Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Children's Book Festival

Pequot Library's second Children's Book Festival is set for Saturday, November 9, 2013, from 11:00am - 4:00pm. The festival is free and open to the public. It will take over the entire library – Auditorium/Concert Hall, Reading Room, and Children's Department.

The public will meet an amazing array of 14 authors and illustrators. These talented and award-winning professionals will be on hand to sign book copies. Picture books, Juvenile and Young Adult books will be available for purchase. There will be presentations and demonstrations throughout the day, and one-of-a-kind raffle prizes. The Pequot Library is located on 720 Pequot Ave., Southport. 

Featured authors and illustrators are: Tony Abbott, Firegirl; Jennifer Berne, On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein; Bruce Degen, I Gotta Draw, Jamberry, The Magic School Bus Series; Deborah Freedman, The Story of Fish & Snail; Susan Hood, Spike: The Mixed-up Monster; Ann Haywood Leal, A Finders-Keepers Place; Barbara Mariconda, The Voyage of Lucy P. Simmons: Lucy At Sea; Marc Tyler Nobleman, Bill, the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman; Michael Rex, Goodnight Goon; Laura Toffler-Corrie, My Totally Awkward Supernatural Crush; Dan Yaccarino, Doug, Unplugged; Bryan Collier, Dave the Potter; R.L. Stine, Goosebumps Most Wanted; Patricia Reilly Giff, Hunter Moran Saves the Universe, Gingersnap.

Please visit to learn more about this open-to-the-public small, unique community library. All classes and programs are open to everyone. For information: (203) 259-0346 ext. 15.  

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