Savannah Children's Book Festival

2013 Savannah Children's Book Festival

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The 10th Annual Savannah Children’s Book Festival was held Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Forsyth Park in Savannah.

The 10th annual festival celebrated the joy of reading, the power of the written word and the magic of storytelling with children’s book authors and illustrators from around the country.

The free festival included dozens of authors and illustrators from throughout the Low Country and Southeast region, arts and crafts, an International Tent, costumed characters, a graphic/comics area, and a variety of food and entertainment. In addition, a book walk was staged among the trees so families could enjoy a story together reading from one page to the next throughout the park. View Program flyer and map.

The festival was presented by Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah. Major sponsors are the Live Oak Public Libraries Foundation and Gulfstream Aerospace.

To view pictures from the festival, follow Live Oak Public Libraries on Facebook at facebook.com/liveoakpubliclibraries, and on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest @liveoakplga.

The 2013 Savannah Children’s Book Festival featured authors and illustrators were:

Robin Bridges
Marc Brown
Peter Brown
Nick Bruel
Nina Crews
John R. Erickson
Denise Fleming
Tad Hills
Brian Lies
Jim McMullan
Kate McMullan
Rachel Renee Russell
Don Tate

Download the lexile level information for the books by the above featured authors and illustrators.


2014 Savannah Children's Book 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.

September 2014
Carin Berger

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September’s festival storytimes will focus on the books of Carin Berger, author and illustrator of the “The Little Yellow Leaf” and “A Perfect Day.”

Oglethorpe Mall Library
Mon., Sept. 22, 11 a.m.

Hinesville Library
Tues., Sept. 23, 10:30 a.m.

Forest City Library
Tues., Sept. 23, 11 a.m.

Port City Library
Tues., Sept. 23, 11 a.m.

Thunderbolt Library
Tues., Sept. 23, 11 a.m.

West Broad Library
Tues., Sept. 23, 11 a.m.

Bull Street Library
Wed., Sept. 24, 10:30 a.m.

W.W. Law Library
Wed., Sept. 24, 10:30 a.m.

Midway Library
Thurs., Sept. 25, 10:30 a.m.

Southwest Chatham Library
Thurs., Sept. 25, 10:30 a.m


October 2014
James & Kimberly Dean

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Oglethorpe Mall Library
Mon., Oct. 20, 11 a.m.

Thunderbolt Branch Library
Tues., Oct. 21, 11 a.m.

Forest City Library
Tues., Oct. 21, 11 a.m.

Port City Library
Tues., Oct. 21, 11 a.m.

Bull Street Library
Wed., Oct. 22, 10:30 a.m.

West Broad Library
Wed., Oct. 22, 10:30 a.m.

W. W. Law Library
Wed., Oct. 22, 10:30 a.m.

Southwest Chatham Library
Thurs., Oct. 23, 10:30 a.m.


November 2014
Tedd Arnold

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Oglethorpe Mall Library
Mon., Nov. 3, 11 a.m.

Thunderbolt Branch Library
Tues., Nov. 4, 11 a.m.

Forest City Library
Tues., Nov. 4, 11 a.m.

Port City Library
Tues., Nov. 4, 11 a.m.

Bull Street Library
Wed., Nov. 5, 10:30 a.m.

West Broad Library
Wed., Nov. 5, 10:30 a.m.

W. W. Law Library
Wed., Nov. 5, 10:30 a.m.

Southwest Chatham Library
Thurs., Nov. 6, 10:30 a.m.

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