BookKids: Ready for Spring!

A look into our stellar Kids events programming this spring! Trust us friends, you won’t want to miss meeting these literary stars– including Adam Rubin, Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen, Rhett Miller, Dan Santat, and many more!

Dr. Seuss’s Birthday! – Sat, March 2 @ 10:30 AM

What better way to celebrate this iconic author’s birthday than with a super special storytime featuring one of his most famous characters?! That’s right– the Cat in the Hat himself will be at storytime, ready to sing “Happy Birthday” and take photos with all you lovely readers! Join us in the amphitheater!

Support San Antonio debut author, Charlotte Sullivan Wild – Sat, March 2 @ 2 PM


We’re thrilled to welcome Texas author (and Twig bookseller) Charlotte Sullivan Wild, here to share her adorable picture book The Amazing Idea of You, which celebrated new life in all its splendor!

9781534406827_6c10dGreg Foley returns with a board book! – Sat, March 9 @ 2 PM

If you loved Kat Writes a Song as much as we did, then you’re in for a treat– Kat is back with another great beat! Come meet author-illustrator Greg Foley, who will be signing copies of his new board book, Kat Keeps the Beat.


We want to make sure you all get plenty of storytime while school is out for spring break! Come up to the amphitheater every day from 3/18 to 3/23 at 10:30 AM to listen to our favorite books, coloring and crafts, plus some yummy snacks!

Live painting with Starla Michelle! – Sat, March 23 @ 2 PM

starlahalfmann.jpgIf you’ve ever wandered around Anthropologie, we bet you’ve seen one of Starla Michelle’s beautiful designs! Now this local artist has created a picture book, Alphabet Kingdom, and she is celebrating its release with a signing and live painting!

Story Pirates Present: Digging Up Danger! – Sun, March 31 @ 2 PM


We’re thrilled to host the hilarious and talented STORY PIRATES for another performance! This year, they’re here to present their new book, Digging Up Danger. Come laugh, sing, learn, and get your book signed. Order it from BookPeople for a signing line ticket!

No More Poems! with Rhett Miller & Dan Santat – Tues, Apr 15 @ 6:30 PM

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Prepare yourself to laugh out loud with No More Poems!, a wonderfully clever poetry collection from the singer-songwriter of the Old 97s, Rhett Miller. Illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat, No More Poems! is a great gift for music, poetry, and art lovers alike! Come meet the author and illustrator 4/15 at 6:30!

Butterin’ our toast with Kate DiCamillo & Chris Van Dusen! – Wed, April 16 @ 6:30 PM


Aaaaaaaaaah! Can you tell we’re just a tad excited? Kate DiCamillo and Chris Van Dusen, the creators of beloved Mercy Watson series, will be here to celebrate the release of A Piglet Named Mercy. In this gorgeous picture book, we get to learn the Mercy origin story: how she came to live with the Watsons (and fall in love with buttered toast). Pre-order your copy for a signing line ticket & join us what is sure to be an unforgettable event with these creators!

Enter our high-five contest with Adam Rubin! – Mon, April 29 @ 4 PM

9780525428893_73dccDo you love tacos?! Do you love high fives?! So do we– and so does author Adam Rubin, of Dragons Love Tacos fame! In order to celebrate the release of his new book, High Five! we’ll be hosting a signing April 29th– come get your book signed and snag a delicious taco before they’re gone!

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