Our photographers walked the aisles of the Javits Center last weekend, throughout the convention, capturing the sights, highlights and mood of the show. We’ve assembled dozens of pictures of authors, illustrators, booksellers, publishers, events and book signings for your perusal. Relive all the memories, or see what you missed!

Despite predictions of a smaller show, crowds packed the aisles of the Javits Center.
Photo: Stevekagan.com

Neil Gaiman signed copies of The Graveyard Book, as well as his two recent picture books, for more than 200 people at the HarperCollins booth on Friday.

Singer/author Peter Yarrow serenaded Julie Andrews (center) and her daughter/co-editor (for Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies) Emma Watson Hamilton. Photo: Stevekagan.com

Scholastic's Kathleen Donohoe, surrounded by ARCs of Avi's Murder at Midnight.

Author Jane Smiley signed copies of The Georges and the Jewels (Knopf). Photo: Stevekagan.com

Jon meet Jon: Anderson (l.), head of S&S Children's, with Ambassador Scieszka, whose Robot Zot, illustrated by David Shannon, pubs in September.

Donna Bray (l.) and Alessandra Balzer toast their new Balzer + Bray imprint at HarperCollins. Photo: Stevekagan.com

David Whitley, author of The Midnight Charter (Roaring Brook, Sept.), with Roaring Brook, First Second and FSG publisher Simon Boughton.

Little, Brown staffers donned t-shirts and gave out ARCs, posters and nail files to promote Alphas, a Clique spinoff from Lisi Harrison, which arrives August 25.

Gordon Korman discussed his forthcoming novel, Pop, from HarperCollins's Balzer + Bray imprint, at the Author Speed Dating event. Photo: Stevekagan.com

Also speed dating: author Troy CLE, author of the Marvelous World series (S&S). Photo: Stevekagan.com

At the Penguin booth, Gayle Forman signed copies of If I Stay. Photo: Stevekagan.com

Debut author Kaleb Nation promoting his middle-grade novel Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse (Sourcebooks/Jabberwocky). Photo: Stevekagan.com

Egmont USA's Mary Albi served Kringle (a Scandinavian pastry) to attendees in celebration of the company's debut list this fall.

At the Macmillan Children's dessert party at Dylan's Candy Bar, (l. to r.) Christy Ottaviano, director of her eponymous imprint at Holt; Dan Farley, Macmillan Children's president and publisher; author Sean Kenney (Cool Cars and Trucks); and Joy Dallanegra-Sanger, director of marketing.

Author Sharon Robinson with her mother, Rachel, and a copy of Testing the Ice, illustrated by Kadir Nelson (Scholastic Press, Oct.), a story from Sharon's childhood featuring her father, Jackie Robinson. Photo: Stevekagan.com

Author/illustrator Peter H. Reynolds signed copies of The North Star at the Candlewick booth.

Top secret: Little, Brown kept copies of James Patterson's Witch & Wizard under wraps until Saturday morning.

Writer Dave Barry at the Tea with Children's Authors. Photo: Stevekagan.com

Another funny guy, author Mo Willems, also attended the author's tea. Photo: Stevekagan.com

DK staffers went over to the dark side, dressing up as Storm Troopers, to promote the LEGO Star Wars Visual Dictionary, which arrives in October with a 150,000-copy first printing.

Just one of many chance meetings at the show: Fran Manushkin (The Tushy Book, Feiwel and Friends) with pilot/new author Capt. Chelsey Sullenberger. Photo: Chet Fenster.

Julie Andrews, flanked by collaborators Jim McMullan and Emma Walton Hamilton, with a group of booksellers at the Hotel Gansevoort during some meet-and-greets put together by Little, Brown.

Gallagher Girls author Ally Carter signed copies of the forthcoming book in the series, Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover (Disney-Hyperion).

At the alternate history panel, authors (l. to r.) Cassandra Clare and Holly Black, moderator Jack Martin of the New York Public Library, and Scott Westerfeld.

'How Do Dinosaurs...' collaborators Mark Teague and Jane Yolen. Photo: Stevekagan.com

James Patterson receives an award for "Most Entries on the New York Times Bestseller List" (that would be 45) from Guinness World Records. Photo: Guinness World Records

More than 600 fans turned out to get a signed book or bookmark sheet from Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney.

Little, Brown sponsored a bowling night to promote Geektastic, edited by Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci. Here, l. to r., are Chris Shoemaker, Jack Martin, Scott Westerfeld, David Levithan and Laura Lutz.

Authors Tomie dePaola and Jan Brett at the Penguin booth.

Author (How Do You Wokka-Wokka?), bookseller and PW's ShelfTalker co-blogger Elizabeth Bluemle. Photo: Stevekagan.com

Jon Agee signed copies of his new book of tongue twisters, Orangutan Tongs (Disney-Hyperion).

On Friday, Little, Brown ran a Mysterious Benedict Society Shuttle Service between the Javits Center and the Brooklyn Marriott.

Mysterious Benedict Society author Trenton Lee Stewart, up to appropriately mysterious antics.

All aboard: among those taking advantage of the ride were (front row, l. to r.) LB's Andrea Spooner, author Patrick McDonnell and Mark Adam of Mrs. Nelson's Toy & Book Shop; (second row, l. to r.) Megan Tingley, Stewart and Allison Morris of Wellesley Booksmith; and (third row, r.) editor Alvina Ling.

Viking author Sarah Dessen drew crowds at the Penguin booth, where she signed copies of Along for the Ride.

All's well that ends well, as another BEA drew to a close.