Due to current health concerns, this event is a Facebook Livestream event! It will take place at the date and time listed.
How to join our Facebook Livestream: This event can be viewed on its Facebook event page. Click HERE to view the event. If you don’t see the video, make sure you’re in the discussion tab of the event. If you are not able to tune in, you can check out the archived stream on our Virtual Event Archive after the event.
If you would like a signed and personalized bookplate for these books, please let us know in the comment field at checkout. Please be sure to include the name you would like the author to inscribe. All bookplate orders are due August 4th, and the bookplates will be are arriving separately from the books free of charge.
Due to extended transit times for the bookplate between the author and the bookstore, please note that it may be up to several business weeks after the order deadline before you recieve your bookplate. Thank you for understanding!
Victoria Ying’s childhood love affair with comic books led her to a career in animation and graphic novels. She has since worked on hit animated movies like Tangled, Wreck-It Ralph, Frozen, Big Hero 6, and Moana. Her latest work is a middle-grade graphic novel adventure titled City of Secrets. As the last of his family, orphaned Ever Barnes must protect the contents of a safe that has been passed down for generations. As he lives and hides in a complex switchboard building that acts as the communications hub of the city, he befriends the daughter of the building’s owner, Hannah, putting into motion a series of events that involves Ever’s safe and the secret it holds.
Victoria will be in converstion with Lily Williams. Lily Williams is the author and illustrator of If Sharks Disappeared, If Polar Bears Disappeared, and If Elephants Disappeared. She grew up in Northern California where she received her B.F.A. from California College of the Arts. Lily seeks to inspire change, engage audiences, and educate people of all ages with her artwork