Javaka Steptoe

What:  Caldecott winner Javaka Steptoe will discuss and sign his picture book RADIANT CHILD.

When:  Monday, April 17, 6:30 pm

Where:  Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77079

Admission:  In order to go through the signing line and meet Javaka Steptoe, please purchase RADIANT CHILD from Blue Willow Bookshop. At the time of your purchase, we will issue a signing line ticket that indicates your place in line. Your book and signing line ticket can be picked up at the event.

About the Author:

Javaka Steptoe is a Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Illustrator award-winning artist, designer, and illustrator. He is the author and illustrator of THE JONES FAMILY EXPRESS, as well as the Caldecott award-winning RADIANT CHILD. Javaka invites you to visit his website at


A limited number of autographed copies of this book will be available for purchase after the event.  If you cannot attend the event, and would like a personalized copy of this book, please call us before the event at (281) 497-8675.

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Event date: 
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316213882
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 25th, 2016

Winner of the Randolph Caldecott Medal and the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award