Friday, July 5, 2013

UCONN Children's Book Fair- Meet the Authors!


Here are a few highlights from the Connecticut Children's Book Fair. A great time was had by all, and the DMS is looking forward to the next one!

Authors Jerry Spinelli & Stephanie Robinson
Amazing to meet with Jerry Spinelli! He stopped by to chat with us on Friday, November 23rd! 

Jerry Spinelli books: 
Stargirl
Loser
Wringer
The Library Card

Authors Patricia Maclachlan & Stephanie Robinson

It was also cool to listen to Patricia Maclachlan- her stories were wonderful and it was great to get a chance to meet her in person! She is hilarious, and, for all of you dog lover's out there, this author is for you!



Patricia Maclachlan Books: 
Sarah, Plain and Tall
Skylark
Waiting for the Magic


Patricia Maclachlan talks about her experience as a writer

Bryan Collier talks about his journey to becoming an artist

Authors Leslea Newman & Stephanie Robinson
It was also really nice to meet Leslea Newman. Margo loves the title of her book The Boy Who Cried Fabulous

Leslea Newman Books: 
Hatchiko Waits
Fat Chance
Felicia's Favorite Story
Too Far Away To Touch



HAPPY READING! ~ F & L


21 comments:

  1. Sounds/looks awesome! Jerry Spinelli is one of my all-time fave authors!

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  2. I think it wonderful that you got to spend some personal time meeting some of the authors. Always nice to hear them talk about their work but to actually meet them is extra special.

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    1. Hi Jemi, Thanks! Jerry Spinelli is awesome!

      Hi Petty, It was great to meet these wonderful writers and illustrators!

      Thanks for stopping by : ) ~ Jess & Stephanie

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  3. Now you've done it! I'm green all over. UCON Children's Book Fair AND Jerry Spinelli?

    I'm off to sulk for a bit, and then look for other children's books fairs I might go to. :-)

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    1. Hi Cleemckenzie, LOL- they are fun! Thanks so much for stopping by : )~ Jess & Stephanie

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  4. What fun...as much fun as BEA might be!

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    1. Hi Patty, We would love to attend the BEA- this was a blast too! Thanks so much for stopping by : ) ~ Jess & Stephanie

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  5. Looks like a great time! Hope you had a blast!

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    1. Hi Meradeth, We did! Thanks so much for stopping by : ) ~ Jess & Stephanie

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  6. Looks like a fun event! SO happy you got to meet some great authors! Have a wonderful weekend!

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    1. Hi Heidi, Thanks! It was an excellent experience! Lovely to hear from you : ) ~ F

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  7. Oh, wow! You met Jerry Spinelli. Really jealous over here (;
    Glad you had a great time!

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    1. Hi Adriana, He was great! Thanks so much for popping by to share your thoughts with us : ) ~ Jess & Stephanie

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  8. You have been busy while I've been away. I'm going to sit back with a nice cup of tea (of course!) and spend a while catching up on all your posts.

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    1. Hi Barbara, Thanks! We always look forward to hearing from you! ~ Jess & Stephanie

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  9. Appears a great time was had by all! What a wonderful way to spend the day.

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    1. Hi Anna Maria, It was a lovely day! Thanks so much for stopping by : ) ~ Jess & Stephanie

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  10. Looks like an awesome day! Glad to know you guys had a blast.

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    1. Claudine- It was tons of fun. :) ~Stephanie and Jess

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  11. You know, we just don't have these around here. It looks like so much fun, meeting authors and having your pic taken with them.

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    1. Donna- I hope some book fairs come around where you live because they are such fun. :) It is so exciting to meet authors. ~L

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