Twelfth Annual Brooklyn Children’s Book Fair
Where: Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway (Washington Ave.)
718-638-5000 Price: Free
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Meet your favorite Brooklyn authors and illustrators at the annual Brooklyn Children’s Book Fair! This free event features author readings, illustrator presentations, and book-related art-making opportunities with over forty creators presenting storybooks, picture books, and graphic novels.
- 11:30 am–4 pm Preschool Drawing: An ongoing free draw and coloring floor activity
- 12–12:30 pm Reading: Peter Brown, The Wild Robot Returns
- 12:30–1 pm Illustrator Presentation: Jon Burgerman, Rhyme Crime
- 1–1:30 pm Reading: Sharee Miller, Princess Hair
- 1:30–2 pm Illustrator Presentation: Stephen Savage, Jack B. Ninja
- 2–2:30 pm Reading: Abby Hanlon, Dory Fantasmagory: Head in the Clouds
- 2:30–3 pm Illustrator Presentation: Booki Vivat, Frazzled: Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes
- 3–3:30 pm Music: Michael Hearst, Songs for Unusual Creatures
Participants include Selina Alko, Gabrielle Balkan, Artie Bennett, Peter Brown, Christopher Browne, Jon Burgerman, Nina Crews, Brian Cronin, Phillis Gershator, Beth Handman, Abby Hanlon, Michael Hearst, Kate Hosford, Melissa Iwai, Louella Dizon San Juan, Jane Kelley, Nancy Krulik, Caron Levis, Laura Ljungkvist, Lauren Magaziner, Torrey Maldonado, Denis Markell, Yona McDonough, Aaron Meshon, Kate Milford, Sharee Miller, Christopher Silas Neal, Sean Qualls, Lori Richmond, Julia Rothman, Misa Saburi, Stephen Savage, Naoko Stoop, Neil Swaab, Heather Swain, Lauren Thompson, Booki Vivat, Lesley Ware, Sarah Williamson, Katie Yamasaki, and James Yang.
Free and open to the public.
Image caption and credit: From Can I Touch Your Hair? Published by Carolrhoda Books, a division of Lerner Publishing Group. Illustration © 2018 by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko