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View books by Narrated Objects and Friends of Narrated Objects below and purchase from our online store.
Narrated Objects books are also available at these wonderful retailers that need your support more than ever. 
Dear Seller: Real Estate Love Letters from Los Angeles

Dear Seller: Real Estate Love Letters from Los Angeles

Support Piece by Piece with your purchase
$38
We Heart P-22

We Heart P-22: A Coloring + Activity Book Celebrating L.A.'s Famous Mountain Lion

Support Friends of Griffith Park with your purchase
$19.99
We Heart L.A. Parks

We Heart L.A. Parks: A Coloring + Activity Book Celebrating Public Parks in the City of Los Angeles

Support L.A. Neighborhood Land Trust with your purchase
$19.99
[LA Original] We Heart P-22: A Coloring + Activity Book Celebrating L.A.'s Famous Mountain Lion (2nd ed.)

[LA Original]
We Heart P-22

Support LA Original and Friends of Griffith Park with your purchase
$19.99
Dear Seller

[LA Original]
Dear Seller

Support LA Original and Piece by Piece with your purchase
$38
BY MEMBERS + FRIENDS OF NARRATED OBJECTS
Feminisms in Motion edited by Jessica Hoffmann + Daria Yudacufski

Feminisms in Motion edited by Jessica Hoffmann + Daria Yudacufski

$20
The 500 Hidden Secrets of Los Angeles by Andrea Richards

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Los Angeles by Andrea Richards

$23
Los Angeles Cocktails: Spirits in the City of Angels by Andrea Richards

Los Angeles Cocktails: Spirits in the City of Angels by Andrea Richards

$29.95
The New New Age Series: Crystals by Jessica Hundley

The New New Age Series: Crystals by Jessica Hundley

$29.95
Los Angeles Restaurants: Classic Joints and Iconic Eats in the City of Angels by Andrea Richards

Los Angeles Restaurants: Classic Joints and Iconic Eats in the City of Angels by Andrea Richards

$29.95
Southern California by Elisa Parhad

Southern California: A Guide for the Eyes™ by Elisa Parhad

$19.95
Feminist Folk Sayings by Tracy Park

Feminist Folk Sayings by Tracy Park

$5
Every Day is Mother's Day by Tracy Park

Every Day is Mother's Day by Tracy Park

$5
The Big Bad Toxic Friend by Tracy Park

The Big Bad Toxic Friend by Tracy Park

$5
Oh, the People You'll Bone by Tracy Park

Oh, the People You'll Bone by Tracy Park

$12
Bleenkies Sticker Pack by Oscar Rosales

Bleenkies Sticker Pack by Oscar Rosales

$12
Shadow Falls by the Paper Sea

Shadow Falls CD by the Paper Sea

$15
Future Present by Kwasi Boyd-Bouldin

Future Present by Kwasi Boyd-Bouldin

$15
Wildlife of Southern California: A Bilingual Illustrated Guide by Margaret Gallagher

Wildlife of Southern California: A Bilingual Illustrated Guide by Margaret Gallagher

$5
Quarantine Dreams by Kwasi Boyd-Bouldin

Quarantine Dreams by Kwasi Boyd-Bouldin

$15
Good Seeing You by Kwasi Boyd-Bouldin

Good Seeing You... by Kwasi Boyd-Bouldin

$10

OUR RETAILERS

SUPPORT LA ORIGINAL

Our books are included in the LA Original line of products! LA Original provides a platform to showcase diverse makers and promote locally designed, assembled, or manufactured goods through a line of L.A.-branded products from across Los Angeles. In addition, LA Original encourages people to shop local while providing a new badge of LA pride for residents and visitors alike.

The dynamic and intentionally collaborative mark for LA represents the unique creative culture here in Los Angeles. It is the first mark to embody L.A.’s creativity as a place that gives people the space to create. These books were born from the collaborative spirit and creative culture of Los Angeles. A portion of your LA Original purchase will fund local creative entrepreneur programs. 

LA Original

EVENTS

November 13 events at USC Pacific Asia Museum and The Garland

Sunday, NOV. 13: We're at USC Pacific Asia Museum + The Garland Hotel

Join us in the courtyard for Free 2nd Sunday@PAM: Celebrate the Silk Road festivities in Pasadena! We will be there from 12–4 p.m. creating illustrated maps. Or visit us in North Hollywood where we will be popping up during The Garland's Fall Block Party from 2–5 p.m. 

