Deputy Dorkface Delights!

April 30, 2012

We’ve told you how kids love Deputy Dorkface. Now you can see how much they love the books – and author Kevin Janison – for yourself!YouTube Preview Image


Deputy Dorkface (and Kevin) at Festival Debut

November 2, 2011

Participation by authors both local and nationally known will highlight a day of book readings and signings, panels, arts and crafts, and musical performances. ~ Steve Bornfeld, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Weatherman and author Kevin Janison will lead a panel discussion of children’s books at the Vegas Valley Book Festival’s opening day on Thursday, November 5 at the old Historic Fifth Street School. Activities are free and run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with events for young and old. Read the full article from the Las Vegas Review-Journal here:


Shout out to St. George!

October 14, 2011

Kevin Janison recently visited St. George, sharing his Deputy Dorkface stories with students at several elementary schools in the area.  He can still feel the warmth from the community and the students still have him laughing! Special thanks to the outstanding librarians …

Ms. Carney at Three Falls Elementary (thanks for putting this all together!)
Ms. Brueck at Hurricane Elementary
Ms. Matthews at Coral Canyon Elementary
Ms. Toolery at Panorama Elementary
Ms. Brown at Diamond Valley Elementary


Deputy Dorkface Goes to California

September 2, 2011

Yes! That’s right! Kevin Janison will bring Deputy Dorkface to the Storyteller Stage at the Orange County Children’s Book Festival on October 2nd. Kevin and the Deputy will get to hang out with more than 30,000 visitors, meet  other children’s authors, illustrators, and entertainers, and read from one of the Deputy’s adventures. Deputy Dorkface will have lots of stories to tell when he comes home! For more information on the event, click here:


Deputy Dorkface in Action

May 14, 2011

YouTube Preview ImageKevin Janison reads aloud from his book, Deputy Dorkface: How Stinkville Got Cleaned Up at the Foster Grandparents Book Fair, hosted by Barnes and Noble in Las Vegas in May.


Deputy Dorkface meets with Foster Grandparents

May 4, 2011

Kevin Janison will be at Barnes & Noble on Maryland Parkway in Las Vegas this Saturday, May 7th, at 1 p.m. for the Foster Grandparents BookFair. Stop by and hear Kevin read from his latest Deputy Dorkface book!


Kevin Visits Local Schools

April 5, 2011

Check out Kevin Jansion as he vists local schools and shares the love of reading.

Courtesy of News 3


Recommended Reads

March 9, 2011

Deputy Dorkface: How Sugaropolis Got Dessert Back has been selected by the Nevada Library Association for inclusion on the Nevada Young Reader’s Reading List for 2012. Deputy Dorkface joins a list of many other highly regarding children’s picture books including books by Steve Martin and Laura Numeroff.

For a complete list of recommended titles, click here.


Video clips from Kevin’s school assembly

June 21, 2010
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Deputy D. Visits Jesse D. (Scott)

May 18, 2009
Kevin Janison presentation at Jesse D. Scott Elementary School. Courtesy of Tiffany Swallia.

Kevin Janison presentation at Jesse D. Scott Elementary School. Courtesy of Tiffany Swallia.

Channel 3 meteorologist and author Kevin Jansion visited Jesse D. Scott Elementary School during Nevada Reading Week. This year’s theme was “Discover the Mysteries of the World: Read.” Established in 1987, by the Nevada Department of Education, Nevada Reading Week brings local celebrities, parents and community members into schools to read books to students.