Story Time with O The Owl at Leanna Lin’s Wonderland


On Saturday, May 30, join Leanna Lin’s Wonderland for some family fun story time with O The Owl! The illustrator, Layal Idriss, will be there for story time, workshop, and book signing.

This is a free event, and there will be two sessions: 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Space is limited, so please RSVP on Facebook or by email to with your desired time slot and the number of kids and adults.

About the book, O The Owl!
O the owl used to feel down and lonely. One day, O decided to view herself differently and to face her problem. When she viewed her life differently, O found love and peace.

Make a Little Booklet!

Children will be Authors and Illustrators of their little books. They will choose a character, and work the beginning middle and end of their simple yet adorable story that highlights the beautiful qualities they poses. Layal will be guiding them step by step!

About the Artist!
Layal Idriss is a freelance Illustrator, specializing in children books. She is skilled in digital and traditional mediums. Layal has forever tinkered to build her little whimsical land and today can share little bits of it with you … reminding you that magical things do exist!

Nappy Bear and Naughty Rabbit by Fluffy House

Nappy Bear Preorder

OMG, how cute!! Nappy Bear and Naughty Rabbit are the newest characters from Fluffy House and are now available for preorder!

He eats anything you eat, he plays whatever you play and he sleeps whenever he needs. His name is Nappy Bear!

He’s so active and curious about everything which may always make you exhausted, but this baby bear must be the most lovable character than ever in Fluffy House because he’s good at melting your heart unconsciously!

Nappy Bear and Naughty Rabbit

– 2.5-inch vinyl figurine that is perfect for carrying everywhere
– A collective art piece of the Fluffy House line
– Each Nappy Bear comes with a sitting Naughty Rabbit
– Shipment will be in early June
Preorder here

‘Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty’ Closing Party at JANM

Hello Kitty JANM

On Friday, May 22, the Japanese American National Museum will host the ‘Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty’ closing party. Festivities will include catalog signings with exhibiting artists, a performance by Nylon Pink, music by DJ Shy, photo opportunities with Hello Kitty, Hello Kitty crafts, the Hello Kitty Café truck, and complimentary appetizers and drinks courtesy of Joto Sake and Chado Tea Room. Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty will be open for viewing until 10 p.m.

Martin Hsu JANM

Artists in attendance will include Supahcute favorites: Martin Hsu

Jeni Yang JANM

Jeni Yang

Edwin Ushiro JANM

and Edwin Ushiro.

Tickets for the closing party are available online. $10 members, $30 general. JANM members get early access to the closing party starting at 6 p.m.

The ‪Hello Kitty exhibition officially closes on May 31. Visit to purchase advance tickets (especially recommended on weekends). Tickets are discounted on Wednesdays and Thursdays through May.