This looks like a great opportunity to support an independent bookstore and learn more about children’s literature and it’s FREE:
Saturday, April 26, 2014
11:00am – 4:00pm
Meet your favorite local authors and illustrators at this free event featuring storybooks, storytellers, book signings, music, art and dance!
Produced by La Casa Azul Bookstore, the East Harlem’s Children Book Festival is a celebration of children, families, community, and literacy.
This is a free, rain-or-shine event that offers many additional fun activities throughout the day!
Guest readers include:
**Sonia Manzano, author of The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, A Box Full of Kittens, No Dogs Allowed!
**Carla Torres, illustrator of Larry and Friends
**John Parra, Illustrator of Waiting for the Biblioburro, Round is a Tortilla, Green is a Chile Pepper and many more award winning titles!
**Yadhira Gonzalez-Taylor, author of Martina finds a shiny coin
Music by Acopladitos and a dance performance by
Fraternindad Cultural Pasion Boliviana