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Barrett Russell School – Wacker goes back to her roots


Armed with an intention of helping increase children’s literacy, ONCEKids goes back to where things got started, her hometown of Brockton Massachusetts. Each child (270 kids) was given the gift of reading and increasing children’s literacy became part of ONCEKids’ mission ever since. OnceKids believes passionately in supporting children’s literacy, so this last Christmas we […]

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Celebration of Reading


Location: Punahou School

Author Eileen Wacker and George Takei share a passion for children’s literacy.

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Orange County Book Festival!


Location: Orange Coast College

Hey everyone! We’ll be at the Orange County Book Festival on Sunday the 28th of September, at Booth #50. We’ve got all kinds of fun activities lined up. Our animated cartoons of Blue Penguin and Green Hamster will be streaming live, we’ll have the new FujiScene game available to play, and the actors Jason James Richter […]

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Book Signing Party this Sunday!


Location: Book Soup, 8818 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA, 90069

Want to meet the people behind the latest Fujimini adventure? You’re in luck – author Eileen Wacker will be joined by actors Jason James Richter (Free Willy) and Anita Vora (Life of Pi) this Sunday, at Book Soup in West Hollywood (click for map). Get your book signed, get a picture, maybe win a prize! Join […]

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Creative writing at Mid Pac!


Location: Mid Pac Honolulu Hawaii

Creative writing with the 4th grade students at Mid-Pacific Institute in Honolulu. Great time!            

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Literacy work shop


ONCEKids participated in a public event to promote literacy amongst Hawaii’s youth. Dominque Moceaneu and her sister Jen Bricker shared an inspirational story…  

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In the Classroom…


Location: Assets School

Oncekids had the opportunity to visit Assets School in Honolulu. This school is for gifted, dyslexic and different learners. They are very open to multimedia reading and reading technology. We learned so much from these awesome kids!

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Rainbow Panda and the Firecracker Fiasco Storytime at Barnes & Noble


Location: Barnes & Noble Ala Moana Center, 1450 Ala Moana Blvd

ONCEKids Publishing announces Digital Storytime at Barnes & Noble Ala Moana with local author Eileen Wacker and “Rainbow Panda and the Firecracker Fiasco,” Saturday, March 9, 11 am Children of all ages are invited to Barnes and Noble at Ala Moana Shopping Mall and experience the joy of reading and storytelling through Eileen Wacker’s “Rainbow […]

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Oncekids Focus Group at Punahou School’s 4th Grade


Location: Punahou School

Yesterday we had a great “Compelling Character Workshop” in Mr Reid’s (Awesome Runners) 4th grade class. They also gave us great focus group input on cover art and characters. Thanks for helping us bring Blue Penguin & the Sensational Surf to life!  

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We are in Costco!


Location: Costco Hawaii

Our ONCEKids Box Set is in Costco’s all around the Hawaiian islands! We were able to get a few shots of people checking out our books.  

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Meet Rainbow Panda!


Location: Twitter: @ONCEKids

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ONCEKids book signing at the Japanese Cultural Center’s ‘Ohana festival!


Location: Japanese cultural center Honolulu

ONCEKids was at the Honolulu’s Japanese cultural center’s 20th Annual New Year’s ‘Ohana Festival!  Author Eileen Wacker signed books from her award winning Fujimini series.

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Wow! Fujimini is on the Nook!


Click the link below to view and buy…

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RIMPAC book signing event


Location: Navy Exchange Honolulu

RIMPAC, the Rim of the Pacific Exercise, is the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise. RIMPAC is held biennially during June and July of even-numbered years in Honolulu Hawaii. ONCEKids was very excited to be part of this important event in Hawaii which drew thousands from across Asia. we appreciate all the military does for us.

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Barnes & Noble book signing event


Location: Barnes & Noble Honolulu

We spent a wonderful summer saturday at Barnes & Noble Ala Moana, previewing Fujimini Adventure Series animated books, reading stories, coloring and signing books. Thanks Barnes & Noblefor having us!

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ONCEKids is at the BEA!


Location: Jacob Javits Convention Center New York, NY

ONCEKids Publishing is a fervent supporter of literacy and education in the digital age.  This week at Book Expo America we invite you to watch our videos.  We have book reviews of the Fujimini Adventure Series as well as prize submissions for our #ModernMom Summer Sweepstakes.

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Pink Hamster and the Big Birthday Surprise wins Mom’s choice award!


Location: Jacob Javits Convention Center New York, NY

The book “Pink Hamster and the Big Birthday Surprise” was the second book in the Fujimini series to win a Mom’s choice award today at the BEA. Eileen was invited to sign her award wining book at the Mom’s choice booth.

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Event Gallery


We spend lots of time in classrooms. Making the reading process more dynamic ensures our kids are active interested learners. The kids make us laugh with their great input every time.  

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Classroom Visit to Punahou’s 3rd grade


Location: Punahou School

ONCEKids stopped into Punahou’s third grade to talk about reading trends and writing fun. They were a great group of smart children who understand, the more you read the better learner you become.

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Classroom Visit to Punahou’s 4th grade


Location: Punahou School

  The fourth graders wanted to understand copy rights, patents, and all about electronic reading trends. It’s a savvy bunch who have all had at least a little experience with reading tablets like Nook, Kindle, and iPad.  

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Reading and Creating Stories


Location: Hawaii schools

  Here is our picture gallery of the reading and writing events we have done across Hawaii.  

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Reading Across America to 1,000 of Hawaii’s finest


Location: Miliani 'Ike Elementary School

On March 2, 2012 ONCEKids got into the spirt of Read Across America by going to Miliani Ike’ Elementary School and presenting to 1,000 students. The presentation stressed the importance of reading on learning, and highlighted the new trends in multimedia reading. The students were able to see the Fujimini Adventure Series as print books, […]

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