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SLCL Presents A Young Readers’ Showcase with Top Adventure Writers

Press Release

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:00a.m.
The St. Louis County Library Foundation’s Reading Garden Event Series presents a special event with three of the hottest writers in young reader adventure writing: Eoin Colfer, Jonathan Stroud and Ridley Pearson. The event will be on Saturday, April 5, 7:00 p.m. at Library Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
Copies of the authors’ books will be for sale at the event from Left Bank Books. The program is free and open to the public.
When it comes to crafting thrilling fiction, these authors wield pens like mighty swords! Join Eoin Colfer, Ridley Pearson, and Jonathan Stroud for a rousing discussion about writing fantastical, adventure-seeking fiction for young readers.
Author of the sensationally popular Artemis Fowl series, Eoin Colfer will discuss his new W.A.R.P. series, a wickedly smart science fiction series featuring a wormhole time machine, a teen FBI agent, and a magician turned assassin.
Jonathan Stroud, creator of the bestselling Bartimaeus mythology trilogy, presents his new paranormal series Lockwood & Co., about a ghost detective agency.
St. Louis favorite, Ridley Pearson presents the seventh installment in his phenomenally popular Kingdom Keepers series, a collaborative project written through feedback from his fans around the world.
St. Louis County Library Foundation’s Reading Garden Event Series hosts free family events with authors and musicians. Sponsors include Commerce Bank, Companion, and the Sara Guth Costigan Memorial Fund.
Program sites are accessible. Upon two weeks notice, accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. Contact St. Louis County Library by phone 314-994-3300 or visit