Books Alive!

Books Alive! 9th Annual Children’s Book Celebration

Saturday, May 19, 2018 | 12 PM – 3:30 PM
Central Library | 500 McKinney St., 77002
Events are free and open to the public!

Children are invited to enjoy all the fun and exciting activities scheduled for the Houston Public Library's Books Alive! 9th Annual Children's Book Celebration.

Author Presentation | 12 PM – 1:15 PM | 4th Floor Program Place
Author talk and book signing with Nathan Hale.

Plaza Activities | 1 PM – 3:30 PM

  • Arts & Crafts
  • Spy Science
  • Laser Tag
  • Photo Booth
  • Trackless Train
  • Wax Hands

About the Author

Nathan Hale is the #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of the Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales series, which includes One Dead Spy; Donner Dinner Party; Treaties, Trenches, Mud and Blood; Big Bad Ironclad!; Alamo All-Stars; and The Underground Abductor, one of which earned a place on the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List. He also illustrated the graphic novel Rapunzel’s Revenge, which was a TODAY show “Al’s Book Club for Kids” selection, an ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book, and a YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens, as well as the recipient of three starred reviews. Nathan lives in Provo, Utah.

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