Programs by Genre - Children's Interest

The Children’s Author Tents are sponsored in part by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, as administered by the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. Funding has been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.

9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
State Library, Fifth Floor Capitol View Room
Case of the Left-Hand Trombone
(Ages 6 to 10)
Kathleen Schrenk

9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Children’s Author Tent 1
The Mermaids' Night Before Christmas
(Ages 4 to 11)
Sally Asher and Melissa Vandiver

9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Children’s Author Tent 2
From A to Zoot
(Ages 7 to 10)
Rebecca F. Doherty and Margaret D. Laborde

9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
State Library, Fifth Floor Capitol View Room
Case of the Missing Poodle
(Ages 6 to 12)
Rannah Gray

9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Children’s Author Tent 1
The Hungry Little Gator
(Ages 5 and up)
Alexis Braud

9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Children’s Author Tent 2
Harper Counts Her Blessings
(Ages 2 to 7)
Kristi Guillory Reid

10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
State Library, Fifth Floor Capitol View Room
It was a Dark and Stormy Night: Spooky Middle Grade Stories
(Ages 8 to 12)
George Brewington, The Monster Catchers
Mark Milbrath, The Pumpkin Room

10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Children’s Author Tent 1
Little Libraries, Big Heroes
(Ages 4 to 7)
Miranda Paul with Nikki Leali

10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Children’s Author Tent 2
B pour Bayou: Un Abécédaire Cadien
(Ages 8 to 12)
Barry Jean Ancelet, David Cheramie, Kirby Jambon, and Brenda Mounier
with Amanda LaFleur

11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Children’s Author Tent 1
Beau’s Bayou Treasure
(Ages 5 to 7)
Maggie Bunn and Rosalind Bunn

11:30 a.m. to Noon
Children’s Author Tent 2
Auntie Luce’s Talking Paintings
(Ages 5 to 8)
Francie Latour
This program sponsored by the Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University.

Noon to 12:30 p.m.
Children’s Author Tent 1
Spooky Second Line
(Ages 5 and up)
Johnette Downing

12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Children’s Author Tent 2
Cordelia’s Key
(Ages 7 to 10)
Alexis Braud

12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Children’s Author Tent 1
Louisiana Night Before Christmas
(Ages 5 and up)
Rickey E. Pittman

1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Children’s Author Tent 2
Thibodeaux Turtle and Boudreaux Bunny
(Ages 5 to 8)
Lee Brandt Randall

1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Children’s Author Tent 1
Three Little Crawfish
(Ages 4 go 10)
J. Steven Spires

2 p.m. to 2:30
Children’s Author Tent 2
The Adventures of the Swamp Kids: Play Ball
(Ages 4 to 10)
Leif Pedersen with special guest Coach Paul Mainieri

2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Children’s Author Tent 1
Little Laveau: A Pirate Adventure
(Ages 3 to 9)
Erin Rovin

2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Children’s Author Tent 2
Swamp Romp
Music for the entire family.
Johnette Downing

3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Children’s Author Tent 1
Musical Performance: Don’t Just Sit there…Read Something
Music to make kids of all ages move.
Rick Kelley

3:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Children’s Author Tent 2
I Mustache You to Read with Me
(Ages 6 to 9)
Andrea Moreau

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