We are is thrilled to share this years line-up of amazing children's book authors and illustrators for the 11th annual Chidlren's Festival of the Book. We are excited to welcome Matthew Cordell, winner of the 2018 Caldecott Medal for Wolf in the Snow, will co-headline this year’s Festival. Matthew’s next book, King Alice, will debut in the fall. He is the author and illustrator of Trouble Gum, Another Brother, Wish, and Hello! Hello!, and New York Times Notable picture book. He has illustrated many other books for children.
With equal glee, the CFOB will welcome Tracey Baptiste (pronounced buhTEEST), author of the award-winning Middle-Grade fantasy adventures The Jumbies and Rise of the Jumbies, the contemporary Young-Adult novel Angel’s Grace, and nine non-fiction books for kids in elementary through high school. Look for her official Minecraft novel, The Crash, coming this summer. Tracey is a former elementary school teacher and always liked librarians. Like Matthew, she is a captivating presenter.
Local author Janet Fox will also be there to share her newest picture book Volcano Dreams, and they'll all be joined by local author Edward Hemingway - who's new book Tough Cookie is a treat! We hope you'll join us for a great day celebarting the best in children's literature!
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