UK

September and October 2017

Just two of the many family things going on at the festival for children and young adults.

BTS

http://www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/

The Koala Who Could

Author Rachel Bright and illustrator Jim Field present their funny, heart-warming picture books including the award-winning The Koala Who Could and brand new The Squirrels Who Squabbled. There’ll be storytelling, live-drawing and even the opportunity to learn how to draw some of Rachel and Jim’s cute characters!

Fri 6 Oct 2017 4:00pm – 4:45pm

The Hive £6 plus transaction fee*

Gold & Silver Members – 10% off

This event goes on sale to Members on Wed 30 Aug at 1:00pm.
Public booking opens on Wed 06 Sep at 1:00pm

Oi! Kes Gray And Jim Field

Author Kes Gray takes you on a rhyming adventure accompanied by live drawing from Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning Festival illustrator Jim Field at this bonkers event. According to Frog… cats sit on gnats, dogs sit on logs and raccoons sit on macaroons. But wait! Cat doesn’t like sitting on gnats, they keep biting his bottom! Will Frog and Dog help him change the rules?

Sat 7 Oct 2017 10:00am – 11:00am

The Inkpot £6 plus transaction fee*

Gold & Silver Members – 10% off

This event goes on sale to Members on Wed 30 Aug at 1:00pm.
Public booking opens on Wed 06 Sep at 1:00pm

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Bath Children’s Literature Festival 2017 – Europe’s largest dedicated children’s literature festival is coming soon….

Friday 29 September – Sunday 8 October 2017

How to Book
Bath Box Office 01225 463362 (open 10.30am- 5pm)
Online here http://bathfestivals.org.uk/childrens-literature/

The National Trust Book Festival for Children

Bookworms wanted for Children’s Book Festival fun

‘Picturing Hetty Feather’ exhibition at The Foundling Museum, London’

This event is running from 26 May 2017 until 03 September 2017. It is next occurring at Sunday 16th July 2017

International Children’s Literature Hay Festival

This year to celebrate the European Capital of Culture Aarhus 2017, Hay Festival is going to Denmark.

The inaugural International Children’s Literature Hay Festival (26 – 29 October) will be a pan-European celebration of writing for young people.

USA

https://www.princetonlibrary.org/childrens-book-festival/

Saturday September 23rd 2017 Hinds Plaza Princeton NJ 11am to 4pm

The 2017 Payson Book Festival

Virginia Children’s Book Festival

October 19, 20, 21, 2017
in Farmville, Virginia USA.
Hosted by Longwood University The Virginia Children’s Book Festival is a three-day event in October that brings together authors and illustrators with exciting, dynamic programs to foster the enjoyment of reading among Virginia’s youth.

Oklahoma

Mildred Laughlin Festival of Books for Young People – October, biennial – A biennial event sponsored by the Oklahoma Library Association, featuring two authors and one illustrator for children and young adults. 

South Africa

Jozi’s Books & Blogs Fest 2017

Australia

Join us in 2017 for our Celebrate Reading National Conference – The Inside Story on Quality Australian Literature for Children

For more information: www.celebratereading.org.au

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