Virtual Children's Book Festival
Saturday, November 14, 2020, at 10 AM EST | Member preview at 9 AM EST
Free and open to the public
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In partnership with Portsmouth Public Library and in celebration of National Children’s Book Week
This year's VIRTUAL Children’s Book Festival -- the 6th annual event focused around local authors and illustrators -- joins in the celebration of National Children's Book Week and offers a dedicated landing page linking to the websites of local children’s book authors and illustrators and storytimes and other media and to the ability to purchase their books directly.
Participating authors and illustrators in the 2020 event include JoAnn Adinolfi, Denise Brown, Layne Case, Matt Forrest Esenwine, Terry Farish, Janis Hennessey, Diane Jones, Lauren Levine, Carol Lincoln, Katherine Picarde, David Warrender, and Amy Zydanowicz!
For more information, please contact Amy Warnock, Special Events Manager via awarnock[AT]sbmuseum.org.
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