The 22nd annual Texas Book Festival took place on November 4–5 at the State Capitol in Austin, featuring more than 250 authors, including several acclaimed children’s book creators. Read on for a look at some of the presentations, signings, family activities, and more from this year’s event.

Chris Harris gets a warm welcome from fans of I’m Just No Good at Rhyming.

The Bad Mood and the Stick author Lemony Snicket with Little, Brown publicity assistant Elisabeth Ferrari.

Blue Sky White Stars illustrator Kadir Nelson (l.) and Strong as Sandow author-illustrator Don Tate discuss the Civil War at the “Illuminating History” panel.

Matt de la Peña signs a copy of Coco: Miguel and the Grand Harmony.

The “Crime Scene” panel featured masters of suspense Katie Bayerl (from l.), Malinda Lo, Martin Wilson, and Francisco X. Stork.

Nic Stone and Jason Reynolds address the crowd.

(From l.): Ellen Oh, Gene Luen Yang, and David Barclay Moore with festivalgoers.

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