Children's Book Event


Event date: 

Thursday, November 16, 2023 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street
New Orleans, LA 70115

Come join us for a special after school bookstore appearance from the author/illustrator of the Eisner-nominated, New York Times bestselling graphic novel series on American history Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales celebrating his latest installment, ABOVE THE TRENCHES, officially released just 2 days before this event.

Nathan Hale takes to the skies with the flying aces of World War I to reveal another Hazardous Tale in American history in the #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novel series.

Rob Kutner - Snot Goblins and Other Tasteless Tales

Event date: 

Sunday, September 24, 2023 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street
New Orleans, 70115

Come join the fun when author and Emmy Award-winning TV comedy writer Rob Kutner visits with his disgusting, new, hilarious graphic novel for kids: SNOT GOBLINS AND OTHER TASTELESS TALES.

"You'll drown in snot! Yes, this book is gross-- and outrageous and funny. I laughed out loud. You will, too!"
  — R. L. Stine, author of Goosebumps and Fear Street

"Over the top in the best possible way, SNOT GOBLINS is a great read!"
  —Lincoln Peirce, author of Big Nate

Mucus monsters! Rock-and-rollin’ trolls! All-powerful rotting cat-mummies!

What would YOU do if your boogers tried to take over the world? What if teen-girl ghosts unleashed an army of pooping cockroaches on you?

You’ve got a front-row seat to see kids (and trolls, and vampires) just like you taking on the GROSSEST challenges IN THE WORLD!

Robin Preiss Glasser & Jacueline Preiss Weitzman - GLORIA'S PROMISE

Event date: 

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street

Come join us for a fun after-school book signing with Robin Preiss Glasser - bestselling illustrator of the internationally renowned Fancy Nancy series - collaborating with award-winning author (and sister) Jacqueline Preiss Weitzman featuring their new picture book, GLORIA'S PROMISE: A Ballet Dancer's First Step.

Jeff Kinney – Diper Överlöde (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 17)

Event date: 

Monday, October 31, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Event address: 

Academy of the Sacred Heart - Nims Fine Arts Center, 4301 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115

Are you ready to rock?! Join Octavia Books and DIARY OF A WIMPY KID author Jeff Kinney on Halloween night for The Diper Överlöde Show, an in-person rock concert and book launch celebration featuring Rodrick Heffley’s band, Löded Diper. Jeff Kinney himself will emcee the epically entertaining show, which will feature performances from Löded Diper as well as opportunities for concert-goers to show off their singing, dancing, and musical talents onstage! We hope you will come in costume and help make this the best Halloween event ever!

We are thrilled to host this exciting event at Academy of the Sacred Heart's Nims Fine Arts Center to celebrate the publication of Diper Överlöde (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 17) which follows middle-schooler Greg Heffley as he charts the rise of his older brotherRodrick’s band, Löded Diper.

Tickets are required to attend and include a signed copy of the new book.

One ticket admits one child and/or one accompanying adult to The Diper Överlöde Show and includes one signed copy of Diary of a Wimpy Kid #17: Diper Överlöde. The ticket price is based on the price of the book including sales tax and fees.

All books will be pre-signed by Jeff Kinney.

In addition to the pre-signed book included with your ticket, pre-signed copies of all Awesome Friendly Kid and Diary of a Wimpy Kid books will be available for purchase at the event.

The program format is a one-hour "interactive concert": The Diper Överlöde Show.

Check-in begins at 6:00 p.m. and the programs starts at 7:00 p.m.

Please arrive early and ready to rock! The family with the most rock ‘n’ roll outfits will win a prize.

Jonathan Mizrahi, MD - ANATOMY ABC FOR YOUR DOCTOR TO BE, storytime & booksigning

Event date: 

Saturday, September 10, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Event address: 

Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

Join us for a fun (and educational) story-time reading followed by a book signing featuring Dr. Jonathan Mizrahi and his recent children's picture book, ANATOMY ABC FOR YOUR DOCTOR TO BE.


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