Books and Bees Festival Program

MORE TO COME!

1 PM

Peter the Beekeeper

Founder of Bees-For-All, writer and bee educator, Peter the Beekeeper will provide lots of fun bee facts as kids get up and try their hand at putting on beekeeping suits, safely observing live bees on a hive and guessing what's true and what's myth about this vital insect. He'll also be reading excerpts from his new book on the queen bee!

3 PM

Author Reading with Sarah Bird

Bestselling author Sarah Bird will read from her new release, "Last Dance on the Starlight Pier." You will want to get there early for a close up seat to hear Bird read and answer questions about her newest book, life as an author and what she has next in store for her fans!

2 PM

Author Reading with Stephen Harrigan

Beloved local author Stephen Harrigan will read from his newest release, "The Leopard is Loose," a story about a boy trying to find a place in the world after WWII changes it forever. Come early to get a good seat and ask questions about his inspiration for the book!

2 PM

Author Reading with Candy Wellins and Meghan Browne

Enjoy this fun panel discussion with two children's authors who have mastered the art of imparting history in a fun way for children! Browne will talk about her book "Dorothy the Brave," which details the life of a Texas female aviator during WWII, while Wellins will dig deeper into her new book, "The Stars Beckoned: Edward White's Amazing Walk in Space."

3 PM

Author Reading with Amanda Eyre Ward

You will want to get yourself a signed copy of Amanda Eyre Ward's newest book, "The Lifeguards," based right here in Austin, TX. After her smash hit, "The Jetsetters," which made its way to Reese Witherspoon's Book of the Month Club, fans have been eagerly anticipating Ward's next release. Come hear all about her work, ask questions and pick up a copy of her newest novel!

3 PM

Author Reading with Amanda Tice

Local author, mom and international model Amanda Tice talks about the good, the bad and the ugly about being a new mom. No topic is taboo in her new release, "The Mom Code." It's time to get frank about motherhood and find the tools to take time to care of yourself while taking care of your littles!