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LA Times Festival of Books at USC

Event date: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 5:00pm
Event address: 
University of Southern California
University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Once Upon A Time is excited to be a part of the wonderful festival of books that is a highlight of our year. At our large, corner booth in the Children's section, we are partnering with Scholastic, Simon and Schuster Kids and Macmillan Kids/Bloomsbury.  We also will be "special sellers"  for the "Reading By 9" Children's Stage, with a great lineup on both days, check out the schedule below. 

  This schedule may be subject to change.

Los Angeles Times Festival of Book 2017 Schedule for Once Upon A Time Bookstore Booth 732

Click on image to download PDF for printing. 

Picture Book Authors and Illustrators

Chris Robertson

Barbara Bottner

Karen Winnick

Doyin Richards

Salina Yoon

David Shannon

Marcie Colleen

Karen Lechlet

Frans Vischer

Eugene Yelchin

Erica Silverman

Eliza Wheeler

Sarah Aspinall

Laurie Berkner

Cindy Jenson-Elliott

Middle Grade Authors and Illustrators

James Burks

Jarrett Krosoczka

Danna Middleton

Jill Diamond

Janet Tshjian

Javaka Steptoe

Carter Higgins

James Hannibal

Isabel Quintero

Shannon Hale

LeUyen Pham

Leslie Margolis

Mary Peterson

Amy Sarig King

Greg Pincus

Michael Dante DiMartino

YA Authors

Lilliam Rivera

Marisa Reichardt

Ellen Hopkins

Maggie Thrash

Faith Erin Hicks

Anna-Marie McLemore

Morgan Matson

Maurene Goo

Renee Watson

Reading by 9 Children's Stage Schedule

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books 2017 Reading by 9 Children's Stage

Harry Potter Audiobooks through Libro.fm

Staff Picks

A note of caution: this book will ensnare your life and you won’t be able to put it down until the final, anxiety-filled page is turned. On the surface, this is a pretty straightforward mystery: A supermodel with a troubled past is deemed by the police to have committed suicide when her body is found on the ground below the balcony of her posh London flat. But her brother thinks something more sinister is at play and enlists the help of private detective Cormoran Strike. But this book is anything but straightforward. Strike, a paraplegic war veteran investigates every claim with the precision he learned in the military. He also has a troubled past… his late mother lead a life riddled with addiction and adversity. And as Strike delves further into the life of the troubled model, his own past demons and memories color his investigation. Not only is this mystery masterfully written, plotted out, and riveting, it speaks authentically to a multitude of issues like how society judges women who lead unconventional lives, psychological trauma, and the trials and intricacies of family. (Also, this book was actually written by J.K. Rowling under a pseudonym). - Linnea