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Stimola Live is a website of live stream events for kids, tweens, teens and the adults who read and make children’s books. All events are hosted by professional authors and illustrators represented by Stimola Literary Studio. Events will be archived on the Stimola Live YouTube Channel.

Rhyme Time with Dan Foster (ages 6-9)

Jul
16
Thu
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

In this live, interactive event, kids of all ages (as well as adults who still feel like kids) will be invited to explore the wacky world of rhyme. We will… Read More »Rhyme Time with Dan Foster (ages 6-9)

Past Events

Dinah Johnson’s BLACK MAGIC (all ages)

Jul
9
Thu
3:00 pm - 3:05 pm EDT

Please join author Dinah Johnson as she reads her picture book, BLACK MAGIC, a celebration of the color black. It will be released as a board book in 2021 by… Read More »Dinah Johnson’s BLACK MAGIC (all ages)

Top Five Writing Tips for Kids with J.H. Reynolds

Jul
7
Tue
10:00 am - 10:05 am EDT

Celebrate the release of the newest MonsterSeries book, Camp of No Return (MonsterStreet #4), by learning J.H. Reynolds top 5 writing tips for kids!

Start With A Map (ages 9+)

Jul
2
Thu
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm EDT

If you want to get to know your setting, start with a map! Maps offer writers a unique view of the countries (and sometimes planets) characters inhabit. This unique live,… Read More »Start With A Map (ages 9+)

Water Land: Telling Stories with Pictures (ages 3 – 8 )

Jun
16
Tue
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

Christy Hale reads not only the words but the pictures of her award-winning book, WATER LAND: Land and Water Forms Around the World. She will follow with ideas on how… Read More »Water Land: Telling Stories with Pictures (ages 3 – 8 )

Meter Matters: Poetic Pearls of Wisdom with Shannon Stocker (ages 11 and up)

Jun
15
Mon
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

In this interactive session, we will chat about different types of meter used in many lyrical manuscripts (poetry, rhyming picture books, writing in verse), as well as a few of… Read More »Meter Matters: Poetic Pearls of Wisdom with Shannon Stocker (ages 11 and up)

Writing about Space in Poetry and Prose (all ages)

Jun
9
Tue
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

Come see author Jane Peddicord share her interest in writing about space. She begins by describing how a childhood fascination with the night sky lead her to write Night Wonders,… Read More »Writing about Space in Poetry and Prose (all ages)

Frustration Free Drawing with Brian Anderson (all ages)

Jun
4
Thu
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm EDT

Join author-illustrator, Brian Anderson, while he live draws and shares some tips and tricks on how to overcome frustrations when trying to draw what you see in your mind. Bring… Read More »Frustration Free Drawing with Brian Anderson (all ages)

Historical Fiction: Putting Research into Motion (ages 10+/adults)

Jun
2
Tue
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm EDT

Lewis will be discussing research techniques, while also showing how that research can come alive on the page through character. No materials needed, maybe a notebook and pen. Lewis's books… Read More »Historical Fiction: Putting Research into Motion (ages 10+/adults)

Anatomy of a Comics Page with Alex Schumacher (12+/adult)

Jun
2
Tue
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

Kids and aspiring comics can follow along as Alex runs through the basics of what comprises a graphic novel/comics page including layout, directing the eye, panel placement, and more!

PITTER PATTERN with Pastel Rubbings (ages 4-6)

May
29
Fri
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm EDT

Joyce Hesselberth will read her newly released book PITTER PATTERN. Then she'll explore making patterns inside and out, with pastel rubbings! You can purchase Joyce's book at Ivy Bookshop.

Write What You Are Curious About – Inspirations Behind Finding Esme (ages 8-14)

May
28
Thu
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

Author, Suzanne Crowley, will walk you through how to develop ideas from life and your imagination in crafting a novel. Suzanne's books can be purchased at Interabang Books

Cooking Up a Great Plot (ages 7+)

May
28
Thu
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

Author Angie Lucas shares a kid-friendly writing lesson about the basics of plot and story structure, suitable for 2nd grade on up. You can purchase Angie's books at Kings English… Read More »Cooking Up a Great Plot (ages 7+)

I Hate Camp. I Wish I Didn’t, But I Do with author Julie Sternberg (ages 6-10)

