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Inaugural Seattle Children’s Book Festival this Saturday

This Saturday is the first ever Seattle Children’s Book Festival. The event is free, open to the public, and features award-winning children’s book authors and illustrators from all over the United States including:

  • Tui T. Sutherland (author of Wings of Fire)
  • Tracey West (author of DragonMasters)
  • Dana Simpson (author/illustrator of Phoebe and her Unicorn)
  • Suzanne Selfors (author of Wedgie and Gizmo)
  • LeUyen Pham (illustrator of Princess in Black)
  • Leslie Patricelli (author of Baby Board Books)
  • Marissa Meyer (author of the Lunar Chronicles)
  • Corinna Luyken (author/illustrator of The Book of Mistakes)
  • Kazu Kibuishi (author/illustrator of Amulet)
  • Varian Johnson (author of The Parker Inheritance)
  • Dan Gemeinhart (author of The Honest Truth)
  • Troy Cummings (author/illustrator of Notebook of Doom)
  • Ben Clanton (author/illustrator of Narwhal and Jelly)
  • Asia Citro (author of Zoey and Sassafras)

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet favorite authors and illustrators, purchase signed copies of their books, participate in hands-on literacy activities and crafts, and hear several of our authors/illustrators present throughout the day. Please note that this event will be held both outdoors and indoors and is a rain-or-shine event. Book sales courtesy of local bookstores Phinney Books and Madison Books.

Visit their website for more details: SeattleChildrensBookFestival.com

Saturday September 28, 11am – 3pm
144 NW 80th St, Seattle, WA 98117