Book Tour

Book Signings and Author Appearances



Saturday, June 15, 2013, 11 a.m. & 3 p.m.

Boulder Public Library, George Reynolds branch 11 a.m.

During this interactive presentation for kids at the Boulder Public library, Olsson will share lessons learned from years of outdoor adventures and inspirational stories to get kids unplugged and back to nature through camping. The event will include demos of family camping gear, ideas for camp games and arts & crafts, and a how to make firestarters out of dryer lint and egg cartons. Plus ideas for nature-based camp games.

3595 Table Mesa Drive
Boulder, CO  80305
(303) 441-3120

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Boulder Public Library, Meadows branch 3 p.m.

See above.

4800 Baseline Road
Boulder, CO  80303
(303) 441-4390

Past Events

Barnes & Noble

Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 11 a.m.

Calling All Campers

Join us for an interactive campfire story time. Author Helen Olsson will read from her book, The Down & Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids, and from a selection of popular camping picture books sure to inspire little campers. The event will include demos of family-oriented gear, including the spherical ice cream maker and Lego headlamps, plus ideas for making firestarters out of dryer lint and egg cartons and camp arts and crafts.

2323 30th Street
Boulder, CO  80301
(303) 444-1066

Friday, August 3, 2012, 6 p.m.

The Bookworm

295 Main  Street
Edwards, CO  81632
(970) 926-7323

Sunday, July 15, 2012, 2-4 p.m.

Curious George Books

This will be an outside event in Winthrop Square, in Harvard Square. We’ll do camp crafts, play camp games, learn how to make fire-starting eggs. The event will include a short reading (just the fun parts!) and a book signing.

Friday, June 29, 2012, 7-9 p.m.

Sherman’s Books

56 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
800-976-3161 or

Thursday, June 21, 2012, 7 p.m.

Magic Tree Books

141 Oak Park Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60301

Friday, May 11, 2012, 5 p.m.

The Reading Bug

785 Laurel Street
San Carlos, CA 94070

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 7 p.m.

A Great Good Place for Books

6120 LaSalle Ave.
Oakland, CA 94611

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 7:30 p.m.

Boulder Bookstore

1107 Pearl Street
Boulder, CO 80302

March 31, 2012, 4 p.m.

The King’s English Bookstore

1511 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84105
Phone: 801-484-9100

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 3 p.m

The Tattered Cover

9315 Dorchester St # H-101
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129