(Click here or scroll down to see upcoming appearances):

Would you like to bring Paul Zelinsky to your school or conference? Here are some responses from teachers at elementary schools he has visited:

• Paul Zelinsky was fantastic and I have never seen my kids have such a reaction from hearing an author/illustrator. Of course they walked in the room and said, "Can we draw"? I said yes and the room was silent.

• Awesome choice in authors!! Paul Zelinsky was excellent and I enjoyed him just as much as the kids.

• Mr. Zelinsky's message of perseverance and hard work went right along with the character building lessons we have been working on all year.


If you are interested in requesting a speaking date, please send an email to appearances@paulozelinsky.com

For some advice from Penguin Group on setting up author visits, you can, click here to download a PDF file. This PDF suggests a typical author-visit schedule.




Events open to the public shown in red


Sunday, October 14: Nashville, TN
(an All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah event)
Southern Festival of books

Thursday, October 25: Mercer Museum, Doylestown, PA
(an All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah event)
Event to benefit brain cancer research
sponsored by Booktenders Secret Garden
Children's Bookstore and Gallery


Sunday, November 4: Brooklyn, NY
(an All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah event)
Congregation Mount Sinai-- free event

Tuesday, November 6: Queens, NY (Citi Field)
New York City School Library System Fall Conference

November 12-13: Charlotte, NC
(an All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah event)
EpicFest Book Festival

Saturday, November 17: Brooklyn, NY
(an All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah event)
Brooklyn Heights Branch Library 11:00am to noon
Presentation with Emily Jenkins


Sunday, November 18: New York, NY
(an All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah event)
Books of Wonder downtown store, 12:00 noon
Presentation and signing with Emily Jenkins


Sunday, November 18: New York, NY
(an All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah event)
Books of Wonder uptown store, 3:00pm
Presentation and signing with Emily Jenkins


November 20: New York Times on Facebook
(an All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah event)
Live Art blog event with Maria Russo and Emily Jenkins

Saturday, December 1: Stamford, CT
Ferguson Library: Jeanne Rinehart Memorial Lecture

Sunday, December 2: Brooklyn, NY
(an All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah event)
Powerhouse on 8th, 11:30am
event:Presentation and signing
with Emily Jenkins

Sunday, December 9: New York, NY
(an All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah event)
Lower East Side Jewish Conservancy guided tour of
Byalistoker Synagogue with Emily Jenkins and
Paul Zelinsky, followed by book presentation and signing


Friday, January 25, 2019: Ridgewood, NJ
Somerville Elementary School

Monday, April 8, 2019: Ridgewood, NJ
Hawes Elementary School

Friday, November 15, 2019: Wynnewood, PA
Penn Wynne Elementary School



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