Adam Rubin

Best-Selling Author & Magician

Adam Rubin is the best-selling author of beloved picture books like Dragons Love Tacos, Those Darn Squirrels and The Truth About the Couch (out this April). His collections of short fiction, The Ice Cream Machine and The Human Kaboom, have inspired thousands of kids to write stories of their own. He is also the co-creator of Bizarre Brooklyn, an outdoor wonder walk that was named "Best of Theater 2021" by The New York Times. Aside from writing and performing, Rubin is a partner in the magical shop known as Art of Play, where he designs puzzles, games and sculptural illusions.

About The presentation

Everyday Wonder

The eclipse is an undeniably awe-inspiring event, but our rare and precious sun is equally amazing every other day of the year. In fact, from the cosmos above to the sidewalk below, we're surrounded by quotidian marvels. But without proper context, we often fail to recognize them. Can a little creativity change all that?

Magician, inventor, and best-selling author, Adam Rubin is known for transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. He turns optical illusions into home goods, his picture books turn into trophies and robots, and his imaginative storytelling has turned thousands of young readers into fearless young writers. In this presentation, Adam will demonstrate astonishing feats and teach a few tricks that you can use to make any day a bit more amazing.

Saturday, April 6th