Lots (and lots!) of great First Second authors will be attending SPX this year, and we’re so pleased to have them all signing at Table E5!

We’re also thrilled to have two books up for this year’s Ignatz Award — Mariko and Jillian Tamaki’s This One Summer and Gene Luen Yang’s Boxers & Saints.  Those books are both so good, you guys!  We hope you’re enjoying them too.

Here’s when our authors will be signing!


11:00am — James Kochalka — The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza

12:00pm – Dave Roman — Astronaut Academy

1:00pm — Ben Hatke — Zita the Spacegirl

2:00 — Jillian Tamaki — This One Summer

3:00 – James Sturm — Adventures in Cartooning

4:00 – Zack Giallongo — Broxo


12:00pm – Nick Bertozzi — Shackleton

1:00pm – Ben Hatke — Zita the Spacegirl

2:00pm – Farel Dalrymple — The Wrenchies

3:30pm – Jillian Tamaki — This One Summer

4:30pm – Greg Means and MK Reed — The Cute Girl Network 

You can also catch Jillian on the ‘Stories of Girlhood’ program at 12:30 on Sunday in the White Flint Auditorium.

We can’t wait!  See you this weekend.