OCT. 9: GRAND PARK'S 10TH ANNIVERSARY FAMILY FESTIVAL

Join us in the Grand Garden with Streetlet and local small businesses with workshops and events that raise awareness and exemplify the power of creative expression. We will have our books for sale and interactive activities for the whole family to enjoy! 

Grand Park promo artwork for 10th anniversary
L.A. Mabuhay Festival

L.A. Mabuhay Festival
Friday, May 6, 2022
5–8 p.m.

153 Glendale Blvd., Historic Filipinotown

In the heart of HiFi, the Mabuhay Festival will bring our diverse L.A. Filipino community together and highlight Filipino small businesses, community organizations, and performers.

Narrated Objects will be popping up at the event with our books and coloring pages, as well as collecting food-related stories from the FilAm community.

Helm's Bakery District's Seeding the City

Seeding the City
Saturday, April 23, 2022
11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Helms Bakery District, 8800 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles 

Attend a wonderful celebration of green design with exhibits, events, and talks from a variety of incredible artists, architects, designers, gardeners, and urban planners, all of whom are finding ways to connect our city to the natural world.

We will be hosting family-friendly art activities from We Heart L.A. Parks: A Coloring + Activity Book Celebrating Public Parks in the City of L.A., including an artist-led drawing workshop by contributor Valentina M. Quezada at 1 p.m. Michele McRae of the Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust!

Earth Day in the Park

Earth Day in the Park
Saturday, April 23, 2022
8:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

The Trails Cafe, 2333 Fern Dell Drive, Los Feliz

Visit one of our favorite places on the planet, Griffith Park, Saturday morning to celebrate Earth Day!

There will be fern planting, nature hikes, and an Eco-Village fair with our books, arts & crafts, food, and fun. Our good friends from Friends of Griffith Park will be selling our ode to our favorite park resident, We Heart P-22, as well as our new book, We Heart L.A. Parks, and giving away P-22 temporary tattoos. Council District 4 team will be handing out coloring pages from our books for kids of all ages to enjoy!

Happy Earth Day, Griffith Park. May we protect and love you all year long.

The Garland Hotel's Spring Block Party

The Garland Hotel's Spring Block Party
Sunday, March 27, 2022
2–5 p.m.

The Garland, 4222 Vineland Avenue, North Hollywood

Join us at the Garland Hotel's Spring Block Party that's anything but garden variety. We'll be party of the pop-up shopping soiree! Enjoy live entertainment, gourmet samplings, and the best beer and wine tastings California has to offer. The best part? You'll be helping us give back to The Village Family Services, a local leader in providing trauma-informed, culturally sensitive services to children, homeless youth and families so that they can lead safe, healthy and productive lives.

USC Pacific Asia Museum: Free Second Sunday@PAM - Imagine a Museum for the Future

DEC. 12: FREE SECOND SUNDAY
@PAM ART WORKSHOP    

Come celebrate 50 Years of PAM and imagine a museum for the future! Join creative collective Narrated Objects in creating a collage accordion book of your vision of our museum or a new museum of your very own.

View the special exhibition Intervention: Fresh Perspectives after 50 Years, contribute to our story archive, listen to storytime in the new Crossroads gallery, and enjoy free admission all day!

Arlington Gardens Holiday Pop-Up Bazaar

Arlington Garden Holiday Craft Bazaar 
Sunday, November 7, 2021
10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Arlington Garden, 275 Arlington Dr., Pasadena

The event provides the community with one-stop holiday shopping featuring local artisans and retailers!
Local vendors include Hahamongna Native Plant Nursery, artist Margaret Gallagher, book publisher Narrated Objects, and candlemaker The Soy Farm.

There will be handmade skincare products from MOSA, teas and accessories from Elizabella, jewelry from Siranush Designs, granola from The Art of Snack, wine from Jardesca, natural-dye clothing from Berbo Studio, indoor plants and artisan wares from Our Little Stand, and more!

CELEBRATING HISTORIC GRIFFITH PARK’S 125TH ANNIVERSARY

Griffith Park: 125th Anniversary
Saturday, November 13, 2021
9 a.m.–4 p.m.

Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Los Feliz 

We're joining the L.A. Conservancy for #GriffithPark125: a *free* parkwide exploration
commemorating Griffith Park's 125th anniversary. Learn more about the significant structures, sites, and stories of Griffith Park from more than two dozen organizations uniting to tell the park's extraordinary history. 

Volunteer educators from the L.A. Conservancy and different partnering organizations will be dispersed throughout Griffith Park to share the stories of specific sites. No reservations are required; you are free to roam the park at will, choosing whatever places interest you most to visit.

Free Second Sunday@PAM - Celebrate the Silk Road!

Free Second Sunday@PAM: Celebrate the Silk Road
Sunday, November 14, 2021
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

USC Pacific Asia Museum, 46 North Los Robles Ave., Pasadena

Join us for a special afternoon celebrating the opening of the newly redesigned Crossroads: Exploring the Silk Road gallery! The gallery includes an interactive scroll from Narrated Objects that we invite visitors to contribute their travel stories and drawings to.

Participate in an  outdoor scroll-making activity with us from 12 to 4 p.m. to prep your contribution, and also enjoy live storytelling, and music and dance performances inspired by the diverse cultures connected through the ancient trade route.
Free admission all day! Timed tickets are available on the museum website.

Andrea Richards, Teena Apeles, and Tracy Park of We Heart L.A. Parks

We Heart L.A. Parks Drawing Workshop with editors Andrea Richards and Teena Apeles and artist Tracy Park
Thursday, July 22, 2021
6–7 p.m.

Online - Frances Howard Goldwyn - Hollywood Regional Library

Join us via Zoom for a lively talk and drawing workshop to celebrate the new coloring and activity book about our city's public parks, We ❤ L.A. Parks. Editors Andrea Richards and Teena Apeles will share how the book came about, and contributor Tracy Park will show the development of her park illustrations and lead participants in drawing their dream parks. Bring your art supplies and creativity! Or color along while you listen.

Design Workshop@PAM with Carol Young of Undesigned

Design Workshop@PAM: Ceremonial Dress featuring fashion designer Carol Young of Undesigned
Friday, July 30, 2021
6–7 p.m.

Online - USC Pacific Asia Museum

In celebration of the museum’s 50th anniversary, USC PAM and Narrated Objects invite you to an interactive, all-ages workshop on ceremonial dress! During this one-hour online workshop, L.A.fashion designer Carol Young of Undesigned will offer tips and demonstrate techniques for how to elevate an outfit so that it’s perfect for a party, as well as share designs she’s made for special occasions. Also enjoy a special cocktail recipe (or mocktail!) to prepare at home by Bear & Stone's award-winning bartender Vay Su.

USC Pacific Asia Museum Writing Workshop

JUNE 1: WRITING WORKSHOP
@PAM

In celebration of USC Pacific Asia Museum's 50th anniversary, USC PAM and Narrated Objects invite you to contribute to the 50 Years of PAM Story Collection! Craft your story with us during this one-hour writing workshop.

Learn to draw cute animals in a family workshop for aspiring artists. Join character artist Oscar Rosales and Narrated Objects for a family-friendly drawing workshop.

Learn to Draw Cute Animals in a Family Workshop 
Saturday, January 9, 2021,11 a.m. PST

Via Zoom

Calling animal lovers of all ages for this one-hour family workshop on how to draw irresistibly cute animals, taught by Narrated Objects book contributor and character artist Oscar Rosales of Bleenkies. Attendees also receive a one-time use 15% off discount code for our online store.
Fee: $25

Priceless: Learn how to tap into the inspiration of the outdoors during a virtual Writing in Nature workshop on January 10, 2021.

Virtual Nature Writing Workshop to Find Your Inner Voice
Sunday, January 10, 2021, 2 p.m. PST

Via Zoom

Join the founders of Narrated Objects, Teena Apeles and Andrea Richards, for a series of outdoor meditation & writing exercises. This workshop also includes a promo code that can be redeemed for a sustainably made wooden journal from L.A.-based small business, Hereafter.
Fee: $20

Priceless: Join award-winning chef Dora Herrera of Yuca's Restaurants and Narrated Objects to creatively explore your family's food traditions

Preserve Family Recipes in an Art and Writing Workshop with Yuca's Dora Herrera
Sunday, January 24, 2021, 11 a.m. PST    

Via Zoom

Join James Beard Award–winning chef Dora Herrera of Yuca's Restaurants and Narrated Objects to creatively explore your family's food traditions. Attendees also receive a one-time use 15% off discount code for our online store.
Fee: $25

P-22's Wildlife Wonderland

Fifth Annual P-22 Festival

OCTOBER 24, 2020, STARTING AT 11 A.M. PST
We are excited to partcipate in this year's virtual P-22 Festival as exhibitors! Join us online.