May
26
Tue
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm EDT

Julie Sternberg will tell the story of her own complicated relationship with summer camp and her daughter's as well. Then she'll read LIKE BUG JUICE ON A BURGER, a short… Read More »I Hate Camp. I Wish I Didn’t, But I Do with author Julie Sternberg (ages 6-10)

CUBS IN THE TUB with Julie Downing (ages 8-10)

May
26
Tue
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm EDT

Julie will read her latest book, Cubs in the Tub, the story of the 1st woman zookeeper at the Bronx Zoo and share some of the research that goes into… Read More »CUBS IN THE TUB with Julie Downing (ages 8-10)

Stimola Live! with Author Maggie Ann Martin (ages 13 and up)

May
25
Mon
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm EDT

Hear from young adult author Maggie Ann Martin as she reads excerpts from her body-positive novel, TO BE HONEST, answers live viewer questions, and shares a sneak peek of her… Read More »Stimola Live! with Author Maggie Ann Martin (ages 13 and up)

Reading with Author Sam Taylor (ages 13 and up)

May
21
Thu
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm EDT

Young Adult fantasy author Sam Taylor will read an excerpt from her upcoming novel WE ARE THE FIRE, answer viewer questions, and will give a sneak-peak of her YA Icelandic… Read More »Reading with Author Sam Taylor (ages 13 and up)

Dogs and Doodles (ages 4-8)

May
21
Thu
3:00 pm - 3:20 pm EDT

Kate Feiffer discusses the dogs in her books and shows early drawings from Henry the Dog with No Tail, and her own dog doodles. Markers or crayons and paper for… Read More »Dogs and Doodles (ages 4-8)

Old MacDonald Had a Baby: Building a Visual Narrative to Update a Classic Song (ages 3-6)

May
21
Thu
2:00 pm - 2:40 pm EDT

Illustrator K-Fai Steele will walk you through her process for developing the visual narrative for OLD MACDONALD HAD A BABY, show some art, and lead you through a drawing workshop.… Read More »Old MacDonald Had a Baby: Building a Visual Narrative to Update a Classic Song (ages 3-6)

It’s a Dog – and Cat – Party! TWO DOGS ON A TRIKE Book Launch! (all ages)

May
19
Tue
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm EDT

Need to escape?! Join us for a fur-raising, off-the-leash reading adventure! Author Gabi Snyder and illustrator Robin Rosenthal will read and talk about their debut picture book, TWO DOGS ON… Read More »It’s a Dog – and Cat – Party! TWO DOGS ON A TRIKE Book Launch! (all ages)

DRAWING ON WALLS: A STORY OF KEITH HARING (ages 6 and up)

May
18
Mon
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

Matthew Burgess will share some pages from his new book, Drawing on Walls: A Story of Keith Haring, and then you'll do a fun drawing & book-making exercise inspired by… Read More »DRAWING ON WALLS: A STORY OF KEITH HARING (ages 6 and up)

Women’s History Flashback | Not Playing By The Rules with Lesa Cline-Ransome Video Premier (all ages)

May
15
Fri
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT

Can you believe there was a time when women weren't allowed to compete in marathons or wear bathing suits in public? Author Lesa Cline-Ransome shares the inspiring stories of female… Read More »Women’s History Flashback | Not Playing By The Rules with Lesa Cline-Ransome Video Premier (all ages)

Drawing my Norma and Belly comics Video Premier (ages 8 and up)

May
14
Thu
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

Watch comic Mika Song as she draws the final art for a Norma and Belly comic from pencils to inks. You can pre-order the first Norma and Belly book, Donut… Read More »Drawing my Norma and Belly comics Video Premier (ages 8 and up)

Lets Make Tie-Dye Paper Towels with Ana Dziengel (ages 3 – 11)

May
12
Tue
6:00 pm - 6:15 pm EDT

The time of this event has been changed from 5pm to 6pm EST. Sorry for any trouble this might cause. You'll be making Tie-Dye Paper Towels with Ana Dziengel from… Read More »Lets Make Tie-Dye Paper Towels with Ana Dziengel (ages 3 – 11)

Caleb Roehrig reads an excerpt of THE FELL OF DARK (ages 13 and up)

May
7
Thu
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm EDT

I'll read the first chapter (or two) from TFOD, and will keep the live chat on in case viewers wish to ask questions! Caleb is proud to support Literati Bookstore.… Read More »Caleb Roehrig reads an excerpt of THE FELL OF DARK (ages 13 and up)

