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We Are First Fantasy Books

Everyone belongs, in the stories they love.

Adam Ross
The Explorer's Guides
Violet Ross
An ogre can be excited!
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Quilted Schoolyard
Kcie Monk
"Fae"miliars
Lucy Lightfoot (Julia Mazur, MA ESOL K-12, MA Health ED K-12, MA PE K-12)
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Contracted photos taken by Van Lens Photography

Our 
Story

Get to Know Us

First Fantasy Books was created to provide engaging Fantasy themed content for Early English Readers, and to encourage diversity within the Fantasy realm. We believe that the key to loving reading is finding yourself in the stories, and we want to provide as many readers that opportunity as possible. 

Past & Upcoming Events

  • FanExpo Portland
    FanExpo Portland
    Fri, Feb 17
    Portland
    Feb 17, 2023, 3:00 PM – Feb 19, 2023, 5:00 PM
    Portland, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Feb 17, 2023, 3:00 PM – Feb 19, 2023, 5:00 PM
    Portland, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Adam has been requested as a guest artist at FanExpo Portland! Drop by our booth in AuthorAlley and visit one of the Panels he'll be participating in!
  • Geek the Halls
    Geek the Halls
    Sun, Nov 27
    Portland
    Nov 27, 2022, 8:00 AM PST – Nov 28, 2022, 7:00 PM PST
    Portland, 1000 NE Multnomah St, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Nov 27, 2022, 8:00 AM PST – Nov 28, 2022, 7:00 PM PST
    Portland, 1000 NE Multnomah St, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    A delightfully geeky, holiday craft fair full of gifts for your loved ones! Join us and the PDX Guild of Geeks for a fun-filled weekend of local artists!
  • A Quilted Legacy
    A Quilted Legacy
    Fri, Nov 11
    Legacy Coffee Company
    Nov 11, 2022, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST
    Legacy Coffee Company, 75 NW 1st St, Gresham, OR 97030, USA
    Nov 11, 2022, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST
    Legacy Coffee Company, 75 NW 1st St, Gresham, OR 97030, USA
    Bring your kids down to Legacy Coffee Company to sit for a Read Aloud and Art Activity with local Children's Author Adam Ross!
  • COSA Conference Eugene
    COSA Conference Eugene
    Wed, Oct 05
    Eugene
    Oct 05, 2022, 8:00 AM PDT – Oct 07, 2022, 12:30 PM PDT
    Eugene, 66 E 6th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
    Oct 05, 2022, 8:00 AM PDT – Oct 07, 2022, 12:30 PM PDT
    Eugene, 66 E 6th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401, USA
    A new approach to Reading Intervention is here! Check out First Fantasy Books at the ODE/COSA Conference in Eugene, OR!
  • Rose City Comic Con
    Rose City Comic Con
    Fri, Sep 09
    Portland
    Sep 09, 2022, 12:00 PM PDT – Sep 11, 2022, 8:00 PM PDT
    Portland, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Sep 09, 2022, 12:00 PM PDT – Sep 11, 2022, 8:00 PM PDT
    Portland, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232, USA
    Come visit our booth to meet the author and purchased signed copies of The Explorer's Guide series! Also, participate in a special Sunday Roundtable!
  • Troutdale First Friday Art Walk
    Troutdale First Friday Art Walk
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, Sep 02
    Troutdale
    Sep 02, 2022, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Troutdale, Troutdale, OR 97060, USA
    Sep 02, 2022, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT
    Troutdale, Troutdale, OR 97060, USA
    Enjoy local artists, musicians, and food at this monthly outdoor celebration!
  • Troutdale Elementary Back to School Night
    Troutdale Elementary Back to School Night
    Wed, Aug 31
    Troutdale
    Aug 31, 2022, 5:30 PM PDT – Sep 01, 2022, 7:00 PM PDT
    Troutdale, 648 SE Harlow Ave, Troutdale, OR 97060, USA
    Aug 31, 2022, 5:30 PM PDT – Sep 01, 2022, 7:00 PM PDT
    Troutdale, 648 SE Harlow Ave, Troutdale, OR 97060, USA
    A live Read Aloud with the author of First Fantasy Books!
  • Gresham Third Thursday @ Maggie Mae's Kids' Bookshop
    Gresham Third Thursday @ Maggie Mae's Kids' Bookshop
    Thu, Jul 21
    Maggie Mae's Kids' Bookshop
    Jul 21, 2022, 5:00 PM
    Maggie Mae's Kids' Bookshop, 43 NW 3rd St, Gresham, OR 97030, USA
    Jul 21, 2022, 5:00 PM
    Maggie Mae's Kids' Bookshop, 43 NW 3rd St, Gresham, OR 97030, USA
    Come see our latest book release, meet the author, and get books signed!
  • Common Cup Amity, Read Aloud
    Common Cup Amity, Read Aloud
    Tue, Jun 07
    Amity
    Jun 07, 2022, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
    Amity, 516 S Trade St #103, Amity, OR 97101, USA
    Jun 07, 2022, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT
    Amity, 516 S Trade St #103, Amity, OR 97101, USA
    Join us for a Read Aloud and Book Signing event!
  • Book Signing! (No ticket needed)
    Book Signing! (No ticket needed)
    Sat, Mar 26
    Troutdale
    Mar 26, 2022, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Troutdale, 450 NW 257th Way #354, Troutdale, OR 97060, USA
    Mar 26, 2022, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT
    Troutdale, 450 NW 257th Way #354, Troutdale, OR 97060, USA
    Come buy a copy of The Explorer's Guide to Ogre Faces directly from the author and get it signed!

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