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2015 Savannah Children's Book Festival

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Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs will present the 12th annual Savannah Children’s Book Festival on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Forsyth Park. (Download the flyer).This year’s lineup features internationally celebrated author Kate DiCamillo, who is serving as the U.S. National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for 2014–2015. DiCamillo is the author of two bestselling books that have been adapted as major motion pictures, Because of Winn Dixie and the Newbery Medal winner The Tale of Despereaux. Download the Festival program and map.
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2015 Young Writers Contest

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This year’s contest winners are invited to a reception in their honor on Thursday, November 5, at 5 p.m. at the City of Savannah’s Dept. of Cultural Affairs, 9 W. Henry St. They will read their winning entries, meet the judges, and receive their awards at that time. The public is invited to attend. The winners of the 2015 SCBF Young Writers Contest are:
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2015 Poster Contest

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Live Oak Public Libraries is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Savannah Children’s Book Festival Poster Contest.
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Coastal Writers & Illustrators

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We welcome this year's group of Coastal Writers and Illustrators to the 12th Annual Savannah Children's Book Festival. You will be able to meet the authors, buy their books, and have the books signed by the authors.
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Literacy Lane Participants

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Thank you to the following 2015 Literacy Lane participants:
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Kate DiCamillo

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Kate DiCamillo is the 2015 Savannah Children’s Book Festival Featured Author!Her books include Flora & Ulysses, The Magician's Elephant, The Tale of Despereaux, Because of Winn-Dixie, and more. In addition to being an International bestselling author, Kate DiCamillo is the U.S. National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, and a two-time Newberry Medal Winner. DiCamillo will also be the spotlight author at a special Q&A session, "A Conversation with Kate," on Thursday, Nov. 12, 6 p.m. at the Southwest Chatham Library. This event is free and open to the public.
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Jim Aylesworth

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Jim Aylesworth is the author of The Gingerbread Man, The Mitten, The Tale of Tricky Fox, and many others.
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Nick Bruel

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Nick Bruel is the author and illustrator of the extremely popular “Bad Kitty” book series which includes "Bad Kitty School Daze".
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Rosalind Bunn

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Rosalind Bunn is the author of "Whose Shadow Do I See?," “The Monsters Three,” and “The Butter Bean Lady.” Find more books by Rosalind Bunn at Live Oak Public Libraries.
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Nancy Raines Day

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Nancy Raines Day is the author of "A Is For Alligator; Musical Alphabeasts,"On A Windy Night," and "What In The World? Numbers In Nature." You can read more about Nancy Raines Day's work on her website. Look for books by Nancy Raines Day at Live Oak Public Libraries.
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James and Kimberly Dean

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James and Kimberly Dean are the creators of the “Pete the Cat” book series. Pete is a groovy blue cat who likes “ movin', groovin' and schoolin”. Their latest book is “Pete the Cat and the New Guy”.
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Brian Lies

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Brian Lies is the illustrator of “Bats at the Beach,” “Bats at the Library,” “More,” and many others. His unique way of animating traditionally unglamorous wildlife, captivates and entertains kids of all ages love.
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Andrea and Brian Pinkney

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Brian Pinkney is the author of Duke Ellington," and has co-authored books with his wife Andrea Pinkney including "Martin and Mahalia: His Words, Her Song," and others. You can read more about Brian Pinkney's work on his website. Look for books by Brian Pinkney at Live Oak Public Libraries.
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Susan Goldman Rubin

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Susan Goldman Rubin is the author of You can read more about Susan Godlman Rubin's work on her website. Look for books by Susan Goldman Rubin at Live Oak Public Libraries.
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Kevin Sherry

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Kevin Sherry is the author of "I'm The Best Artist In The Ocean," "I'm The Biggest Thing In the Ocean," and "Turtle Island." You can read more about Kevin Sherry's work on his website. Look for books by Kevin Sherry at Live Oak Public Libraries.
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Christopher Smith

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Christopher Smith is the six-year-old author of "Guess Who, Mr. Dinosaur?" You can read more about Christopher Smith on his website. Look for this book by Christopher Smith at Live Oak Public Libraries.
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Jonah Winter

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Jonah Winter is the author of "Lillian's Right to Vote," which was recently chosen as a finalist for the Kirkus Prize, "Just Behave Pablo Picaasso," and "Frida." You can read more about Jonah Winter's work on his website. Look for books by Jonah Winter at Live Oak Public Libraries.
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Our 2015 Guests

Jim Aylesworth Nick Bruel Rosalind Bunn Nancy Raines Day James & Kimberley Dean Kate DiCamillo Brian Lies Andrea Pinkney Brian Pinkney Susan Goldman Rubin Kevin Sherry Christopher Smith Jonah Winter...
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