Author Sally Lloyd-Jones Reads "His Royal Highness, King Baby"

If you think a new baby in the house is a challenge, wait until you meet King Baby, who introduces more than his share of mayhem in his family's castle. Hear Sally Lloyd-Jones read her book "His Royal Highness, King Baby" and laugh along to the story of sibs who gradually adjust to each other while grabbing a little attention for themselves along the way. Join us at Bank Street Book Store on Saturday, October 7 at 10:30 a.m. for a morning of good-humored family fun.

Featured Guest Susie Jaramillo at Bank Street's Spanish-Speaking Author Series

Meet author/illustrator Susie Jaramillo at the Bank Street children's library on Friday, September 29 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. for a special conversation in Spanish about Susie's wonderful works for children, including her Canticos series featuring "Little Elephants/Elefantitos," "Little Skeletons/Esqueletitos," "Little Chickies/Los Pollitos," and "Little Mice/Ratoncitos." The library is located on the fifth floor at 610 West 112th Street. For more information, visit The event is free of charge, but registration is recommended.

"Poetry for Kids: Walt Whitman" Introduced by Editor Karen Karbenier

Begin the weekend at Bank Street Book Store on Saturday, September 9 at 10:30 a.m. and enjoy a poetic reading of works for children by Karen Karbenier, editor of "Poetry for Kids: Walt Whitman." Karen, like most poetry fans, is under the powerfully persuasive sway of Whitman's works, and she is decidedly in favor of introducing many of his classic poems at the earliest possible age. Join us at 2780 Broadway -- no fees or reservations required.