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Experience the Magic of Disney at the LA Times Festival of Books

Los Angles Times Festival of Books 2013

The LA Times Festival of Books is happening in Los Angeles this weekend, and Disney will be there offering families an immersive education experience at their booth. There will be panels featuring Disney authors, author appearances, book signings, and more.

Festival of Books

The LA Times Festival of Books is happening on Saturday, April 9th and Sunday, April 10th at the USC Campus located at 699 McCarthy Way in Los Angeles. The Disney booth will be located at booth #595, and the daily activities will include:

Saturday, April 9

In-Booth Autographing
10:00–11:00 AM:Ridley Pearson(A Kingdom Keepers Novel: The Return Book Two, Legacy of Secrets)
Location: Booth #595

YA Stage Panel
10:30–11:30 AM:Young Adult Fiction: Magical Realism on the Page Moderator: Brandy Colbert
Panelists: Shaun David Hutchinson, Sean McGinty (The End of Fun), Peter Rock
Location: YA Stage

Children’s Stage Performance
12:00–12:20 PM:Disney’s Lion Guard Rock & Roar Experience
Presented by Disney and Kindermusik
Location: Children’s Stage

In-Booth Story Time
12:30 PM:The Jungle Book: Mowgli’s Rainy Day
Location: Booth #595

In-Booth Autographing
2:00–3:00 PM:Margaret Stohl (Black Widow: Forever Red)
Location: Booth #595

In-Booth Autographing
4:00–4:30 PM: Cecil Castellucci (Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure)
Location: Booth #595

Children’s Stage Presentation
5:00–5:25 PM: Join Andy Harkness for a special presentation and reading of Bug Zoo
Location: Children’s Stage

Sunday, April 10

In-Booth Story Time
10:00 AM:Zootopia: Judy Hopps and the Missing Jumbo-Pop
Location: Booth #595

Middle Grade Panel
10:00–11:00 AM:Middle Grade Fiction: Epic Adventures
Moderator: Sarah Enni
Panelists: Ridley Pearson (A Kingdom Keepers Novel: The Return Book Two, Legacy of Secrets), Soman Chainani, M. A. Larson, Tahereh Ma
Location: Seeley G. Mudd 123

In-Booth Autographing
11:00 AM–12:00 PM:Melissa de la Cruz (The Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel)
Location: Booth #595

Children’s Stage Presentation
11:30–11:55 AM: Join James Burks for a special presentation and reading of Pigs and a Blanket
Location: Children’s Stage

Young Adult Panel
12:00–1:00 PM:Young Adult Fantasy: Beyond This Realm
Moderator: Tobie Easton
Panelists: Michael Buckley, Mercedes Lackey (Hunter), Romina Russell, Sabaa Tahir
Location: Norris Theater

In-Booth Reading/Autographing
1:00–1:30 PM:Andy Harkness (Bug Zoo)
Location: Booth #595

YA Stage Panel
1:30–2:30 PM:Young Adult Fiction: The Rest of the Story
Moderator: Gretchen McNeil
Panelists: Cecil Castellucci (Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Moving Target:A Princess Leia Adventure), Melissa de la Cruz (The Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel), Danielle Paige, Margaret Stohl (Black Widow: Forever Red)
Location: YA Stage

In-Booth Story Time
2:30 PM:Alice in Wonderland
Location: Booth #595

In-Booth Autographing
3:30–4:30 PM:Shana Muldoon Zappa & Ahmet Zappa (Star Darlings series)
Location: Booth #595

Event are subject to change, and we encourage families to stay up to date with the weekend events by following Disney Publishing Worldwide on Twitter @DisneyHyperion.

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