Malik Books

Holiday Story TIme

from December 3 to December 17

Join Westfield Culver City & Malik Books for a magical and enchanting holiday story time event that will transport kids into a world of wonder and imagination! Our cozy gathering will be filled with captivating tales and festive fun, perfect for celebrating the holiday season. Each event date will be hosted by a local children's book author and will include a time after the event for book signing and meet & greets. View the schedule and about the author details below. Guests will also enjoy sips from Chatime after the story time!

Date: Sundays, December 3, 10, 17

Time: 11:30AM - 12PM

Location: Level 1 near JCPenney

🎄 Storytelling Wonderland: Our storytellers will whisk your little ones away to a wondrous world filled with holiday magic, where anything is possible. From the North Pole to snowy forests and far-off lands, each story will transport children to a different holiday destination.

📚 Interactive Storytelling: Children will not just listen but actively participate in the stories. They can chime in, answer questions, and even help the characters in their adventures.

🤩 Dress Up Fun: Children are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite holiday-themed outfits or pajamas for an extra dose of festive fun.

🎉 Don't miss this enchanting opportunity to share the wonder and joy of the holiday season with your little ones. Join us for a Holiday Story Time that will leave your children with smiles that twinkle like holiday lights!

Sunday, December 3

  • Author: Kimesha Malone, RN
  • Storytime:11:30AM - 12PM
  • Book Signing: 12PM - 2PM
  • Children Book Title: Santa Meets The Tooth Fairy
  • About the Book: Have you ever wondered whether the Tooth Fairy & Santa Claus know each other? Well look no further! This amazingly, fun story of Santa Meets the Tooth Fairy originates at the North Pole. It is centered around a little fairy named Tairy. Tairy started her career as an elf at the North Pole. Working there, she never had the chance to meet Santa Claus, but that's all about to change. When Tairy becomes a tooth fairy, she soon finds herself on a Christmas Eve mission. Coincidentally, Tairy and Santa arrive at the house of a child, named Miles, at the same time! Miles is grateful for his reward from the tooth fairy and his gifts from Santa, but he discovers something unusual.
  • About the Author: Kimesha originates from downtown St. Louis, Missouri. She is currently a registered nurse who has accomplished her lifelong dream of publishing an amazing children's book! She is a mother of 4, loving wife, blogger for her motherhood site Yo! Mama's World, as well as a lover of crafts, dance, educating others, and spending time with family.


 Sunday, December 10

  • Author: Kheris Rogers
  • Storytime:11:30AM - 12PM
  • Book Signing: 12PM - 2PM
  • Children Book Title: Shine Bright
  • About the Book: Bursting with inspiration and affirmation, Kheris Rogers’ debut picture book encourages children everywhere to love the skin they are in. When her confidence is shaken by peers who say they are scared of her because she's "too dark," Imani turns to her sister for a loving reminder that she’s smart, hope, brave, beautiful, strong, and just enough. After embracing what makes her truly special, Imani learns to be fearless! Inspired by the real-life experiences of Kheris Rogers, the young CEO and designer of the Flexin’ in My Complexion clothing line, this ode to dark-skinned girls will empower many. A perfect tool to teach children about appreciating both outer & inner beauty, embracing differences, being kind to oneself & others, and the power of reciting affirmations.
  • About the Author: Kheris Rogers is an entrepreneur, motivational speaker, model, actress, dancer, and designer/CEO of the widely known brand “Flexin’ In My Complexion.” Born in 2006 in Los Angeles, California, Kheris started Flexin’ In My Complexion after years of bullying in school because of her dark skin complexion. Her story has been televised by NBC, CBS, and The Steve Harvey Show. Her clothing line has been worn by celebrities such as Whoopi Goldburg, Lupita N’yongo, Lena Waithe and Alicia Keys. She is the world’s youngest designer to ever showcase at New York Fashion Week. She is now partnered with Nike and Lebron James to help promote change. Kheris was named by Lebron James as 1 of the 16 strongest women that inspired him to create the strongest Nike shoe ever (Lebron XVI) which was launched in September 2018. Her recent accomplishments include being on the cast of the Youtube series "Chicken Girls".


Sunday, December 17

  • Author: Jessica and Curry Parker
  • Storytime:11:30AM - 12PM
  • Book Signing: 12PM - 2PM
  • Children Book Title: Parker's Big Feelings: Ready-to-Read Level 1 (A Parker Curry Book) // New Book release date Dec 12
  • About the Book: The New York Times bestselling team behind Parker Looks Up returns with this Level 1 Ready-to-Read about trying to make a good day out of a bad one. Parker is not having a good day. All she wants is some time alone to read her book, but her brother and sister will not stop following her around. Parker is feeling lots of big feelings. How can Parker turn a bad day into something good?
  • About the Authors: Parker Curry, six years old, is a New York Times bestselling author and dynamic young mind with a love for ballet and reading. Currently, Parker is in first grade, where she loves to explore art and new books. Precocious Parker lives with her mother, father, younger sister, and baby brother.  Jessica Curry is a New York Times bestselling author, blogger, and work-at-home mama to three children: Parker, Ava, and Cash. Jessica’s debut children’s picture book, written with her oldest daughter, Parker, was nominated for a 2020 NAACP Image Award. The mother-daughter duo has since penned four additional children’s books in hopes of inspiring others to dream big dreams. Jessica’s blog, Happy Mama Happy Babies, is an authentic motherhood and lifestyle platform that shares her family’s adventures, growth chronicles, and everything in between. Jessica and her family reside in Sherman Oaks, California.



Sunday10 Dec11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday17 Dec11:30 AM - 12:00 PM