Savannah Children's Book Festival : Guests
David Ezra Stein
James and Kimberly Dean
Kelly Starling Lyons
is author of “Tea Cakes for Tosh” and “Ellen’s Broom”. Her first picture book, “One Million Men and Me,” based on images she saw as a journalist at the Million Man March on Washington in 1995, tells the story through the eyes of a little girl accompanying her father on the march. Find books by Kelly Starling Lyons at Live Oak Public Libraries....
Coastal Writers & Illustrators
2014 Young Writers Contest
Live Oak Public Libraries is pleased to announce the winners of its 2014 Savannah Children’s Book Festival Young Writers Contest and Book Trailer Contest. This is the 11th year of the annual writing competition and the second year for the video book reviews contest. The library will host a reception for the winners, their families and writing teachers on Wed., Nov. 5, at the City of Savannah’s Dept. of Cultural Affairs located at 9 W. Henry St.
2014 Book Trailer Contest
Live Oak Public Libraries is pleased to announce the winners of its 2014 Savannah Children’s Book Festival Young Writers Contest and Book Trailer Contest. This is the 11th year of the annual writing competition and the second year for the video book reviews contest.
2014 Poster Contest
2014 Festival Storytimes
Live Oak Public Libraries presents special storytimes leading up to the Savannah Children’s Book Festival, which is set for Nov. 15, 2014, at Forsyth Park. These storytimes feature the books of a different festival author or illustrator each month.
Each year Live Oak Public Libraries selects an outstanding literary / literacy professional to receive its TIER award. The recipients are chosen because they are “Teaching, Inspiring and Empowering through Reading” in their highly acclaimed published work and through numerous professional achievements in their field. Past recipients of the award include: Jim Trelease, 2004; Robert Munsch, 2005; Ella Jenkins, 2006; Sonia Manzano (Sesame Street’s Maria), 2007; Mo Willems, 2008; Laura Numeroff, 2009; Judy Schachner, 2010; Victoria Kann, 2012, and Marc Brown, 2013. Be there when the 2041 TIER recipient is announced at this year’s festival.