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Sampling of Previous Events

Junior League Holiday Shops’ Family Fun Day

Sunday, November 8
Renaissance Washington Downtown Hotel

We kicked off the season with this great Junior League of Washington event AND Santa and Mrs. Claus!!

Jnr League Holiday Shops

Halloween at Old Town Farmers’ Market

Saturday, October 31
Farmer’s Market
301 King Street, Alexandria, VA

KeeKee at the Market-1

Annual European Union Embassies’ Open House

Annual European Union Embassies’ Open House
Saturday, May 9

EU Embassies Open House 2015

We were thrilled to be part of The European Union Embassies and the EU Delegation to the United States annual EU Embassies’ Open House: a day of family fun, food, culture and more, including KeeKee’s Big Adventures readings! Looking forward to next year!

Children’s Book Week + KeeKee at EU Open House

It’s a great week for children’s books…the 96h Annual Children’s Book Week…May 4-10!

2015 Children_s Book Week Poster by Grace Lee! | Book Week Online-2

Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes — wherever young readers and books connect! It also featured the coolest awards…Children’s Choice Book Awards.

Check out events taking place in all 50 states here.

We’ll be sharing KeeKee’s Big Adventures books with children on Saturday, May 9 as part of the Annual European Union Embassies’ Open House at the EU Delegation. Check out more on our events page and visit 28 countries in one day!! >^..^<

DC Travel & Adventure Show

Author Shannon was thrilled to meet two of the people that inspired her to create KeeKee’s Big Adventures at the DC Travel Show…Samantha Brown and Rick Steves! Check out our article on all the great tips they shared.

Samantha & Rick-1

It’s World Read Aloud Day!

Today we celebrated two great literacy events that happen in early March, Read Across America, AND World Read Aloud Day.

World Read Aloud Day

Every year on the first Wednesday of March, World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories. It’s about showing the world that the right to literacy belongs to all people. Learn more from LitWorld.

Author Shannon shared KeeKee’s Big Adventures at Sleepy Hollow Elementary to celebrate.

Make sure you read aloud today to a child and every day! >^..^<

KeeKee on World Read Aloud Day & Read Across America Week

Read Across America Week & World Read Aloud Day

We celebrated both Read Across America Week & World Read Aloud Day at Sleepy Hollow Elementary! Author Shannon shared KeeKee’s Big Adventures in Rome and Athens with students.

KeeKee on World Read Aloud Day & Read Across America Week

KeeKee’s Big Adventures in Paris Launch Event!

We had a fantastic East Coast Launch Event on Saturday in our hometown, Alexandria, Virginia!

BIG thank you’s to everyone that came out for the fun…storytimes, face painting, crêpes, cat toy making, KeeKee tattoos, book signings with Author Shannon Jones and Illustrator Casey Uhelski…and to pick up a copy of our new book!

And HUGE thank you to PetSage for hosting the event and WERUVA for being there with samples of KeeKee’s favorite food, Cats in the Kitchen!

Enjoy these photos from the festivities!


Sleepy Hollow Elementary

Read Across America Week First and Third Grade Class Readings & “How KeeKee’s Big Adventures in Paris Was Made”
Falls Church, Virginia
March 26, 2013

KKBA Reading