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Fun children's and young adult literature events from coast to coast! More on Twitter @CBCBook. Find events in your state using the search box at top right.

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I See a Story: The Art of Eric Carle I See a Story: The Art of Eric Carle
Date: Apr 02, 2016 - Jan 08, 2017
Location: Atlanta, GA
The High Museum of art will present an exhibition dedicated to children’s book author and illustrator Eric Carle, best known for The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other picture books featuring his trademark collages. ‘I See a Story’ features  more than 80 of … Read More
Simmons College at The Eric Carle Museum: Fall 2016 Simmons College at The Eric Carle Museum: Fall 2016
Date: Sep 12, 2016 - Dec 13, 2016
Location: Amherst, MA
For nearly 40 years, The Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at Simmons College has shared its passionate commitment to literature for young people through scholarly engagement. Since 2008, The Carle has been proud to partner with Simmons to … Read More
Words & Pictures Series Words & Pictures Series
Date: Sep 18, 2016 - Mar 19, 2017
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh are teaming up to present Words & Pictures, a lecture series featuring a diverse range of children’s and young adult authors. The series will run on Sundays in 2016-2017.Author Lineup:Sept. 18: Ann M. Martin (The … Read More
The Original Art 2016 at the Society of Illustrators The Original Art 2016 at the Society of Illustrators
Date: Oct 26, 2016 - Dec 23, 2016
Location: New York, NY
The Society of Illustrators presents The Original Art — an annual exhibit honoring exceptional children’s book illustration — now through December 23, 2016 in New York City.This year’s exhibit features original artwork by B. B. Cronin (The Lost House), Beth Krommes (Before … Read More
Winter Family Fair at the Morgan Winter Family Fair at the Morgan
Date: Dec 11, 2016
Location: New York, NY
The Morgan Library & Museum will host a Winter Family Fair on Sunday, December 11. Celebrate the holidays with a theatrical performance inspired by Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, crafting, literary costumes, music, and more.This event is free with museum admission. Appropriate for ages 3–12.
World Read Aloud Day 2017 World Read Aloud Day 2017
Date: Feb 16, 2017
Mark your calendars for the World Read Aloud Day celebration, taking place on February 16, 2017!On World Read Aloud Day, readers of all ages celebrate literacy and the “pure joy and power of reading aloud.” Stay tuned for more announcements and materials.

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