ReedPOP has announced the lineup for the 2017 Children's Book & Author Breakfast, which will take place on Friday, June 2, at this year’s BookExpo in New York City.
Today show co-anchor and NBC News chief legal correspondent Savannah Guthrie will host the breakfast and discuss her picture book, Princesses Wear Pants, co-written with Allison Oppenheim and illustrated by Eva Byrne. Guthrie will be joined onstage by authors Jason Reynolds, who will discuss his three forthcoming works (the YA Spider-Man novel Miles Morales and the novels Patina and Long Way Down); Jennifer Weiner to discuss her middle grade novel Little Bigfoot, Big City; and We Need Diverse Books founding member Marieke Nijkamp to talk about her upcoming YA novel Before I Let Go. An additional author announcement is forthcoming, ReedPOP said.
"Our Children’s Book & Author Breakfast is one of the most anticipated events of the show each year, attracting a large audience looking to discover breakout talent in the world of children’s and young adult literature," BookExpo event director Brien McDonald said in a statement. "We have an amazing lineup of established stars and emerging authors who are sure to offer an unforgettable morning of conversation."