Flash Fiction: Big Ideas, Small Stories (ages 12+)

Apr
3
Fri
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

MISSED THE LIVESTREAM? YOU CAN WATCH THE RECORDED VIDEO ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Flash fiction is invites us to create little stories that pack… Read More »Flash Fiction: Big Ideas, Small Stories (ages 12+)

Messy Storytime With Rita Meade! (ages 3-6)

Apr
3
Fri
3:00 pm - 3:20 pm EDT

MISSED THE LIVE EVENT? YOU CAN WATCH THE RECORDED VIDEO ON STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Join children's librarian and author Rita Meade for a reading of… Read More »Messy Storytime With Rita Meade! (ages 3-6)

“Ruby’s Sword” & “Caspian Finds a Friend” Storytime! (ages 3-7)

Apr
3
Fri
2:00 pm - 2:20 pm EDT

MISSED THE LIVE EVENT? YOU CAN WATCH THE RECORDED VERSION ON STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! NOTE - Due to power outages this event has been moved… Read More »“Ruby’s Sword” & “Caspian Finds a Friend” Storytime! (ages 3-7)

Creating Characters in a Flash (ages 6-11)

Apr
3
Fri
1:00 pm - 1:20 pm EDT

Let’s create some characters! I’ll show up with some funny names and create drawings of those characters on the spot while you watch! And if you like the names enough,… Read More »Creating Characters in a Flash (ages 6-11)

Lawrence in the Fall & Signs of Spring (ages 5-7)

Apr
3
Fri
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT

Using colored construction paper cut-out shapes, a gluestick and a few drawing tools, we'll explore the sights and sounds of springtime in nature. Paper and pencil is always fun to… Read More »Lawrence in the Fall & Signs of Spring (ages 5-7)

Read Aloud of Middle Grade novel Leaving Lymon (ages 10+)

Apr
3
Fri
10:00 am - 10:20 am EDT

I will be reading aloud from the first chapter of middle grade novel Leaving Lymon, the story of a young boy whose life has been turned upside down by his… Read More »Read Aloud of Middle Grade novel Leaving Lymon (ages 10+)

Book Sneak-Peek and STEM Activities: Magic Squares and Infinity Bracelets! (ages 5-10)

Apr
3
Fri
10:00 am - 10:45 am EDT

Amy will give a sneak peek into her new book THE BOY WHO DREAMED OF INFINITY and lead children through two STEM activities, making infinity bracelets and constructing magic squares.… Read More »Book Sneak-Peek and STEM Activities: Magic Squares and Infinity Bracelets! (ages 5-10)

Draw Dragon with illustrator Shanda McCloskey!

Apr
2
Thu
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

Ages 5-10+ Learn to draw Dragon from the brand new picture book, FIRE TRUCK VS. DRAGON (written by Chris Barton and illustrated by Shanda McCloskey)! Bring paper and something to… Read More »Draw Dragon with illustrator Shanda McCloskey!

Funny Animal Stories with Patrick Jennings (ages 7-11)

Apr
2
Thu
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm EDT

The author reads aloud one of his funny animal short stories, and talks about how he comes up with his ideas! Come ready with your own pencil and paper. There… Read More »Funny Animal Stories with Patrick Jennings (ages 7-11)

Scribbles to Creatures! Live drawing with Susan Szecsi (ages 5-99)

Apr
2
Thu
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EDT

When I was a kid, on long train journeys or just boring winter days we often played this with my father. Please send me your scribbles. They can be done… Read More »Scribbles to Creatures! Live drawing with Susan Szecsi (ages 5-99)

Coco Wants a Burger and Live Drawing with Nic McDougal (ages 5-10)

Apr
1
Wed
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm EDT

I'll read my book, Coco Wants a Burger and I'll guide my audience through a drawing exercise. Please bring paper and your choice of drawing utensil to the live event.… Read More »Coco Wants a Burger and Live Drawing with Nic McDougal (ages 5-10)

A Normal Pig Storytime + Drawing Workshop (ages 3-8)

Apr
1
Wed
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm EDT

Join K-Fai as she shares her book A Normal Pig! We'll talk about emotions and I'll walk you through how to draw a character (Pip!) experiencing the emotions you choose!… Read More »A Normal Pig Storytime + Drawing Workshop (ages 3-8)

