Monday, October 04, 2010

First Annual Sheboygan Children's Book Festival October 15-17

An outstanding slate of award-winning children's book authors and illustrators - including Avi, Kathi Appelt, Calef Brown, Lois Ehlert, David McLimans, Matt McElligott, James Dashner, Keiko Kasza, and Barbara Joosse - is scheduled to appear.  The Sheboygan Children's Book Festival is a free, public event for kids, teens, families and book lovers of all ages.

The children’s book festival includes author talks, illustrator workshops, keynote address by Newbery Honor winner Kathi Appelt, a dramatic performance reading by acclaimed author Avi, and a panel discussion on early literacy with Madison pediatrician Dr. Dipesh Navsaria and Karin Menzer, youths services librarian at Mead Public Library, Sheboygan.

For the complete schedule and listing of participating authors/illustrators, please visit

Wisconsin's 1st book festival for children, the Sheboygan Children's Book Festival is part of the Sheboygan Shindig, an arts extravaganza featuring the visual, literary, performing, and horticultural arts. 
Learn more about the Sheboygan Shindig by visiting

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