all ages with best-selling Norwegian author Jostein Gaarder (Sophie's World). We will be celebrating the release of his new picture book, Questions Asked (illustrated by Akin Düzakin). The New York Times Book Review called it, "a simple list of big questions all of us would do well […]

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Storytime with Roger Mello at Books of Wonder

Books of Wonder 18 W. 18th St., New York

Join the award-winning Brazilian illustrator Roger Mello for an evening of conversation and a book reading of his latest book Feather, written by one of China's most celebrated children's authors, Cao Wenxuan. Born in 1965, Roger Mello grew up in the midst of Brazil's military dictatorship. An illustrator, writer, and playwright, his first book available […]

Storytime with Roger Mello at Green Apple Books on the Park

Green Apple Books 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco

Green Apple Books on the Park is celebrating the launch of Archipelago Books’ new children’s book press Elsewhere Editions, with a reading of Roger Mello’s You Can’t Be Too Careful! followed by a discussion about international children’s literature with Daniel Hahn, editor of the Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature. Sponsored by the Center for the […]

Storytime with Roger Mello at the Grand Avenue Public Library

Grand Avenue Public Library 306 Walnut Ave., South San Francisco

Join the award-winning Brazilian illustrator Roger Mello for a bilingual reading of Elsewhere Editions' recent release You Can’t Be Too Careful!. Born in 1965, Roger Mello grew up in the midst of Brazil’s military dictatorship. An illustrator, writer, and playwright, his first book available in English is Be Careful What You Wish For. In addition […]

Storytime with Roger Mello at Third Place Books (Ravenna)

Third Place Books Ravenna 6504 20th Ave NE, Seattle

Join award-winning Brazilian illustrator, writer and playwright Roger Mello for a book reading and discussion. Mello's first book, Be Careful What you Wish For is available in English. His most recent book, Feather which was written by one of China's most-known children's authors Cao Wenxuan, will be coming out in November. In addition to his […]

Alyson Waters and Donald Nicholson-Smith at Albertine

Albertine Books 972 5th Ave., New York

Join our children's book translators Alyson Waters and Donald Nicholson-Smith for a morning of fun and discovery around Claude Ponti’s My Valley and Hīznobyūtī and Philippe Fix’s Seraphin. In My Valley, Ponti leads us on a journey through the enchanted world of the Twims (tiny, extremely lovable, monkey-like creatures), a universe where uprooted buildings soar through […]

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Roger Mello at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 280 900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans

Join us for Roger Mello in conversation with other international award-winning authors and illustrators, focusing on cultural connections. Roger Mello has illustrated over 100 titles – 22 of which he also wrote – and his unique style and adroit sense of color continues to push the boundaries of children’s book illustration. Rather than relying on […]

Roger Mello at the Chicago Public Library

Harold Washington Library Center 400 S. State Street, Chicago

Join Roger Mello for a story time and drawing session at the Thomas Hughes Children’s Library. Roger Mello has illustrated over 100 titles – 22 of which he also wrote – and his unique style and adroit sense of color continues to push the boundaries of children’s book illustration. Rather than relying on written narrative […]

Storytime with Roger Mello at Evanston Public Library

Evanston Public Library 1703 Orrington Ave., Evanston

The Evanston Public Library is celebrating the launch of Charcoal Boys with a reading and drawing session with Roger Mello! Roger Mello has illustrated over 100 titles – 22 of which he also wrote – and his unique style and adroit sense of color continues to push the boundaries of children’s book illustration. Rather than relying […]