Events

Autumn-Winter-Spring, 2019-2020

October 1

Tenderloin School, San Francisco

 Authors Day!

October 22

Jefferson School, San Francisco

Authors Day!

October 24

Burbank Elementary School, Hayward, CA

Author-illustrator visit

November 9

Fort Bragg Public Library, Fort Bragg, CA

11 a.m.

As part of "Wild About Butterflies (and other Pollinators) Month", the library will host a reading and art lesson based on Elisa's book GLASSWINGS: A BUTTERFLY'S STORY.

https://fortbragglibrary.org/event/glasswings-butterfly/

 

 

November 9

Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books

Corner of Main & Kasten, Mendocino, CA

2-3 p.m.

Meet and greet and book signing 

November 16 

Orion School, Redwood City, CA 

18th annual Author & Illustrator Fair 
10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

The fair invites children’s authors and illustrators each year to engage with students, parents, librarians, and the greater Bay Area community in their art of writing and illustrating.

https://www.facebook.com/OrionSchoolAuthorIllustrator/

December 8

11th Annual Albany Middle School Arts and Crafts Fair, Albany, CA

11:00 a.m.--3:00 p.m.

Enjoy holiday shopping from local artists while benefiting the Albany public schools! 

Elisa will be signing her newest book and have plenty of other books and prints on hand.

 

December 14

Opening events for the exhibit "Now & Then: Contemporary Artists and their Childhood Art."

Through May 10, 2020 at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA

https://www.carlemuseum.org/content/upcoming-exhibitions

Join Elisa for a collage art project, "Snowflakes and Snow Monkeys" at the opening events on December 14th!

 

January 24

Del Rey School, Orinda, CA

Author-illustrator visit 

 

February 15

HIRO'S HATS signing and snow monkey craft for children and families!

Sausalito Books by the Bay 11a.m.-12pm.

https://www.sausalitobooksbythebay.com

 

 

February 23

San Mateo-Foster City, CA Education Foundation

Read-A-Thon Reception

Featured author presentation

 

February 25

Castro Valley CA Public Library, 5:30-7:30

Author-illustrator presentation

Castro Valley  Coop Pre-School, Family Literacy Night 

 

 

February 29

HIRO'S HATS Book signing and presentation

Book Passage Bookstore, Corte Madera,CA 11a.m.-12p.m.

 

March 3

Woodland School, Portola Valley, CA

Author-illustrator presentations

March 7-April 4

Diablo Valley College, CA

"The Art of the Book,"

An exhibit of original art from the picture books of five California illustrators

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE SHELTER-IN-PLACE ORDER

March 29

HIRO'S HATS at The Reading Bug,

785 Laurel Street San Carlos CA 94070 11a.m.-12p.m.

Bring the family to hear Elisa read from her newest book, “Hiro’s Hats” — and to engage in a lively drawing and storytelling presentation.

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE SHELTER-IN-PLACE ORDER

Here are some ways to support the beautiful Reading Bug in the meantime:

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Please download our FREE podcast, Reading Bug Adventures, available on Apple Podcasts or where ever podcasts are heard. Perfect for home-schooling!

 

We are live on facebook every morning at 11am Pacific time with storytime:  facebook.com/readingbug

 

Thank you for your support!

 

April 7th

Kepler's Books, Menlo Park, 4-6 p.m.

HIRO'S HATS Storytime, drawing demo, and book signing

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE SHELTER-IN-PLACE ORDER

But you can order HIRO'S HATS, and other books for all ages at https://www.keplers.com/

May 5

San Anselmo Montessori School

Author-illustrator visit