Savannah Children's Book Festival : Guests
About The 2014 Savannah Children's Book Festival
Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs will present the 11th annual Savannah Children’s Book Festival on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Forsyth Park. The festival celebrates the joy of reading, the power of the written word and the magic of storytelling with award-winning children’s book authors and illustrators from around the country.
The exciting 2014 lineup of renowned and award-winning children’s book authors and illustrators includes Lois Lowry (“The Giver”),
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 Poster Contest
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.