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!
Laura Purdie Salas
Schedule Update: Jennifer Holland has had to cancel her appearances on Oct. 11
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.
Edible Books Contest October 4
It’s our 5th anniversary and we are celebrating with an Edible Books Contest! Your are invited to create a culinary interpretation of any children's or young adult book, book character, or plot, using only edible materials.
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.