Art Starters from TinkerLab: Open-ended Creative Activities that Spark Imagination (ages: Parents of kids 3-8)

Apr
1
Wed
1:00 pm - 1:20 pm EDT

Rachelle will share her favorite tips for supporting creativity at home, along with some easy activities parents can set up with basic supplies. Want to buy Rachelle's books? There is… Read More »Art Starters from TinkerLab: Open-ended Creative Activities that Spark Imagination (ages: Parents of kids 3-8)

Creating Characters through Drawing and Play Acting (ages 5-10)

Apr
1
Wed
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT

MISSED THE LIVESTREAM? YOU CAN WATCH THE RECORDED VIDEO ON STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE. Where do the ideas for characters come from? Author/illustrator Laura Kvasnosky, will… Read More »Creating Characters through Drawing and Play Acting (ages 5-10)

Help Me Draw This! : Live Drawing with Mika Song (ages 4 and up)

Apr
1
Wed
10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT

We’ll start with paint splotches and make it up as we go. I’ll be posting questions as I draw and your comments will help me turn shapes into a story.… Read More »Help Me Draw This! : Live Drawing with Mika Song (ages 4 and up)

WRITE A QUARAN-TEENY TALE! (ages 9-15)

Mar
31
Tue
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm EDT

Ready, set, ACTION! What’s in your plot toolbox? Can we make up a teeny tale together? We can try! Packed with fun & useful tips on how conflict makes your… Read More »WRITE A QUARAN-TEENY TALE! (ages 9-15)

Funny Animal Stories with Patrick Jennings (ages 7-11)

Mar
31
Tue
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm EDT

The author reads aloud one of his funny animal short stories, and talks about how he comes up with his ideas! Come ready with your own pencil and paper. There… Read More »Funny Animal Stories with Patrick Jennings (ages 7-11)

How My Book Came to Be (all ages)

Mar
31
Tue
2:00 pm - 2:20 pm EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! A few years ago, I had an idea for a children's book.… Read More »How My Book Came to Be (all ages)

EXPLORER ACADEMY: JOIN THE ADVENTURE (ages 8-12)

Mar
31
Tue
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm EDT

YOU CAN WATCH THE RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON STIMOLA YOUTUBE LIVE! CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Join Trudi Trueit, author of National Geographic's top selling EXPLORER ACADEMY series, as… Read More »EXPLORER ACADEMY: JOIN THE ADVENTURE (ages 8-12)

City Spies Read Along and discussion: Sleuths, Spies and Random Skulduggery (ages 8-13)

Mar
31
Tue
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT

I’m going to read from my just released City Spies and talk about writing spy stories and mysteries like the Framed! series. If you would like to take spy notes,… Read More »City Spies Read Along and discussion: Sleuths, Spies and Random Skulduggery (ages 8-13)

How to write any Story (ages 7+)

Mar
31
Tue
10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT

A simple and fun method that takes the mystery out of writing (or drawing) stories. Bring with you a notebook, favorite writing instrument and as much imagination as you would… Read More »How to write any Story (ages 7+)

Funny Animal Stories with Patrick Jennings (ages 7-11)

Mar
30
Mon
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm EDT

The author reads aloud one of his funny animal short stories, and talks about how he comes up with his ideas! Come ready with your own pencil and paper. There… Read More »Funny Animal Stories with Patrick Jennings (ages 7-11)

Reading from Finding Esme and Story Inspiration (ages 8-12)

Mar
30
Mon
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

A reading from Finding Esme (MG) and a short talk on where I find inspiration. Want to buy Suzanne's book, FINDING ESME? You can! Buy it here.

Reading of “MY NAME IS MOUNTAIN” and Nature-Inspired Yoga Poses (ages 3-8)

Mar
30
Mon
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Have you ever taken a walk through an old-growth forest, where the… Read More »Reading of “MY NAME IS MOUNTAIN” and Nature-Inspired Yoga Poses (ages 3-8)

How do I Plot My Story?” for Young Authors (ages 8-13)

Mar
30
Mon
1:00 pm - 1:35 pm EDT

Sneak peek reading of LUPE WONG WON’T DANCE. Then let’s dive in and plot your own story! Using The Hero’s Journey for young authors to plot out your own book!… Read More »How do I Plot My Story?” for Young Authors (ages 8-13)

Wally and Klondike Read-aloud and Character Drawing for Kids (ages 3-8)

