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

Thanks to everyone who attended and a special thank you to our sponsors:
City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs, Gulfstream Aerospace, Live Oak Public Libraries Foundation, Wells Fargo, IKEA and The Emerging Leaders Council of The Savannah Community Foundation, Inc.

2017 SCBF Featured Authors

Featured Authors Bios

Headlining Author
Kwame Alexander

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

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

Indie Authors, Illustrators and Performers
Indie Press: Penny Candy Books
Storyteller J’miah Nabawi, Performer
Rebecca Sunshine, Performer
JoCarolyn Amusan
Donna Anello & Mary Becker
Brennen Arkins
Kimberly Benham
Jonathan J. Bowerman
Beatrice W. Brown
Dr. Mattie Brown
Greg Burnham
Steph Calvert
Tia Capers
Cynthia Casteel
Sara Christie
L. Kerr Dunn
J.Nell Ford
Judy Turner Francis
Jamie R. Gandy
Bryce Gibson
Rhonda Goodall
Donna M. Hammontree
Shauntaye Jan-Cel & Marcus Williams, Illustrator
Dr. Shauntá King
Jana Laiz
Mandy Leigh
Rayonna McGregor
Anne-Marie Mitchell
Renee & Mac Newell
J.J. Parsons
Bianca Pendleton
Gail Reed
Stacy Roberts
Dr. Jacqueline Y. Smart
Thomas Family Artists
Tim Williams Illustration
Crystal Vines
Zee’s Quiet Books

Literacy Lane
Discover arts, crafts and information around the fountain.
100 Black Men of Savannah
Deep Center
Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia
Kym’s Thai Yoga
Live Oak Public Libraries
Live Oak Public Libraries Foundation
Parent University
Savannah Book Festival
Savannah Smiles Youth Dentistry
South Magazine
Teens for Literacy
VIP Readers

Family Fun
Enjoy entertainment and all-day activities throughout the park.
Barnes & Noble Book Sale
Coastal Heritage Society Savannah Children’s Museum
Dog Days Reading Dogs
Galactic Quest Comics
Georgia Center for the Book
Georgia Public Broadcasting
Loop It Up
Savannah-Chatham County Public School System Read-In
Savannah Children’s Theatre & Enchant My Party
Savannah Coastal Empire Society of Women Engineers
Star Wars Photo Booth

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

Thank you to Festival Sponsors:
City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs
Live Oak Public Libraries Foundation
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!