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Autographed Book Sale

The Buckeye Book Fair's online store features over 350 titles by Ohio authors and illustrators. Books include an autographed bookplate. Start shopping here!

Insider Writing Tips — Young Authors Writing Workshop

Author Dandi Daley Mackall won her first writing contest as a 10-year-old tomboy. Her 50 words on “Why I Want to Be Batboy for the Kansas City A’s” won first place, but the team wouldn’t let a girl be batboy. It was her first taste of rejection. Since then, Dandi has become an award-winning author Read more

Picture Books Part 1 — Kids Book Showcase

Picture Book Showcase Join your favorite picture book authors and illustrators to see their newest books! We will take questions from the audience. 11-11:45 AM Will Hillenbrand Tim Bowers C.F. Payne Loren Long 11:45-12:30 Dandi Daley Mackall Richard Cowdrey Tricia Springstubb Thrity Umrigar Purchase signed books here! VIEWING INFORMATION:    YouTube livestream PARTICIPATION INFORMATION:    Read more

Nonfiction — Kids Book Showcase

Join your favorite youth non-fiction authors and illustrators to learn about their newest books! We will take questions from the audience. 11-11:45 AM Michael Armstrong Lisa Amstutz Barry Gott Dave Szalay 11:45-12:30 Mary Kay Carson Keila Dawson Kerrie Logan Hollihan Nancy Roe Pimm Purchase signed books here! VIEWING INFORMATION:    YouTube livestream, will be posted Read more

Think Like a Scientist (all ages)

Astrophysicist Paul Sutter has a popular "Ask a Spaceman" YouTube channel where he answers questions about space. In this program, he will use games and examples to teach the audience how scientists think, research, and solve problems. His new book is HOW TO DIE IN SPACE: A JOURNEY THROUGH DANGEROUS ASTROPHYSICAL PHENOMENA. All ages. Purchase signed Read more

The Writing Process & The Illustrating Process — Young Authors Writing Workshop

In this session, middle grade author Tricia Springstubb will talk to students about the writing process and picture book illustrator Jeffrey Ebbeler will talk about the illustrating process. For students in grades: Elementary school, grades 3-5 Purchase Tricia Springstubb's & Jeffrey Ebbeler's signed books here! VIEWING INFORMATION:    Click here to watch live on YouTube PARTICIPATION INFORMATION:  Read more

The Revising Process — Young Authors Writing Workshop

Nancy Roe Pimm is an award-winning author of many books and articles for children. In this session, author Nancy Roe Pimm will share how she finds ideas and turns them into books and will teach the students how to research, collect and organize data, and revise. For students in grades: Elementary, 4th to 6th grades Read more

Coyote Peterson: Brave the Wilderness! (all ages)

Animal Planet star and host of YouTube's Brave Wilderness, Coyote Peterson is an animal expert and adventurer who famously tried all of the world's most painful insect stings. Now he's being BITTEN by some of Earth's wildest beasts and he writes all about it in his new book The Beast of Bites. Coyote Peterson will Read more

Graphic Novel Writing Workshop — Young Authors Writing Workshop

In this session, graphic novelist Jerzy Drozd will take students through the process of creating their own graphic novel. For students in grades: Middle school, grades 6 and up Purchase Jerzy Drozd's signed book here! VIEWING INFORMATION:    Click here to watch live on YouTube PARTICIPATION INFORMATION:    Submit your question at any time, including before Read more

Character Writing Workshop — Young Authors Writing Workshop

This young author student writing workshop with author Shelley Pearsall focuses on character development. For students in grades: Grades 5 and up Purchase signed books here! VIEWING INFORMATION:    Click here to watch live on YouTube PARTICIPATION INFORMATION:    Programs are free and held on Zoom, register here Submit your question anytime before or during Read more

Picture Books Part 2 — Kids Book Showcase

Picture Book Showcase Join your favorite picture book authors and illustrators to see their newest books! We will take questions from the audience. 11-11:45 AM Judy Carey Nevin Jeffrey Ebbeler Kate Hoefler Michael J. Rosen 11:45-12:30 Steve Harpster Jason Tharp Frank Tupta Lindsay Ward Purchase signed books here! VIEWING INFORMATION:    Watch YouTube livestream PARTICIPATION Read more

YA & YA Fantasy Showcase

Join your favorite YA authors to see their newest books! We will take questions from the audience. 1-1:45 PM Sharon Draper Margaret Peterson Haddix Terri Libenson Shelley Pearsall 1:45-2:30 PM - YA Fantasy Mindee Arnett Cinda Williams Chima Emily A. Duncan Intisar Khanani Purchase signed books here! VIEWING INFORMATION:    YouTube livestream, will be posted Read more