Mar
30
Mon
12:00 pm - 12:25 pm EDT

A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT CAN BE SEEN ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE. Amanda will be reading Wally Does Not Want a Haircut and… Read More »Wally and Klondike Read-aloud and Character Drawing for Kids (ages 3-8)

Interactive Read aloud of The Noisy Paint Box and Drawing Demonstration (ages 4-10)

Mar
30
Mon
11:00 am - 11:45 am EDT

Join author, Barb Rosenstock, for an interactive read aloud of THE NOISY PAINTBOX. Once the live stream is complete, follow THIS LINK to join Mary Grandpre in a drawing demonstration… Read More »Interactive Read aloud of The Noisy Paint Box and Drawing Demonstration (ages 4-10)

A Friend for Henry Storytime and Craft (ages 3-7)

Mar
30
Mon
10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT

A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT CAN BE SEEN ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL! CLICK LINK ABOVE. Jenn will read her picture book, A Friend for Henry, and then… Read More »A Friend for Henry Storytime and Craft (ages 3-7)

Animal Character Writing Workshop! (ages 8-12)

Mar
28
Sat
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm EDT

THIS EVENT WAS RECORDED AND CAN BE VIEWED ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Let’s brainstorm an animal character together! Will yours wear a bow tie…… Read More »Animal Character Writing Workshop! (ages 8-12)

Let’s Draw! (ages 5+)

Mar
28
Sat
10:00 am - 10:30 am EDT

Using basic shapes let’s draw some animals! This will be a fun, easy to follow lesson and may include terrible Dad jokes…you have been warned! Please bring with you paper… Read More »Let’s Draw! (ages 5+)

Making Tiny Books and Zines (ages 5 and up )

Mar
27
Fri
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm EDT

A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT CAN BE SEEN ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. BE SURE TO WATCH PART 1 AND PART 2. USE THE LINK ABOVE. Use basic… Read More »Making Tiny Books and Zines (ages 5 and up )

Inside the Kaleidoscope: Turning Poems into a Novel (ages 14+)

Mar
27
Fri
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm EDT

YOU CAN VIEW A RECORDING OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK LINK ABOVE. I will read a sneak preview of CALL ME ATHENA, a YA novel-in-verse,… Read More »Inside the Kaleidoscope: Turning Poems into a Novel (ages 14+)

Reading, Breathing and maybe even a tree pose! (ages 4-10)

Mar
27
Fri
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT CAN BE SEEN ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE. I will be reading I AM HUMAN and look forward to… Read More »Reading, Breathing and maybe even a tree pose! (ages 4-10)

My Big, Dumb, Invisible Dragon storytime + activity (ages 6+)

Mar
27
Fri
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT

YOU CAN VIEW A RECORDING OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL! CLICK LINK ABOVE. Author, Angie Lucas and her 9-year-old daughter, Keira, will be reading Angie's picture… Read More »My Big, Dumb, Invisible Dragon storytime + activity (ages 6+)

Noah Green Saves the World (ages 9-11)

Mar
27
Fri
11:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! A reading from my book NOAH GREEN SAVES THE WORLD!

Read-Aloud SANDY’S CIRCUS and WHO SAYS WOMEN CAN’T BE DOCTORS!? (ages 4-8)

Mar
27
Fri
10:00 am - 10:40 am EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL! CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Spend the morning with award-winning author Tanya Lee Stone as she… Read More »Read-Aloud SANDY’S CIRCUS and WHO SAYS WOMEN CAN’T BE DOCTORS!? (ages 4-8)

Workshop – Nature Journaling for Kids (ages 8-12)

Mar
26
Thu
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! You won’t need to leave your home to engage and reconnect… Read More »Workshop – Nature Journaling for Kids (ages 8-12)

Fantasy World Building (ages 14+)

Mar
26
Thu
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm EDT

YOU CAN WATCH THE RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Sam Taylor will walk through her process for crafting entirely new… Read More »Fantasy World Building (ages 14+)

How to Write Your Own Novel Kit with author Lewis Buzbee (ages 9-13)

Mar
26
Thu
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! I'll give you all the tools you need to begin writing your… Read More »How to Write Your Own Novel Kit with author Lewis Buzbee (ages 9-13)

Baking and Reading with chef/author Caroline Wright! (ages 6 and up)

Mar
26
Thu
12:00 pm - 12:25 pm EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! I will read a little bit from my picture book LASTING… Read More »Baking and Reading with chef/author Caroline Wright! (ages 6 and up)

