J. Steven Spires



J. Steven Spires is the author of the award-winning story, Three Little Shrimp. Originally published in 2013, River Road Press recently released a new edition of the book. In 2015, The Oak Tree was released to commemorate Hurricane Katrina’s Tenth Anniversary. A member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and the Louisiana Reading Association, Spires resides in Slidell, Louisiana, where he teaches third grade. Learn more about him on his website, JStevenSpires.com.




11:30 a.m. to Noon
Children’s Author Tent 1
Book Talk
Three Little Shrimp

12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Bookselling Tent
Book Signing


Three Little Shrimp

Book description will be posted when available.



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