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Happy 97th Annual Children’s Book Week (May 2-8)!

2016 Children's Book Week poster designed by Brian Won
2016 Children’s Book Week poster designed by Brian Won



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Help spread the joy of children’s books and reading all week long!  
Find sample posts and more in our digital toolkit:

  • Join @CBCBook in celebration of the 97th annual Children’s Book Week, May 2-8, 2016! bookweekonline.com #CBW16 

  • Celebrate books and reading with @CBCBook May 2-8, 2016! bookweekonline.com #CBW16

Official Events

Bookstores nationwide will be joining the Children’s Book Week celebration. Visit bookweekonline.com/official to find a participating bookstore near you!

curious george and kids

National Ambassador Appearance

As a bookend to the CBW celebrations, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang will appear along with Raina Telgemeier on Saturday, May 7 at the San Francisco Public Library for a discussion on graphic novels

raina and gene


About Children’s Book Week (CBW)

Established in 1919, CBW is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Each year, official events – which give kids the opportunity to connect with their favorite authors and illustrators in person – are held from coast to coast. This year, official events were held in all 50 states. Learn more at bookweekonline.com.

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