LA Times Festival of Books at USC 2018

Event date: 
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 10:00am to Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Event address: 
University of Southern California
University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089

 

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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 Simon and Schuster Kids, Macmillan Kids, and 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. 

Schedule is subject to change. 

All happening at Booth #732 in the Children's Section

If you aren't able to make it but would like a signed and personalized copy of a book, please order below and note that you would like it signed at the festival. 

Please click on the images below for a PDF of the schedule. 

Schedule of Authors & Illustrators at Booth #732 at the LA Times Festival of Books 2018 with Once Upon A Time Bookstore

Saturday, April 21, 2018

10 am: 

Caleb Roehrig signing White Rabbit (YA)

Dashka Slater signing The 57 Bus (YA) and The Antlered Ship (PB)

Sandhya Menon signing When Dimple Met Rishi (YA)

11 am: 

Emily Calandrelli signing Ada Lace, Take Me to Your Leader (MG)

Dana Simpson signing Unicorn of Many Hats (MG)

12 pm (Noon):

Leslie Margolis signing We Are Party People (MG)

John August signing Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire (MG)

Shea Ernshaw signing The Wicked Deep (YA)

1 pm: 

Chris Robertson signing If I Didn't Have You (PB)

Diane Lang signing Fur, Feather, Fin - All of Us Are Kin (PB)

Greg Foley signing Kat Writes a Song (PB)

Maggie Rudy signing City Mouse, Country Mouse (PB)

2 pm:

Renee Watson signing Piecing Me Together (YA)

Henry Turner signing Hiding (YA)

3 pm: 

Ava Dellaira signing In Search of Us (YA)

Michael DiMartino signing Warrior Genius (YA)

Maurene Goo signing I Believe in a Thing Called Love (YA)

4 pm: 

Marcie Colleen signing Cruising for a Snoozing (MG)

Josie Angelini singing Snow Lane (MG)

Cynthia Kadohata signing Checked (MG)

Sunday, April 22, 2018

10 am: 

Laurie Halse Anderson and Emily Carroll signing Speak: The Graphic Novel (YA)

Gloria Chao singing American Panda (YA)

11 am: 

Tillie Walden signing Spinning (YA)

Planaria Price singing Claiming My Place: Coming of Age in the Shadow of the Holocaust (YA)

Cecil Castellucci signing Don't Cosplay with My Heart (YA)

12 pm (Noon): 

Stephen Bramucci sgining Danger Gand and the Pirates of Borneo (MG)

Paul Noth singing How to Sell Your Family to the Aliens (MG)

David Shannon signing Bizzy Mizz Lizzie (PB)

1 pm: 

Dan Hanna signing Pout-Pout Fish and the Bully-Bully Shark (PB)

Eugene Yelchin singing Pip and Pup (PB)

Mary Peterson singing Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Car (PB)

Malcom Mitchell signing The Magician's Hat (PB)

2 pm: 

Henry Lien signing Peasprout Chen, Future Legend of Skate and Sword (MG)

Danielle Davis signing Zinnia and the Bees (MG)

Janet Tashjian signing My Life as a Youtuber (MG)

3 pm: 

B.T. Gottfred signing The Nerdy and the Dirty (YA)

Cynthia Weil signing 806 (YA),

Mary H.K. Choi signing Emergency Contact (YA)

 

Reading By 9 Children's Stage

(Once Upon a Time Bookstore is the "Special Seller" at this stage!!)

Reading By 9 Children's Stage at the LA Times Festival of Books 2018 with Special Seller Once Upon A Time Bookstore

Saturday, April 21, 2018

10:30 am:  Candice Fleming presenting Strongheart: Wonder Dog of the Silver Screen

11 am:  Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky presenting Rescue and Jessica: A Life-changing Friendship

11:30 am: Juan Felipe Herrera presenting Jabberwalking 

12 pm (Noon): Danica McKellar presenting Ten Magic Butterflies

12:30 pm:  Emily Calandrelli presenting Ada Lace, Take Me To Your Leader

1 pm: Story Pirates presenting Stuck in the Stone Age

1:30 pm: Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein presenting La vida de/The Life of Selena

2 pm:  Rob Sanders presenting Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

3:30 pm: Dashka Slater presenting The Antlered Ship

4 pm:   Junot Diaz presenting Islandborn and Lola, *Ticket required for signing line

4:30 pm:  Susan Lendroth presenting Natsumi!

Sunday, April 22, 2018

12 pm (Noon):  Roda Ahmed presenting Mae Among the Stars

12:30 pm:  Brendan Wenzel presenting Hello Hello

1 pm:  Juana Martinez-Neal presenting Alma and How She Got Her Name 

1: 30 pm: Greg Pizzoli presenting This Story is For You

2 pm:  David Shannon presenting Bizzy Mizz Lizzie

2:30 pm: Victoria Ying presenting Meow!

