Pony: R. J. Palacio in Conversation
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Saturday, October 23, 2021

NOTE: This is a ticketed ($25) event. Purchase price includes a copy of R. J. Palacio’s Pony. Copies include a signed bookplate while supplies last. In order to receive a copy and a bookplate, tickets must be processed by clicking the Pony cover below or by clicking the orange RSVP button in this session description.

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of blockbuster movie and novel Wonder, R. J. Palacio, will present her latest book, Pony, a modern classic about a boy on a quest to rescue his father with only a ghost as his companion and a mysterious pony as his guide. Pony will take readers through a captivating adventure and will show readers how to choose courage. Palacio’s book Wonder inspired the Choose Kind movement and has been embraced by readers around the world with the book published in over 50 languages. Palacio’s other bestselling books include 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne’s Book of Precepts, Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories, the picture book We’re All Wonders, and the graphic novel White Bird, which is currently being filmed as a major motion picture starring Gillian Anderson and Helen Mirren. 

Sponsored by Random House Children’s Books

  • Moderator: Gen Padalecki
  • Format: This is a live, ticketed ($25), virtual event.
  • Chat: Feel free to use the chat box in CrowdCast to share your thoughts and virtually cheer for and share kudos with the session’s participants! Disorderly comments will be removed immediately. Please refer to the code of conduct.
  • Book(s): Click the book cover(s) below to purchase through BookPeople, Texas Book Festival’s partner bookseller. Your purchase helps support the author(s), independent bookselling, and the Texas Book Festival. Thank you.

R. J. Palacio, Pony


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