• Stay tuned for Ninja Day 2016!
Past Events
  • Sunday, Mar 20, 2016 3-5 PM. The many places we call “Home”: Journeys, Imagination and Memory
    A Conversation with Ed Young, Jerry Pinkney and Peter Sís
     Estherwood Mansion, The Masters School, 49 Clinton Avenue, Dobbs Ferry.  Home can be both an inspiration and a place to leap from. Join us as we talk with Ed Young, Jerry Pinkney and Peter Sís about their creative journeys and how the many facets of "home" inspires them. Conversations are moderated by PBS Arts Correspondent Christina Ha.
  •  Through January 2015. Ed Young will be part of the The Hastings Village Arts Commission presents OUR RIVER: A Group Exhibition by the Studio Collective November 21, 2014 - January 15, 2015
  • Barbara DaCosta will be part of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and University of Minnesota's Children's Literature Research Collections / Kerlan Collection,Monday, November 10th POSTPONED DUE TO WINTER WEATHER
  • September 21, 2013 Barbara DaCosta at 14th annual Celebration of Minnesota Children's Authors and Illustrators. Free. Red Wing, Minnesota, at the Anderson Center
    September 8, 11:15 a.m. Barbara DaCosta at the Target Children's Book Festival, Bloomington, Minnesota
  • September 15, 2 p.m. Ed Young at Children's Book Day, Tarrytown, New York.
  • September 22, 11 a.m. Barbara DaCosta Book Launch at Wild Rumpus Bookstore, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • September 23, 12:40 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Ed Young at the National Book Festival, Washington, D.C.
  • September 28, 10:30 a.m. Story Time with Barbara DaCosta, at Barnes and Noble--Harmar, Roseville, Minnesota
  • September 29, 2 p.m. Ed Young at the Baltimore Book Festival, Baltimore, Maryland
  • September 30, 2 p.m. Barbara DaCosta at Red Balloon Bookstore, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • October 12-14, Ed Young at Southern Festival of Books, Nashville, Tennessee 
  • October 13, 10:30 a.m. "Ninja Day" with Barbara DaCosta, Washburn Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota, registration required.
  • October 13, 1:30 p.m. Barbara DaCosta at the Twin Cities Book Festival, State Fair Grounds, St Paul, Minnesota 
  • October 13-December 30 2012Art Exhibition "A Journey Without End: Ed Young"  Josyln Museum, Omaha, Nebraska. View original art from thirteen of Ed Young's books.
  • December 1, 4:00 p.m. Barbara DaCosta and other Children's Authors entertain at Once Upon a Crime Books, Minneapolis, Minnesota, featuring:
    Michael Dahl - "Hocus Pocus Hotel"
    Barbara DaCosta - "Nighttime Ninja"
    David Housewright - "Finders Keepers"
    Mary Logue - "Sleep Like a Tiger"
    Lance Zarimba - "Oh No, My Brother is Frankenstein's Monster"
    Jess Lourey - "The Toadhouse Trilogy: Book One"
    Anne Sawyer-Aitch - "Nahlah and the Pink Tiger" 
  • December 9th, 1-3 p.m. Barbara DaCosta booksigning at Sun Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • December 8th, 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Ed Young appears at Galapagos Books' annual event at James Harmon Community Center, 44 Main Street, Hastings-on-Hudson.
    Meet the authors and illustrators of your favorite children’s and young adult books. Besides Ed Young, also meet: 
    Sarah’s Laughter by Tom Milton, 
    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Ron Barrett, 
    Twinkle Twinkle Little Star by Jerry Pinkney, 
    In the Forest of Your Remembrance by Gloria Pinkney, 
    The Boy who loved Words by Roni Schotter
    Frank Sinatra by James Kaplan, 
    Zack Files, Weird Planet by Dan Greenburg
    Andrew Lost by J.C. Greenburg,
    Superhero Joe by Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman
    Pat Schories by jack Series, Little Science Books by Loria Adams
    Biscut Books by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, 
    The Conference of the Birds by Peter Sis
  • October 13-December 30 2012Art Exhibition "A Journey Without End: Ed Young"  Josyln Museum, Omaha, Nebraska. View original art from thirteen of Ed Young's books. 
  • December 22, 2012 10 a.m. Barbara DaCosta at Sovereign Grounds Coffeeshop. Puppets and storytelling.
  • February 23, 2013 Hubbs Childrens Literature Conference. Barbara DaCosta  will lead a session on "Story and Picture: How a Picture Book is Developed" How does an idea for a story blossom into words and become married to pictures? What are the steps in the process? What challenges come along the way? DaCosta will share drafts, dummies, and early complete versions of Nighttime Ninja.
  • February 24th---- Ed Young at Butler University inaugural Butler Lecture "The House Baba Built," will be held at 6 p.m. in the Bluhm Lecture Hall, Parmer Hall Room 108, on Dominican's Main Campus, 7900 W. Division Street, River Forest, Illinois.
  • February 24, 12-4 p.m. Barbara DaCosta will be signing books at Sun Gallery in Minneapolis 
  • March 21, 7 pm, Barbara DaCosta at Red Balloon for Children's Literature Network Chapter and Verse
  • April 13, Barbara DaCosta appears at St Peter Minnesota Book Festival 
  • May 18-19, 2013, Barbara DaCosta will be presenting at the Loft Children's and Young Adult Literature Conference in Minneapolis on "How to Create Tension in a Picture Book."
  • June 11, Barbara DaCosta at Excelsior Bay Books, Trolley Ride!