Events



  • Sat
    07
    Oct
    2017
    11:00 amTempe, AZ

    Join us on Saturday, October 7th at 11am for a special Book Launch Party, and Storytime at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, AZ. We will have snacks, stickers and coloring pages. An ASL Interpreter will be joining Juana at the event.

    Changing Hands Bookstore is located at 6428 S McClintock Dr in Tempe, AZ.

  • Tue
    10
    Oct
    2017
    10:30 amMesa, AZ


    Join us for Preschool Storytime at the Dobson Ranch Library. We will be reading "La Princesa and the Pea" in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month and Indigenous People's Day.

    Mesa Dobson Ranch Public Library is located at 2425 S Dobson Rd, Mesa AZ 85202. For more info call 480-644-3554 or visit mesalibrary.org

  • Fri
    03
    Nov
    2017
    Austin, TX


    I'll be visiting TA Brown Elementary as part of the "Reading Rockstars" program on Friday, November 3rd. I look forward to meeting everyone!

    *This is a School Visit and not an event open to the public.

  • Sat
    04
    Nov
    2017
    Sun
    05
    Nov
    2017
    10:00am-5:00pmAustin, TX


    One of the largest and most prestigious literary festivals in the country, the annual Texas Book Festival features 250+ nationally and critically recognized adult and children’s authors, 20+ venues including the State Capitol, 80+ exhibitors, live music, local food trucks, family activities, and countless opportunities to meet authors and fellow book lovers.

    The Texas Book Festival is held in and around the grounds of the State Capitol Building in Austin. The event will be held Saturday, November 4th, and Sunday, November 5th. It is a FREE event open to the public.

    For more information, details on transportation, parking, and more visit: texasbookfestival.org/attend/.

    AHORA SÍ
    Day: Saturday, November 4, 2017
    Time: 10:00-10:30
    Session Location: Ahora Si Tent
    Congress Ave. between 8th St. and 9th St.
    Signing Location: Children’s Signing Tent
    Title/Brief description: Ahora Sí is our bilingual Spanish/English tent that features authors in Spanish and bilingual sessions throughout the weekend. Picture book authors are invited to read in Spanish or English, whichever they prefer.

    READ ME A STORY
    Day: Saturday, November 4, 2017
    Time: 12:30-1:00
    Session Location: Read Me A Story Tent
    Congress Ave. between 9th St. and 10th St.
    Signing Location: Children’s Signing Tent
    Title/Brief description: Author Juana Martinez-Neal reads "La Princesa and the Pea"! Introduced by a local elementary school class.

  • Wed
    08
    Nov
    2017
    8:00am - 5:00pmPhoenix, AZ


    AASL 18th National Conference Pre-Conference Cultural Tour
    Art and Architecture in the American Southwest

    This full-day tour will immerse attendees in art and architecture of the American Southwest.

    The day starts with a 1.5-hour tour of Taliesin West, the beloved winter home and studio of innovative architect, writer, and educator Frank Lloyd Wright.

    In the afternoon, guests will travel to the home of Mary Wong, a former school librarian in the Phoenix area. Guests will receive a boxed lunch, before setting out to view more than 100 illustrations in Mary’s home.

    Tour participants will have the opportunity to meet five local illustratorsLynne Avril, Molly Idle, Wendy Watson, Mike Venezia, and Juana Martinez-Neal – and win their donated sketches, small art spots and drawings as door prizes. The illustrators will be available for Q/A sessions regarding their work and upcoming projects. Their books will also be available for purchase and autographing.

    An additional registration fee of $70 is required in advance of the event. For more details and to sign-up for the tour, visit: national.aasl.org

  • Thu
    09
    Nov
    2017
    Sun
    12
    Nov
    2017
    9:00am - 4:30pmPhoenix, AZ


    AASL 18th National Conference will be held in Phoenix this year! It will be held at Phoenix Convention Center located at 100 N 3rd St in Phoenix, AZ 85004. For more details, visit: national.aasl.org

    Signings and Appearances
    Friday, November 10th - 12:30 to 1:00pm - Penguin signing "La Princesa and the Pea"
    Friday, November 10th - 1:30 to 2:00pm - Candlewick Press signing for "Alma and How She Got Her Name" and "Alma y cómo obtuvo su nombre"
    Saturday, November 11th - 12:00 to 12:15pm - AuthorPalooza

    Hope to see you there!

  • Tue
    14
    Nov
    2017
    10:30 amMesa, AZ


    Join us for Preschool Storytime at the Red Mountain Library. We will be reading "La Princesa and the Pea".

    Mesa Red Mountian Public Library is located at 635 N Power Rd, Mesa, Arizona 85205. For more info call 480-644-3860 or visit mesalibrary.org

  • Sat
    18
    Nov
    2017
    11:00 amWashington, DC


    Join us for an Author Storytime at East City Bookshop. We'll be reading "La Princesa and the Pea", drawing and signing copies of the book. There will be stickers to share, too.

    East City Bookshop is located at 645 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Suite 100 in Washington, DC 20003. For more info call 202-290-1636 or visit eastcitybookshop.com

  • Sat
    02
    Dec
    2017
    9:00am-2:00pmPhoenix, AZ

    Gardner's Book Service

    I'll signing "La Princesa and the Pea" and "La Madre Goose" at Gardner's Annual Open House.

    GBS is located at 11226 N 23rd Ave, Suite 103 in Phoenix, AZ 85029. For more information call: (602) 863-6000 or visit their website.

  • Sat
    09
    Dec
    2017
    2:00pm-8:00pmMesa, AZ

    Mesa Book Festival

    Organized by Anthology, Inc., a Mesa, AZ, based literary non profit organization, the Mesa Book festival is intended to be the annual event to showcase the literary arts in the east valley.

    We'll have readers throughout the Festival at Mesa's Christmas Tree, a 30' tall Christmas tree that is the centerpiece of Mesa's annual holiday celebration, just for kids.

    The Mesa Book Festival will be held on December 9th from 2pm to 8pm in downtown Mesa -Macdonald Street between Main Street and 1st Avenue.

    More details to come.

  • Mon
    22
    Jan
    2018
    Thu
    25
    Jan
    2018
    Memphis, TN

    Details to come.

  • Fri
    09
    Feb
    2018
    Sun
    11
    Feb
    2018

    Details to come.

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