3 pm: Malcolm Mitchell presenting The Magician's Hat

3:30 pm:  James Burks presenting When Pigs Fly

For complete schedule of events, ticket, and parking information please visit the official website

White Rabbit Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250085658
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - April 24th, 2018

The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374303235
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 17th, 2017

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When Dimple Met Rishi Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481478687
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon Pulse - May 30th, 2017

Ada Lace, Take Me to Your Leader (An Ada Lace Adventure #3) Cover Image
By Emily Calandrelli, Tamson Weston (With), Renée Kurilla (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781481486040
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2018

Unicorn of Many Hats  (Phoebe and Her Unicorn Series Book 7) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781449489663
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - March 20th, 2018

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We Are Party People Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374303884
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 3rd, 2017

Arlo Finch in the Valley of Fire Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781626728141
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - February 6th, 2018

The Wicked Deep Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481497343
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon Pulse - March 6th, 2018

If I Didn't Have You Cover Image
By Alan Katz, Chris Robertson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781416978794
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 10th, 2018

Fur, Feather, Fin--All of Us Are Kin Cover Image
By Diane Lang, Stephanie Laberis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481447096
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beach Lane Books - May 1st, 2018

Kat Writes a Song Cover Image
By Greg Foley, Greg Foley (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781534406803
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little Simon - May 1st, 2018

City Mouse, Country Mouse Cover Image
By Maggie Rudy, Maggie Rudy (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781627796163
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 24th, 2017

Piecing Me Together Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681191058
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - February 14th, 2017

Hiding Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544284777
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarion Books - April 3rd, 2018

In Search of Us Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374305314
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 6th, 2018

Warrior Genius (Rebel Geniuses #2) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781626723375
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 2nd, 2018

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I Believe in a Thing Called Love Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374304041
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - May 30th, 2017

Super Happy Party Bears: Cruising for a Snoozing Cover Image
By Marcie Colleen, Steve James (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781250124166
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Imprint - March 13th, 2018

Snow Lane Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250150929
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Feiwel & Friends - January 2nd, 2018

Speak: The Graphic Novel Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780374300289
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - February 6th, 2018

American Panda Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481499101
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon Pulse - February 6th, 2018

Spinning Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626729407
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: First Second - September 12th, 2017

Claiming My Place: Coming of Age in the Shadow of the Holocaust Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374305291
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 13th, 2018

Don't Cosplay with My Heart Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338125498
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - January 2nd, 2018

The Danger Gang and the Pirates of Borneo! Cover Image
By Stephen Bramucci, Arree Chung (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781619636927
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - August 1st, 2017

How to Sell Your Family to the Aliens Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781681196572
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - April 3rd, 2018

The Pout-Pout Fish and the Bully-Bully Shark (A Pout-Pout Fish Adventure) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374304027
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 5th, 2017

Pip & Pup Cover Image
By Eugene Yelchin, Eugene Yelchin (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781627793940
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 24th, 2018

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Car Cover Image
By Kate Dopirak, Mary Peterson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481488037
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Beach Lane Books - February 13th, 2018

Peasprout Chen, Future Legend of Skate and Sword Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250165695
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 3rd, 2018

Zinnia and the Bees Cover Image
By Danielle Davis, Laura K. Horton (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781623708672
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Capstone Young Readers - August 1st, 2017

My Life as a Youtuber (The My Life series #7) Cover Image
By Janet Tashjian, Jake Tashjian (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781627798921
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 3rd, 2018

The Nerdy and the Dirty Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781627798501
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - November 15th, 2016

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806 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781939100146
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tanglewood - March 13th, 2018

Emergency Contact Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534408968
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 27th, 2018

Checked Cover Image
By Cynthia Kadohata, Maurizio Zorat (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781481446617
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - February 6th, 2018

Strongheart: Wonder Dog of the Silver Screen Cover Image
By Candace Fleming, Eric Rohmann (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101934104
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Schwartz & Wade - February 6th, 2018

Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763696047
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Candlewick - April 3rd, 2018

Jabberwalking Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780763692643
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - March 13th, 2018

Ten Magic Butterflies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101933824
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - February 13th, 2018

Ada Lace, Take Me to Your Leader (An Ada Lace Adventure #3) Cover Image
By Emily Calandrelli, Tamson Weston (With), Renée Kurilla (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781481486040
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2018

The Story Pirates Present: Stuck in the Stone Age Cover Image
By Story Pirates, Geoff Rodkey, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9781635650891
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Rodale Kids - March 6th, 2018

The Life of - La Vida de Selena Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780986109997
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Lil' Libros - March 6th, 2018

Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag Cover Image
By Rob Sanders, Steven Salerno (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399555312
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 10th, 2018

The Antlered Ship Cover Image
By Dashka Slater, Terry Fan (Illustrator), Eric Fan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481451604
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beach Lane Books - September 12th, 2017

Islandborn Cover Image
By Junot Díaz, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735229860
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - March 13th, 2018

Lola: Edición en español de ISLANDBORN Cover Image
By Junot Díaz, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525552819
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - March 13th, 2018

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Natsumi! Cover Image
By Susan Lendroth, Priscilla Burris (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399170904
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - March 13th, 2018

Mae Among the Stars Cover Image
By Roda Ahmed, Stasia Burrington (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062651730
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - January 9th, 2018

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Hello Hello Cover Image
By Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452150147
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - March 20th, 2018

Alma and How She Got Her Name Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763693558
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - April 10th, 2018

This Story Is for You Cover Image
By Greg Pizzoli, Greg Pizzoli (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781484750308
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - April 3rd, 2018

Bizzy Mizz Lizzie Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545619431
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: The Blue Sky Press - October 10th, 2017

Meow! Cover Image
By Victoria Ying, Victoria Ying (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062440969
Availability: Not in Stock - Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HarperCollins - October 3rd, 2017

The Magician's Hat Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338114546
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Inc. - February 27th, 2018

When Pigs Fly Cover Image
By James Burks, James Burks (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781484725245
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney-Hyperion - February 27th, 2018

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