Children's BookFest: Be Brave, Be Kind, Be You!

Join us for BookBar's third annual Children's BookFest: Be Brave, Be Kind, Be You! Bring the whole family to celebrate all things kid-lit. Meet local and visiting authors & illustrators, and keynote speaker Steve Greig (author of The One & Only Wolfgang & Instagram sensation @wolfgang2242) at a festival of readings and story times, a carnival of our bookish community partners, magic, food and more! Dress up as your favorite books character for a prize. Kids and their families of all ages are welcome. Read, snack, and discover new favorite books to share.

Featuring: Miss Shirley Delta Blow, Kevin Caron, Melanie Crowder, Ashley Evanson, Lija Fisher, Theresa Howell, Claudia Mills, Robin Page & Steve Jenkins, Laura Perdew, Dow Phumiruk,Bianca Schulze, Andrea Wang, Kaz Windness, & Stan Yan, Autism Community Store, Mago the Magician, Zany Entertainment Airbrush Tattoos, and gift bags from from Mouthfuls Pet Supply!

BOOKFEST AGENDA:

10: Store opens and BookFest begins!
10:15: Magic Show with Mago the Magician
10:30: Theresa Howell: Leading the Way:Women in Power
10:45: Bianca Schultz: 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up
11: Ashley Evanson: Hello Tokyo, Hello Rio de Janeiro, This Book Is Magic
11: Kaz Windness & Stan Yan "Comic Books & Illustrations Corner": Mother Goth Rhymes & There's a Zombie In The Basement
11:15: Andrea Wang: Magic Ramen: The Story of Ando Momofuku, The Nian Monster
11:30: Dow Phumrik: Mela and the Elephant, Titan and the Wild Boars
11:45: Robin Page & Steve Jenkins: Look Again, Look at Me! The Frog Book, Who Am I?
12: Drag Queen Storytime with Miss Shirley Delta Blow
12: Kevin Caron, Ted Intorcio & Charlie LaGreca from DiNK Comics "Comic Books & Illustrations Corner"
12:30 - 1: KEYNOTE SPEAKER Steve Greig of Wolfgang2242: The One and Only Wolfgang
12:30: Laura Perdew "Creation Station": Crazy Contraptions, Biodiversity, Just Like Rube Goldberg
1:00: Claudia Mills: Nixie Ness: Cooking Star
1:15: Lija Fisher: The Cryptid Catcher, The Cryptid Keeper
1:30: Melanie Crowder: The Lighthouse between the Worlds, A Way between Worlds, An Uninterrupted View of the Sky

Event date: 
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
The One and Only Wolfgang: From Pet Rescue to One Big Happy Family Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780310768234
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Published: Zonderkidz - September 3rd, 2019

Leading the Way: Women In Power Cover Image
By Janet Howell, Theresa Howell, Hillary Rodham Clinton (Foreword by), Kylie Akia (Illustrator), Alexandra Bye (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536208467
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Published: Candlewick - October 8th, 2019

Nixie Ness: Cooking Star (After-School Superstars #1) Cover Image
By Claudia Mills, Grace Zong (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780823440931
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Published: Margaret Ferguson Books - June 11th, 2019

101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up: The must-read book list for kids (101 Things) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781633221697
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Published: Walter Foster Jr - October 10th, 2016

The Lighthouse between the Worlds (Lighthouse Keepers) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534405158
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

Mela and the Elephant Cover Image
By Dow Phumiruk, Ziyue Chen (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781585369980
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - March 15th, 2018

Crazy Contraptions: Build Rube Goldberg Machines That Swoop, Spin, Stack, and Swivel: With Hands-On Engineering Activities (Build It Yourself) Cover Image
By Laura Perdew (Illustrator), Micah Rauch (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781619308268
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Published: Nomad Press (VT) - October 8th, 2019

Look Again: Secrets of Animal Camouflage Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328850942
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 2nd, 2019

Mother Goth Rhymes Cover Image
By Kaz Windness, Kaz Windness (Artist)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781613451731
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Published: Hermes Press - September 17th, 2019

There's a Zombie in the Basement Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780975504130
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Published: Mascot Books - May 3rd, 2016

Magic Ramen: The Story of Momofuku Ando Cover Image
By Andrea Wang, Kana Urbanowicz (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499807035
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Published: little bee books - March 5th, 2019

The Cryptid Catcher (The Cryptid Duology #1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780374305543
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - August 21st, 2018

Tokyo: A Book of Senses (Hello, World) Cover Image
By Ashley Evanson, Ashley Evanson (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781524792336
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 24th, 2019

Seeds Move! Cover Image
By Robin Page, Robin Page (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534409156
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Published: Beach Lane Books - March 19th, 2019

Look Again: Secrets of Animal Camouflage Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328850942
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 2nd, 2019