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, whose graphic novels include Frankie Pickle , My Dead Girlfriend, and his adaptation of the Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Rachel Griffiths, editor of Scholastic’s 39 Clues series of books as well as the 39 Clues cards and website content
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!