In this episode of the Picturebooking Podcast I interview Jo Ann Dent and Karin Menzer from the Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival. This year’s festival takes place October 10-12 and features Kevin Henkes, Denise Fleming, Peter Brown, Raina Telgemeier, Dave Roman, Jesse Klausmeier and more …
This episode giveaway is Caldecott winner David McLimans’ Limited-Edition Poster – Signed and Illustrated for the 2013 Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival. Scroll down to enter.
Video Excerpt: The Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival Venues
In this episode you’ll learn:
- All about this years incredible festival lineup
- How this festival is cultivating a new culture of author school visits
- How to start a festival in your community
- The best of past festivals: including a lovely story about how to ask Henry Cole over for dinner
- Steven Kellogg can tell and illustrate a story at the same time!
- The amazing venues housing the Sheboygan Book Festival including the magical Bookworm Gardens and the John Michael Kohler Art Center with the coolest bathrooms ever! Seriously … check it out!
- Author and Illustrator Trading Cards
- Teaming up with the local bookstore
- Thankfully Kevin Henkes and Peter Brown are on two separate days
- Denise Fleming illustrated this years festival poster
- How to get involved with the festival as an author or illustrator
- This years theme is “Feed your Imagination” with book food for all!
- Lots of light bulbs going on in children’s hearts and minds in Sheboygan, Wisconsin October 10-12
Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
- Festival’s website: sheboyganchildrensbookfestival.org
- Festival’s facebook page: facebook.com/Sheboygan-Childrens-Book-Festival
- Festival’s twitter: @bookfest4kids
Poster Giveaway: Caldecott winner David McLimans’ Limited-Edition Poster – Signed and Illustrated for the 2013 Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival
Open to North American residents only
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