Inks & Bindings Embraces the Magic of Literature at the LA Times Festival of Books By Presenting Three Talented Authors

TJ and the Magic Goat

Katie and The Troll Queen

Katie’s Friends and The Troll Queen

Lisa’s Magic Dream Bed

This Year’s Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Ignites Imagination and Empowering Dreams Through Three Authors and Their Works Presented By Inks and Bindings

YORBA LINDA, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, April 19, 2024 / — The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books 2024 is just around the corner, promising a celebration of the written world like no other. Amidst the excitement and anticipation, Inks and Bindings proudly announces the participation of three exceptional authors whose enchanting works will be featured at the festival. Set to take place on April 20th and 21st, 2024, at the prestigious University of Southern California, this grand event serves as a testament to the profound impact of storytelling and the power of imagination.

At the heart of Inks and Bindings’ presence in the Gold Zone, Booth 182, lies an invitation to festival attendees to hop on a captivating journey through the pages of literature. The festival schedule, easily accessible at, serves as a valuable resource, enabling visitors to plan their itineraries strategically and ensure they don’t miss out on the sessions that resonate with their interests and passions.

Inks and Bindings welcomes the participation of three authors, each bringing their unique voice and distinct storytelling style to the forefront. In the realm of children’s literature, Sheryl St. George’s “TJ and the Magic Goat” shares a heartwarming tale of friendship and adventure. Readers are introduced to TJ, a young girl living on a farm, who longs for companionship. Enter Billy, a white pygmy goat with magical powers, and the stage is set for an enchanting transformation of TJ’s life. Together with DG, a young boy, and Daisy, DG’s pet pig, TJ takes on an exhilarating journey filled with newfound friendship and unforgettable memories.

Sheryl St. George’s enchanting storytelling and vivid imagination bring “TJ and the Magic Goat” to life, captivating young readers and igniting their sense of wonder. This heartwarming tale celebrates the power of friendship, the magic of unexpected encounters, and the joy of exploring the world with open hearts and curious minds. With its delightful characters, engaging narrative, and enchanting illustrations, this book is a must-read for children seeking unforgettable adventures and timeless life lessons. You may click this link to purchase the book on Amazon:

Randi McKinnon, a masterful storyteller, brings not one, but three captivating books to the festival. “The Magic Stones,” the first book in McKinnon’s collection, invites readers to join Molly and Pete on a thrilling quest into the unknown. As they search for a hidden cave, the duo encounters a dark pond and shimmering flowers inhabited by tiny fairies. With each turn of the page, readers are drawn further into a mesmerizing exploration of magic and mystery. McKinnon’s vivid descriptions and evocative storytelling breathe life into the fantastical realm, captivating the imagination of readers young and old.

Randi McKinnon’s second book, “Katie and The Troll Queen,” introduces readers to the young and spirited Katie. Through a singing contest and with the help of a troll boy, Katie unravels the mystery behind her mother’s inability to sing. McKinnon’s charming storytelling and vivid imagination shine through in this delightful narrative, captivating young readers and igniting their love for adventure. The captivating world of music and discovery that McKinnon has crafted in “Katie and The Troll Queen” will leave readers mesmerized and eager to explore the limitless possibilities of their own imagination.

Continuing the enchantment, “Katie’s Friends and the Troll Queen: The Adventure Of Tilly and Milly” takes readers on an exhilarating journey in the sequel to “Katie and the Troll Queen.” In this spellbinding tale, twin sisters Tilly and Milly venture into the forest in search of woods for their mother. Little do they know that their innocent quest catches the attention of the mischievous Troll Queen, who kidnaps them, setting forth a series of challenges. Tilly and Milly must unravel the Troll Queen’s riddle to secure their freedom, embarking on a treacherous journey filled with magic, danger, and unexpected revelations. McKinnon’s gripping narrative keeps readers on the edge of their seats as they join the sisters in their quest to outwit the cunning Troll Queen and find their way back home.

Randi McKinnon’s books have garnered praise for their engaging storytelling, imaginative settings, and relatable characters. With her ability to transport readers to magical realms and ignite their sense of wonder, McKinnon’s works have become beloved by children and adults alike. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the enchantment firsthand at the festival. Join the festival attendees in discovering the captivating worlds of “The Magic Stones”, “Katie and The Troll Queen” and “Katie’s Friends and the Troll Queen: The Adventure Of Tilly and Milly.” Readers can also view Randi’s other works on Amazon through this link:

The final addition to Inks and Bindings’ featured authors is Lisa D Gibson, accompanied by illustrator Brittany Rollings, with their book, “Lisa’s Magic Dream Bed” (The Penny Collection). This enchanting tale revolves around Lisa, a young girl who dreams of a bed with a purple and pink headboard adorned with intricate patterns. As her dream comes true, Lisa embraces the belief that dreams can indeed become a reality. Gibson’s book not only celebrates the whimsical nature of dreams but also serves as a testament to the empowerment of women and today’s youth. Through literacy and the pursuit of dreams, Gibson aims to equip young minds with the wisdom and strength to follow their aspirations fearlessly.

Author Lisa D Gibson and illustrator Brittany Rollings have expertly crafted a tale that not only captures the whimsical nature of dreams but also serves as a testament to the empowerment of women and today’s youth. Through the captivating story of Lisa, Gibson highlights the importance of literacy and the pursuit of dreams as transformative tools in equipping young minds with wisdom and strength. “Lisa’s Magic Dream Bed” becomes not only a delightful story but also a catalyst for encouraging children to fearlessly chase their aspirations and embrace the power of their imagination. Lisa D Gibson’s heartfelt storytelling and Brittany Rollings’ vibrant illustrations come together seamlessly in “Lisa’s Magic Dream Bed.” The collaboration between the author and illustrator brings the narrative to life, captivating young readers and instilling in them a sense of wonder and possibility. With its uplifting message and engaging visuals, this book promises to be a cherished addition to any child’s library. The book is also now available on Amazon through this link:

Inks and Bindings’ presence at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books 2024 promises to be a highlight for literature enthusiasts. The three featured authors, Sheryl St George, Randi McKinnon, and Lisa D Gibson, have crafted captivating narratives that transport readers into worlds both magical and transformative. As visitors explore the festival’s vibrant atmosphere, Booth 182 in the Gold Zone invites them to embark on unforgettable literary journeys. Experience the power of storytelling that transcends boundaries and ignites the imagination.

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