Saturday, 8 October 2016: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Children’s Africana Book Awards Festival, Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, Washington, DC. Black Dove, White Raven is one of the honored books in the teen category. You can learn more about the Children's Africana Book Awards on the Africa Access Website here. It's open to the public - you can register here.
Saturday, 15 October 2016: Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books and Authors at the Lincoln School in Providence, Rhode Island. More details about the festival are available on the Lincoln School website; other authors appearing include Cece Bell, Candace Fleming, and Chris Van Allsburg. You can visit the festival Facebook page here and their Twitter feed here.
Sunday, 23 October 2016: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., I've got a table at Ex Libris IV at the Dundee Literary Festival and will have lots of my backlist available including books now out of print - also foreign language editions. Come take a look! Details here.
Thursday, 27 October 2016: 11.00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. I'll be on the author team at the West Scotland Heat of the Kids Lit Quiz again, held at Our Lady's High School in Cumbernauld, Scotland. Last year's winners of this heat, Hamilton College, went on to place 2nd in the International Championship in New Zealand in August 2016. Our author team tied with them in the West Scotland Heat so we are extremely proud of our performance, and moreso of theirs!