Join Scholastic on the ultimate reading road trip as we tour the country with our favorite authors, illustrators, and characters!
This July, Scholastic is partnering with bookstores and libraries in communities nationwide, hosting reading festivals for families with kids ages 0-12. Bring your reader to this fun (and FREE!) family event to meet authors, take photos with beloved costume characters, win prizes, and more.
Featured author: Sandra Markle
Sandra Markle is the author of more than two hundred children's books, which have won numerous awards, including Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, IRA/CBC Children's Choice, NSTA/CBC Outstanding Trade Books for Children, NCTE Orbis Pictus Recommended, and ALA Notable Books for Children. She lives in Florida.
Featured author: Stephen Savage
Stephen Savage is the author and illustrator of Where's Walrus?, which was named a best book of the year by Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, the Horn Book, and the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. He is also the illustrator of the acclaimed New York Times bestselling picture book Polar Bear Night, written by Lauren Thompson, which was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book. When Stephen is not on the run, he lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and their daughter.
Featured author: Ru Xu
Ru Xu grew up in Indianapolis and received a degree in Sequential Art from the Savannah College of Art and Design. She is the creator of the popular webcomic Saint for Rent, and NewsPrints is her first graphic novel. Her favorite things include historical fiction, fat birds, and coffee-flavored ice cream. Visit Ru online at www.ruemxu.com and on Twitter at @ruemxu.