King Author’s Court

Located in Beyond our Gates in Library Lane

A literacy & book fair wouldn’t be complete without published children’s authors and illustrators! King Author’s Court awaits imaginative and curious kids who love listening to stories. We have a distinguished slate of published authors and illustrators who will read, draw, and provide lots of fun with kids of all ages!

2018 Family Day at the Park Featured Authors

    10:00 AM  – 10:20 AM Jane Jaffe

    10:30 AM – 10:50 AM Matthew Gollub

    11:00 AM – 11:20 AM Linda Whalen

    11:30 AM – 11:50 AM Orlando Molina

    12:00 PM – 12:20 PM Kathleen Moran

    12:30 PM – 12:50 PM  Linda Whalen

    1:00 PM – 1:20 PM Orlando Molina

    1:30 PM – 1:50 PM Kathleen Moran

    2:00 PM – 2:20 PM Dennis Hysom

Get ready to clap, chant and enjoy rhythmic stories! Matthew Gollub is a multitalented children’s author and looks forward to returning to “Family Day at the Park.” He has created 18 picture books, which have received 25 national awards and distinctions.

Dennis Hysom is an award-winning musician and performer. He is co-creator of the award-winning “Wooleycat’s Musical Theater” (Tortuga Press), children’s book and song CD, and of apps for children (PicPocket Books). He was a children’s recording artist with Discovery Music/BMG KIDZ and has performed throughout the United States, including an Easter concert at The White House. He composed and produced eight nature and instrumental albums for The Nature Company/Discovery Communications for which he recorded nature sounds on location in North and Central America. Please visit or for more information about his music!