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Booksellers: Enter the Children’s Book Week Display Contest!

The Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader are partnering with the ABC Children’s Group at ABA on a Children’s Book Week display contest this year!


  • A visit from a 2013 Children’s-Choice-Book-Awards-winning author or illustrator (based on availability, subject to change)
  • Coverage in the ABA’s Bookselling This Week Newsletter and the Children’s Book Council’s Update Newsletter
  • Acknowledgement and promotion on bookweekonline.com
  • Social media coverage from the CBC and ABA


  • How well does the display adhere to the Children’s Book Week theme?
  • How eye-catching is it?
  • How well does it use the available space?
  • How creative and unique is the display?
  • Bonus points will be awarded for incorporating the CBW posterand the titles Brian Selznick pays homage to on it, and the 2013 Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards finalists.
  • Your display must be up for the duration of Children’s Book Week (May 13-19) to be considered.

To enter: send pictures of your display to Shannon at ABA by May 19.

The winner will be announced by May 24.

Children’s Book Week is administered by Every Child a Reader and sponsored by the Children’s Book Council.

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