Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Children's Book Festival Coming to Sheboygan in October

Link to July 13 Sheboygan Press article.

Excerpt: A new event for children, parents and anyone who loves children's literature is coming to Sheboygan this fall. The first Sheboygan Children's Book Festival, Oct. 15-17, will bring exceptional children's book authors and illustrators to the community for a celebration of books, reading, writing and art.

"The Sheboygan Children's Book Festival will provide opportunities for children and adults to connect with successful, creative authors and illustrators and become inspired by their works and experiences," said Karin Menzer, youth services manager at Mead Public Library. Mead Library will host a number of author/illustrator presentations and workshops during the festival.

The children's book festival, which includes the grand opening celebration for Bookworm Gardens, also will be part of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center's Sheboygan Shindig Oct. 15–21. The Sheboygan Shindig is an arts and literary extravaganza that will feature the opening of the major exhibition, "Animal Instinct," plus entertainment, live animals, art-making workshops, special tours and
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