​Children’s Stage Theme: “The Magic of Reading”

10:00 AM
​Opening: Greetings from the MCs
Children’s Village Ambassador, Actress Little Nay NayMayseo The Magician
Little Nay Nay
Mayseo The Magician
10:30 AM
​Musical Performance:
Lionel Jean Baptise performs
Ice Cream Songs in Celebration of LPVBF 10th Anniversary
11:00 AM
​Magic Show by “Mayseo the Magician”
Storytime with Ina Buckner-Barnette, “The Sunshine Storyteller”  

Sakina Ibrahim, Author - “Big Words to Little Me”
Special Dance Presentation
12:00 Noon
​Storytelling and Musical Performance:
• Special Read Aloud with Sanjay Nambiar
 “The Super Amazing Princess Heroes: How it All Started”

• Dill Purple Genius Kids with the appearance of Pookie Mascot
  Conductor: Jennifer Hopson
12:45 pm
​Acknowledgments by Children’s Ambassador
Nestle’s Book Give-A-ways
1:00 pm
​Special Parenting Workshop hosted by LA Parent Magazine
Topic: “Diversity in Children’s Literature”  

• Sakina Ibrahim Big Words to Little Me: Advice to the Younger Self
• Sanjay Nambiar The Super Amazing Princess Heroes: How it All Started
• Yvonne Senkandwa -  Nkinzi & Namikka: An African Adventure of Ugandan Princesses

​Moderated by: 
Carolyn Richardson, Assistant Editor, L.A. Parent Magazine
1:30 pm
​Musical Performance Encore by Lionel Jean Baptise
Literacy Group Performance
The Walt Disney Book Give-A-ways and Prizes
2:30 pm
​Encore by Dill Purple Genius Kids with the appearance of Pookie Mascot
Conductor: Jennifer Hopson
3:00 pm
Storytelling and Book Read by: Former Los Angeles Laker,  A.C. Green ("The Iron Man") 
3:30 pm
​3rd Rock Hip Hop Dance Performance
w/ Audience Participation
4:00 pm
​Magic Show Performance by Juan Castel the Magician
4:30 pm
​ Children’s Stage Closing with a Special Tribute to 1990s Song Performance

Special Exhibitors & Events:

• Face-painters  • Balloon Artists   • Illustrators
 • Arts & Crafts

Coloring Book Party presented by Ben Marazzi