Children's Books

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2014

    Manxmouse: The Mouse Who Knew No Fear

    Segerstrom Center for the Arts

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2014

    Five Rap Songs The Would Make Great Children's Books

    Recently, the worlds of rap classics and children's literature collided with the online release of "Regulate: the Children's Book." The debut project of the "HipHopChildrensBooks" Tumblr, it's the brainchild of rapper and Soulcrate Music member Wes Eisenhauer who brought Warren G and Nate Dogg's st ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 22, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    A Tribute To Dr. Seuss With A Rap Battle

    ​Today would have been iconic children's book author Dr. Seuss's 108th birthday (had he survived that long). Over the years, the author formerly known as Theodor Geisel had a lasting impact on people of all ages. His books have inspired a variety of things ranging from films to Broadway plays to t ... More >>

  • Music

    November 10, 2011

    Weird Al Yankovic: Beyond the Music

    The parody artist eschews songs on his latest venture and goes into children's literature

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Sandra Cisneros Wows More than 200 at Libreria Martinez Reading

    ​Written by new OC Weekly intern Mary Carreon. Hola, Mary!Beloved Mexican-American author Sandra Cisneros graced Libreria Martinez this past Saturday afternoon, with the legendary bookstore filled with over 250 Cisneros fans. Store owner Rueben Martinez stated that he had seen his store so full be ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 6, 2010

    Laura Bush Book Signing

    Barnes and Noble

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Laura Bush Brings Her Shocking Memoir to Costa Mesa

    ​The revelations contained in former first lady Laura Bush's new memoir are coming fast and furious.She and Dubya may have been poisoned at a G8 summit! She once lost her faith! She spied Prince Charles taking a nip from a hip flask! She still feels guilty about killing a dude at 17! She may suppo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 4, 2009

    The Brand New Kid

    South Coast Repertory

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2008

    The Prince and His Bridegroom

    *Update: Garden Grove Unified is stricter with the book than earlier reported. See after the jump. The proposition that was once about the state constitution and a ban on same-sex marriage has been whittled down to an argument over schools, sex education and, most entertainingly, a little children's ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 7, 2008

    Fly Pan Am

    Peter Pan

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2008

    Book ’Em, Dan-o

    Literary Orange 2008

  • Culture

    September 15, 2005

    Push for the Butter

    Jeni Yang remembers to be cute and funny

  • Culture

    November 14, 2002


    Michael Chabons Summerland

  • Columns

    April 12, 2001