The #sistour continues: Nevada, California, Illinois, Ohio!

October 12th, 2014

I’ve added a couple of new dates to my calendar, including stops in Southern California!!

Here’s where I’ll be over the next couple of weeks:

Saturday, October 18
Vegas Valley Book Festival
Las Vegas, NV

**BAM! It’s a Picture Book Panel Discussion
Fifth Street School, Auditorium
401 S. Fourth St.

**Raina Telgemeier Presents!
Fifth Street School, Storytelling Tent
401 S. Fourth St.
1:55 PM

**Book Signing: 2:15-2:45pm


Monday, October 20
Warwick’s Event (with Kazu Kibuishi)
7812 Girard Ave
La Jolla, CA

Tuesday, October 21
Children’s Book World Event (with Kazu Kibuishi)
10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA


Wednesday, October 22
Alameda Free Library Event (with Kazu Kibuishi)
Alameda, CA

Friday, October 24
Pleasanton Public Library Event (with Kazu Kibuishi)
400 Old Bernal Ave
Pleasanton, CA

Saturday, October 25
Reading Bug Event (with Kazu Kibuishi)
San Carlos, CA


Monday, October 27
Anderson’s Event at Wentz Hall (with Kazu Kibuishi)
171 E. Chicago Ave
Naperville, IL


Wednesday, October 29
Fundamentals at Delaware Cty District Library (with Kazu Kibuishi)
83 East Winter Street
Delaware, OH

Thursday, October 30
Joseph-Beth Booksellers Event (with Kazu Kibuishi)
2692 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH

Can’t wait to see you all!

Announcing…Baby-sitters Club GNs in COLOR!!!

October 9th, 2014

Oh yes…you read that right! This is a long time in the making, and I can finally reveal the news: in 2015, Scholastic/Graphix is re-releasing the first two of my Baby-sitters Club graphic novel adaptations in full color! Here are the covers:

The interiors are being colored by Braden Lamb, whom you might recognize as the colorist of SISTERS! I’ve seen the first round of pages from the first book and they are gorgeous. More details coming soon. I can’t wait to share the final product with you all!

New York City! Sheboygan, WI! (And a few notes and photos)

October 7th, 2014

The #sistour continues! Here are my events coming up this week.

Wednesday, October 8
Best American Comics Event :: BUY TICKETS
The Strand Bookstore, NYC

Thursday, October 9
Graphic Novelists PICTIONARY
with Jarrett Krosoczka, Sara Varon, Kazu Kibuishi and Frank Cammuso
McNally Jackson Booksellers
52 Prince Street, NYC

Saturday, October 11
Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival
Sheboygan, WI
Here are four places/times to find me on Saturday!

**COMIC INSPIRATION with Dave Roman and Raina Telgemeier
Mead Public Library, Maas Teen Learning Center
Ages 7+. Snacks provided!

Mead Public Library, Book Signing Area

**SISTERS, SMILE AND ME: Raina Telgemeier
Mead Public Library, Maas Teen Learning Center
Ages 8+. Snacks provided!

Mead Public Library, Book Signing Area

Me and 200 of my friends at Chapters Brampton in Ontario!

Anyway you guys, I just got home from Boston (by way of Seattle, Vancouver, and Toronto) and so far this tour has been craaaazy. I had a great time with Kazu on the west coast, and continued seeing capacity crowds as I headed east!

My wrist is holding up after signing literally thousands of books over the last two weeks, and I am not done yet! Stay tuned for details on my next round of west coast and midwest dates–including some new events in southern California!!…

Seattle! Vancouver! Toronto! Boston!

September 22nd, 2014

I guess you could call this the NORTHERN LEG of my book tour! And for the Seattle and Vancouver events, I’ll be joined by my good pal Kazu Kibuishi — come see us together in the following places!

SEATTLE! Two events, two locations:

Thursday, Sept 25
University Bookstore Event
Seattle, WA

Friday, Sept 26
Seattle Public Library Event (sponsored by Secret Garden)
SPL Northeast Branch
6801 35th Ave. N.E
Seattle, WA

VANCOUVER! Two events, two locations:

Sunday, Sept 28
North Vancouver Event (sponsored by Kidsbooks) :: BUY TICKETS
Highlands United Church
3255 Edgemont Blvd.
North Vancouver
Info: 604-986-6190

Monday, Sept 29
Vancouver Event (sponsored by Kidsbooks) :: BUY TICKETS
West Point Grey United Church
4595 W 8th Ave.
Info: 604-738-5335 or

TORONTO area! One event!

Thursday, Oct 2
Chapters Brampton Event
Brampton, Ontario

BOSTON! Three events in four days:

Friday, October 3
Brookline Public Library Event (sponsored by Booksmith)
Brookline, MA
Seating is limited! Availability is first come, first served.

October 4-5
MICE (Massachusetts Independent Comic Expo)
Boston, MA
Special guest! Panel Sat 1-2pm; workshop Sun 12:30pm; find me at my table the rest of the weekend signing books!

Monday, Oct 6
Wellesley Bookstore Event at the Morse Institute
Natick, MA

Upcoming: Events in Princeton, NJ and Rhinebeck, NY!

September 17th, 2014

I’ve got two events coming up in the next few days–TriState area represent!

Saturday, September 20

Princeton Book Festival!
65 Witherspoon St.
Princeton, NJ
Presentation from 2:00-2:10pm. Signing in the BLUE TENT the rest of the day!

Monday, September 22

Oblong Books & Music Event!
6422 Montgomery St.
Rhinebeck, NY