Bocas at Miami Book Fair 2016

Bocas Authors appear at the 2016 Miami Book Fair

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Of Myths and Monsters!

imam-bakshImam Baksh

Saturday, November 19           

Time: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Program: Street Fair Presentation – open to general public

Location: LIVE Arts Lab (Building 1, 1st Floor) Seats 150.

Ancient myths comes alive as Greek Gods battle giant mythical beasts, young kids fend off a Viking god invasion that could lead to the end of the world, a young boy finds he’s destined to become a Japanese warrior who fights legendary monsters, and a girl from another world battles power-hungry spider gods, in George O’Connor’s Apollo: The Brilliant One, Adam Shaughnessy’s The Unbelievable FIB 2: Over the Underworld, Margaret Dilloway’s Momotaro Xander and the Lost Island of Monsters, and Imam Baksh‘s Children of the Spider.

Ages 8 – 14

Presentation includes Q&A, and is followed by a signing.

Growing Up is No Fun

all-over-againA-dziko Simba Gegele

Sunday, Nov 20               

Time: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Program: Street Fair Presentation – open to general public

Location: Wembly’s Author Stage (Children’s Alley Plaza) Seats 150.

A family living in a car must take care of themselves in Esta Spalding‘s Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts; a young boy learns how complicated things can get, in Frank Viva‘s Sea Change; a down-on-his-luck boy finds the strength to cope, in Cammie McGovern‘s Just My Luck; and a young boy must figure out how to manage the trials of growing up, in A-dziko Simba Gegele‘s All Over Again.

Ages 8 – 12

Presentation includes Q&A, and is followed by a signing.