Savannah Children’s Book Festival

Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs present
Savannah Children’s Book Festival (SCBF)
Saturday, November 18, 2017
10 AM – 4 PM | Forsyth Park

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2017 Savannah Children’s Book Festival Chairperson:
Kady MacFarlane, Children’s Librarian, Bull Street Library

2017 SCBF Young Writers Contest

Write a poem to celebrate featured festival books!
Click here for contest guidelines.

2017 SCBF Featured Authors

Featured Authors Bios

Headlining Author
Kwame Alexander

Featured Authors
R. Gregory Christie
Carmen Agra Deedy
Jose Lucio
Susan Rubin
Don Tate
Carole Boston Weatherford
Salina Yoon

Featured Authors – Teen Literature Panel*
E. Lockhart
Kekla Magoon
Cynthia Leitich Smith

*Select Young Adult Fiction authors will participate in a one day Teen Literature Panel Discussion held the Friday before the Festival. For more information, please contact Kady MacFarlane at Bull Street Library.

Indie Authors Program:
Regional and local authors and illustrators seeking information on how to participate in the Savannah Children’s Book Festival as part of the Indie Authors Program, please contact Gitta Brigman at Oglethorpe Mall Library.

Thank you to Festival Sponsors:
City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs
Wells Fargo
The Emerging Leaders Council of the Savannah Community Foundation, Inc.

This event would not be possible without the hard work of many volunteers, community partners, and library staff. Thank you!