OC Children's Book Festival 2019 Headliner: - Irvine Moms

Kobe Bryant


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It’s official and confirmed …

Kobe Bryant will be featured on the Orange County Children’s Book Festival Main Stage!

Afterwards, Mrs. Nelson’s Book Fair will be selling his book in their booth.

Books by Kobe Bryant:
• The Wizenard Series: Training Camp
• Legacy and the Queen

What to do at the
Orange County Children’s Book Festival




There really is something for children of all ages to experience at the Orange County Children’s Book Festival.  We know you’ll find  numerous book and educational vendors offering the latest in services and new ideas.  You will be able to buy books too!  Newest selections and personally autographed books make great holiday gifts. And with more than 3,000 titles available, this makes the Festival one of the world’s largest bookstores.

Everyone enjoys the multiple stages with the author and illustrator presentations and they are mesmerized by the professional storytellers.  At the Main Entertainment stage you can relax and enjoy the family friendly entertainment and hear our celebrity authors share ‘inside scoop’ about their latest books.  There will be absolutely something for everyone!
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Children’s FavoriteAuthors

Many popular authors will be attending the Orange County Children’s Book Festival this year. You will want to meet them and listen as they reading from their books on stage or in an exhibitor’s booth. Most will be signing their books creating a treasured purchase.



The inspiring and engaging presentations at Orange County Children’s Book Festival STEAM Stage, make learning science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fun and interesting. We hope to create a positive and lasting STEAM impression for everyone.


Early Reader / Middle Grade / Teen Stage

The festival is host to many popular middle grade to young adult authors. Many of them will present on the stage or interact as part of a lively discussion panel.


Family Friendly Entertainment

Main Entertainment Stage
The Orange County Children’s Book Festival features a variety of entertainment for the entire family. In addition to our middle grade/teen/YA, animal, illustrator, storyteller, and cooking stages, the Festival features professional and semi-professional entertainment on the Main Entertainment Stage. Come and grab a front row seat and stay all day!


Talented Illustrators

Watching an artist create their famous characters is spellbinding for young and old alike. You will want to meet and learn how characters from Disney and your favorite books are drawn up close!



Captivating Storytellers

A special favorite for everyone is listening and watching the professional and engaging storytellers. Set in a quieter section of the Orange County Children’s Book Festival the entire family will be entertained and be a little more rested.

Wild Animal Stage

Our Wild Animal Stage features authors of books about animals together with handlers of some very exotic animals.

Live Animal Petting Zoo

A huge favorite at the Orange County Children’s Book Festival is the FREE petting animal area set adjacent to the animal stage and exhibit area.



Day and Time

Sunday, October 6, 2019
9:30AM – 4:00PM



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