Come to the 5th annual Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival and be a part of a free public celebration of books and reading featuring author talks, art-making with illustrators, writing workshops, musical entertainment, book sales and signings, plus fun children’s activities and more! Wisconsin’s only children’s book festival is for kids, teens, families, and book lovers of all ages.
These fabulous creators of books for children and teens will appear October 10-12!
Jennifer S. Holland
Laura Purdie Salas
Learn more about these wonderful Authors/Illustrators and their books, and browse the full schedule of events so you can plan your visit!
The Sheboygan Children's Book Festival is FREE and open to the public, thanks to our generous sponsors and partners. No registration is necessary to attend festival events. Events take place at our three beautiful festival venues in Sheboygan. Seating is first-come, first-served.
Festival Theme: Feed Your Imagination
The 2014 festival will highlight imagination and inspiration in books for children and teens.
Festival Poster Illustration by Denise Fleming: Pre-Order Now!
We are honored to have an illustration from Denise Fleming's picture book underGROUND for our 2014 Sheboygan Children's Book Festival poster! Illustration from underGROUND copyright © 2012 by Denise Fleming. Published by BEACH LANE BOOKS.
Local Sheboygan Bookseller
Book World in Sheboygan is the 2014 SCBF bookseller and has generously agreed to donate 20% of festival book sale proceeds to benefit future Sheboygan Children's Book Festivals, helping keep this annual community event free and open to all. Book sales and signing events will follow each author/illustrator presentation. If you visit Book World to purchase festival books in advance, please mention the SCBF and your purchase will be included in festival book sales.
Download the 2014 SCBF Flier - perfect for sharing electronically with teachers, parents, and libraries! This colorful flier can also be printed to post on bulletin boards and posted on school and library websites.
New This Year! TeachingBooks.net Reading List and Resources
Find lesson plans, author/illustrator interviews, curriculum connections, meet-the-author videos and more resources and book lists for all 2014 Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival authors and illustrators.