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Oct 19

BookFest @ Bank Street 2013

Event Description

The 4th Annual BookFest @ Bank Street will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 9AM to 3PM. 

Events of the day (in no particular order):

Keynote Speaker: Kate DiCamillo 

Panel: Visual Storytelling for the Middle Grades
Grace Lin, author
Nathan Hale, author & illustrator
Jeff Mack, author & illustrator
Henry Neff, author & illustrator
Moderator, Betsy Bird, NYPL & Fuse #8

Happy 50th Anniversary, Amelia Bedelia!
Herman Parish, author and nephew of the late Peggy Parish
Gretchen Siebel, wife of the late artist, Fritz Siebel
Sylvie le Floch, art director/designer
Virginia Duncan, Greenwillow Books
Moderator, Lisa Von Drasek, University of Minnesota

Ruth Krauss, Crockett Johnson and Other Little Rebels: 
A Conversation between Philip Nel, author & scholar, Kansas State University and Lindsey Wyckoff, archivist and special collections librarian, Bank Street College Library 

Panel: The Value of Words & Pictures in Information Books
Jen Bryant, author
Melissa Sweet, author & illustrator
Brian Floca, author & illustrator
Christopher Myers, author & illustrator
Moderator, Jennifer M. Brown, director, Bank Street Center for Children's Literature

As always, there will be a variety of discussion groups available. Thank you so much for your support of BookFest. We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, October 19!

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