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Virtual Event: Writing Humor for Kids
Saturday, July 24 at 11am Pacific


Missed the live panel? Watch the recording here.


Where do authors find inspiration for funny situations and characters? How do they test jokes to make sure they're landing with kids? And what are the funniest books they read growing up?

Join Linden Tree Books on Saturday, July 24, at 11am Pacific for a special virtual panel with four fantastic middle grade authors as they discuss how to write humor for kids. The panelists are:



This panel will be perfect for middle grade readers who love funny books, as well as adults interested in writing for kids.



Outdoor Storytimes: Sundays at 10:30am


In-person storytime is back! Join us every Sunday morning at 10:30am in front of the store as Mary Sheila shares some of our favorite read-alouds. (Grab a tasty pastry from our neighbors at Manresa while your kids enjoy the stories!) All storytimes feature picture books and are appropriate for all ages.


Past Author Visits


We have been fortunate to host many amazing authors and illustrators–in-store, off-site, and at local schools–over our nearly forty years in business. Here are a few that have visited recently: 


  • Aaron Blabey
  • Adam Gidwitz
  • Ally Condie
  • Arree Chung
  • Brandon Mull
  • David Yoon
  • Faith Erin Hicks
  • Jake Burt
  • Jan Brett
  • Jennifer Nielsen
  • Jessica Hische
  • Jessica Townsend
  • Judd Winick
  • Katherine Applegate
  • Leigh Bardugo
  • Liz Kessler
  • Loren Long
  • Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • Mac Barnett
  • Margaret Peterson Haddix
  • Patricia Polacco
  • Ruta Sepetys
  • Scott Campbell
  • William Joyce
  • ... and many more!


We're looking forward to hosting more of your favorite authors and illustrators in the future!

Linden Tree Books

  • Where Imaginations Grow
  • (650) 949-3390
  • 265 State Street, Los Altos, CA 94022
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