Brooklyn Book Festival – 2008
The Brooklyn Book Festival is happening tomorrow, Sunday, September 14. It’s free to the public, and is host to some really big names in the literary world:
Gail Carson Levine
Alisa Valdes Rodriguez
Cecily von Ziegesar
John Bemelmans Marciano
Ivan Velez, Jr.
Go straight to this link, http://www.brooklynbookfestival.org/, to check out events, directions and more!
Below is the information for the Children’s literary activities:
Target Children’s Area (Borough Hall Plaza)
The Target Children’s Area provides day-long literary activities for children ages 2 – 8.
10:00 a.m. Troupe, Performing Enchanting Children’s Classics
10:30 a.m. Nina Crews Snowball, The Neighborhood Mother Goose, Below
11:00 a.m. Edward Hemingway Bump in the Night
11:30 a.m. Mo Willems Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity; Elephant and Piggie Books
12:00 noon. Betsy Lewin So, What’s it Like to Be a Cat?, Duck for President; Ted Lewin Horse Song, Peppe the Lamp Lighter
12:30 p.m. Jon Scieszka The Stinky Cheeseman and other Fairly Stupid Tales, The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
1:00 p.m. Chris Raschka Yo! Yes?, Charlie Parker Played Be Bop and Five for a Little One
1:30 p.m. John Bemelmans Marciano Madeline Loves Animals
2:00 p.m. Grace Chang: Jin Jin the Dragon
2:30 p.m. Marilyn Singer Didi and Daddy on the Promenade
3:00 p.m. Chris Myers, Jabberwocky (adapted by), Wings, Jazz
3:30 p.m. Jane O’Connor: Fancy Nancy
4:00 p.m. Raul Colon: Tomas and the Library Lady, My Mama Had a Dancing Heart
4:30 p.m. Melanie Hope Greenberg: Mermaids on Parade, Down in the Subway
5:00 p.m. Troupe, Performing Enchanting Children’s Classics
Unfortunately I can’t make it – feel free to share any fun festival comments or stories with me!