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Children’s Book Week Spotlight Events, April 29-May 5, 2019


In coordination with CBC member publishers, over 100 authors and illustrators holding events at stores and libraries from April 29 to May 4 will be featured as Spotlight events.

Before each library or bookstore event, an official announcement about Children’s Book Week will be read.

The 2019 Children’s Book Week Spotlight authors and illustrators are: S. K. Ali, Airlie Anderson, Graham Annable, Zeno Alexander, Hayley Barrett, Ross Baruch, Aaron Becker, John Benzee, Cate Berry, Natascha Biebow, Cate Berry, Bea Birdsong, Tracy Bishop, Jessica Brody, Lisa Brown, Lynn Brunelle, Jimmy Cajoleas, Rosani Choksi, Raul Colon, Ying Chang Compestine, Ricardo Cortes, Edwidge Danticat, Rana DiOrio, Cori Doerrfeld, Chris Van Dusen, Carolyne Dee Flores, Amanda Foody, David Gallaher, Dan Gemeinhart, Eloise Greenfield, Stuart Gibbs, Nikki Grimes, Meghan Cox Gurdon, Dan Gutman, Vashti Harrison, Perrin Hendrick, Christine Herman, Lisa Hall, Cory Ann Haydu, Gareth Hinds, Greg Howard, Amy Ignatow, Melissa Iwai, Susie Jaramillo, Ruth Harper Johnson, Michelle Ruíz Keil, Golzar Kheiltash, Aram Kim, Vincent X Kirsch, Jo Knowles, Steve Light, Tonya Lippert, Jennifer Love, Ann Malaspina, Leonard Marcus, Tim McCanna, Tehlor Kay Mejia, Nicole Melleby, Sharee Miller, Laurie Morrison, Marissa Moss, Lisa Papp, Linda Sue Park, Kate T. Parker, Alex Penfold, Nicki Pau Preto, Jason Reynolds, Isabel Roxas, Adam Rubin, Cecilia Ruiz, Doug Salati, Stephen Savage, Lisa Scott, T. R. Simon, Andrew Smith, Brady Smith, Mika Song, Amy Rebecca Tan, Tiffani Thiessen, e. E. Trujillo, Andrea Tsurumi, Dawn Ventola, Booki Vivat, Kiersten White, Fran Wilde, Judd Winick, Katie Tamasaki, Dan Vaccarino, Will Walton, Rowboat Watkins, Ashley Yazdani, Jane Yolen, Suzanne Young, and Ginger Zee.

See all event locations here!

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