Draw Fire Truck with illustrator Shanda McCloskey! (ages 5-10+)

Mar
26
Thu
11:00 am - 11:30 am EDT

YOU CAN WATCH THE RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Learn to draw Fire Truck from the brand new picture book,… Read More »Draw Fire Truck with illustrator Shanda McCloskey! (ages 5-10+)

Let’s make an Iron-on transfer felt “Astrology Star Garland” (ages 3+/parents)

Mar
26
Thu
10:00 am - 10:45 am EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! I will read 2 of my Dear Little Baby Astrology books… Read More »Let’s make an Iron-on transfer felt “Astrology Star Garland” (ages 3+/parents)

Q&A session with J.H. Reynolds, author of MONSTERSTREET (ages 8-12)

Mar
26
Thu
9:00 am - 9:45 am EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Join author J.H. Reynolds for a Q&A session about the MONSTERSTREET series!… Read More »Q&A session with J.H. Reynolds, author of MONSTERSTREET (ages 8-12)

Body Positivity in Young Adult Lit + Reading from TO BE HONEST (ages 12+)

Mar
25
Wed
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL! CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Author Maggie Ann Martin explores what body positivity means and how… Read More »Body Positivity in Young Adult Lit + Reading from TO BE HONEST (ages 12+)

Story Time + Learn to Draw Animals with Simple Shapes and Shading (5-10 ages)

Mar
25
Wed
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Dorothia will read her debut book, I am Goose! Afterwards, she… Read More »Story Time + Learn to Draw Animals with Simple Shapes and Shading (5-10 ages)

The Trouble with Penguins SNEAK PEEK and character design workshop (ages 5-10)

Mar
25
Wed
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL. CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Join Rebecca Jordan-Glum for a sneak peek of her upcoming debut,… Read More »The Trouble with Penguins SNEAK PEEK and character design workshop (ages 5-10)

Storytime Sing-Along with Shannon Stocker (ages 3-8)

Mar
25
Wed
10:00 am - 10:25 am EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL! CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Join Shannon for a read-aloud of her picture book, CAN U… Read More »Storytime Sing-Along with Shannon Stocker (ages 3-8)

Tales of a Tails (ages 5-8)

Mar
25
Wed
9:00 am - 9:30 am EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL! CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! What happens when a dog has no tail and a world… Read More »Tales of a Tails (ages 5-8)

Draw with Dan & Jason! (ages 7-13)

Mar
24
Tue
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL! CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! We’re going to take you through the patented Dan & Jason… Read More »Draw with Dan & Jason! (ages 7-13)

Pitter Pattern Reading and Sharpie Tie Dye Project (ages 4-8+)

Mar
24
Tue
10:00 am - 10:25 am EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL! CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Joyce Hesselberth will read her newly released picture book PITTER PATTERN… Read More »Pitter Pattern Reading and Sharpie Tie Dye Project (ages 4-8+)

Mermaids, Mer-Me’s + mer-more (ages 5+)

Mar
24
Tue
9:00 am - 9:25 am EDT

Please help me celebrate the official, 100% true, very-first-birthday of my brand new picture book, MABEL: A Mermaid Fable, which is about a shy little mermaid, who wishes she had… Read More »Mermaids, Mer-Me’s + mer-more (ages 5+)

A Normal Pig Storytime + Drawing Workshop (ages 3-8)

Mar
23
Mon
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL! CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! Join K-Fai as she shares her book A Normal Pig! We'll… Read More »A Normal Pig Storytime + Drawing Workshop (ages 3-8)

Be the very first reader for Let’s Go to Taekwondo! (ages 4-7)

Mar
23
Mon
2:00 pm - 2:25 pm EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL! CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! I will share my upcoming book Let's Go to Taekwondo! for… Read More »Be the very first reader for Let’s Go to Taekwondo! (ages 4-7)

Drawing with Matt Tavares! (ages 5+)

Mar
23
Mon
9:00 am - 9:25 am EDT

YOU CAN WATCH A RECORDED VERSION OF THIS EVENT ON THE STIMOLA LIVE YOUTUBE CHANNEL! CLICK THE LINK ABOVE! A step-by step drawing lesson with author-illustrator Matt Tavares. Bring with… Read More »Drawing with Matt Tavares! (ages 5+)