It’s Almost Here: The 2009 Fall Festival of Children’s Books

You won’t want to miss this year’s Fall Festival of Children’s Books, Friday, October 9, 2009, at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and the New Hazlett Theater. What a line-up! Speakers will be

Eric Wight
Eric Wight


Eric Wight, whose graphic novels include Frankie Pickle  , My Dead Girlfriend, and his adaptation of the Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay


Rachel Griffiths

Rachel Griffiths


Rachel Griffiths, editor of Scholastic’s 39 Clues series of books as well as the 39 Clues cards and website content


Jonah Winter

Jonah Winter


and Jonah Winter, local author of picture book biographies including those of Gertrude Stein, Dizzy Gillespie, and most recently, Gilbert & Sullivan



Festivities start at the Hazlett at 8:00 AM with a light breakfast and book sale, followed by the speakers. After a coffee break comes a speakers’ panel discussion  led by Leanne Bowler of Pitt’s School of Library and Information Science. We’ll move to the Children’s Museum for Lunch, followed by workshops and book sales and book signings.

Check the Children’s Museum website for ticket information. Seating is limited so don’t delay!

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