P-22 Presents: We Heart P-22 Online Art Workshop

P-22 Presents: We Heart P-22 Online Art Workshop
Friday, April 17, 2020,10–11 a.m.

P-22 Mountain Lion Facebook Page

Watch our online art workshop as part of a "P-22 Presents" event hosted by National Wildlife Federation's #SaveLACougars initiative.

Free Second Sunday: Unboxing Stories

Free Second Sunday: Unboxing Stories
Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019,12–4 p.m.

46 North Los Robles Ave., Pasadena

Join us for a collaborative art and writing workshop inspired by the Following the Box exhibit.

Graf Lantz Oktoberfest

Graf Lantz Oktoberfest
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019,6 –9 p.m.

 2751 West Temple St., Silver Lake 

You are invited to Oktoberfest hosted by Graf Lantz and LA Original at the Graf Lantz Silverlake Studio and Factory. We will be one of the featured vendors.

2019 P-22 Day Festival

P-22 Day Festival
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, 11a.m.–4 p.m.


4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Griffith Park

Pick up your copy of our book and enjoy an afternoon of performances, talks, and interactive activities focused on our rock star puma and the preservation of urban wildlife.

Writing in Nature with Clockshop

Writing in Nature

Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, 9:30 a.m.

2780 W Casitas Ave., Los Angeles River

Narrated Objects’ Andrea Richards will be leading a Clockshop writing workshop for kids ages 12–16 at the L.A. River. They will be writing in the Bowtie Park and reading work by campfire.

Free Second Sunday at USC Pacifica Asia Museum: Food + Art

Second Sunday: Food + Art
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2019, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
USC Pacific Asia Museum

46 North Los Robles Ave., Pasadena

Go on a docent-led tour, participate in a special virtual-reality experience that combines Asian cuisine and poetry, and join Narrated Objects' Teena Apeles for art-making in the museum's magical courtyard.

Dear Seller Launch

Dear Seller Book Launch
November 17, 2018
3–6 p.m.
Fred Segal Sunset

8500 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood

Join us for cocktails and courtships tales with special guests Neelanjana Banerjee, Edan Lepucki, and D. J. Waldie.

Investigating Griffith Park at the Autry

Investigating Griffith Park

Through 2019 at the Autry Museum of the American West

4700 Western Heritage Way, Griffith Park

Experience a kid-size version of our board game, The Adventures of P-22, and enjoy our coloring pages as part of this fascinating exporation.

L.A. Nature Fest

L.A. Nature Fest at NHMLA
March 17–18, 2018
9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles

Save the date for an amazing weekend celebrating L.A. wildlife. Visit us at our booth and meet We Heart P-22 contributors who will be doing live art demos.

Natural History Museum Hearts P-22

NHMLA Hearts P-22
Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018
11 a.m.–1 p.m.

900 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles

We're kicking off our first event of the year at the Natural History Museum! Enjoy a guided tour of "The Story of P-22" exhibit by wildlife biologist Miguel Ordeñana.

We Heart Griffith Park

We Heart P-22 Holiday Party at Merry-Go-Round
Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017
5:30–7:30 p.m.

4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Griffith Park

Celebrate the holiday season and our We Heart P-22 book at the historic Griffith Park Merry-Go-Round. Enjoy a magical nighttime ride on us!

L.A. Makers Pop-Up

L.A. Makers Pop-Up Show and Market at LACE
Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017
12–7 p.m.

6522 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood

LACE: Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions hosts "L.A. Makers," featuring works by friends of Narrated Objects, including the Indivisible Project.

We Heart P-22 Book Launch

We Heart P-22 Book Launch
Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

4730 Crystal Springs Dr., Griffith Park

Join us at the P-22 Day Festival as we launch our first book. Meet contributors, enjoy P-22 themed activities, and check out the book!

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