May 17, 11am: reading of a favorite book I didn't write, in honor Children's Book Week; Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista, Corte Madera. For information: 415-927-0960.

May 24, 1pm: reading and signing; Pleasanton Public Library, 400 Old Bernal Ave., Pleasanton. For information: 925-931-3400.


To request a speaking engagement with Annie Barrows, please contact the Random House Speakers Bureau by email or phone (212-572-2013). For school visits related to the Ivy and Bean series, contact the Publicity Department at Chronicle Books. (

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