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Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival Featured on Two of the Area’s Top Morning News Programs

The Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival founder, Jo Ann Dent, was recently interviewed on TMJ 4’s The Morning Blend and Fox 11 Morning News Program to talk about the exciting event. Featured authors Ann Bausum joined Jo Ann for the Milwaukee feature and Julie Mata  accompanied Jo Ann for the Green Bay segment.

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Posted 2 months ago

Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival Prepares for 5th Annual Event: Festival Names 2014 Poster Artist, Receives $10,000 Grant from State Organization

*July 7, 2014 – Sheboygan, Wis. – *The 5th annual Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival (SCBF) may be four months away, but excitement is building early. 

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Posted 6 months ago
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Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival Calls for Author and Illustrator Applications to Present During 5th Annual Event

*March 20, 2014 – Sheboygan, Wis. – *The Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival is accepting submissions for authors and illustrators interested in presenting during this year’s 5th annual event, scheduled for Oct. 10-12, in Sheboygan, Wis. Submission applications are due to the festival’s Author Committee by May 13, 2014 and can be found on the festival’s website[http://sheboyganchildrensbookfestival.org/assets/2014-PDFs/2014-Sheboygan-Childrens-Book-Festival-Guide-for-Submissions.pdf]. This year’s theme is “Feed Your Imagination,” highlighting imagination and inspiration in books for children and teens.

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Posted 9 months ago

Fifteen National, Local Authors and Illustrators on Sheboygan Children's Book Festival Agenda Oct. 11-13

*Sheboygan, Wis. –  Sept. 16, 2013* – The 4th annual Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival[http://sheboyganchildrensbookfestival.org/]—Wisconsin’s only free, public children’s book festival—has secured 15 national and local authors and illustrators for the event scheduled Oct. 11-13. These acclaimed children’s book authors and illustrators will be on hand over that three-day October weekend to meet with festival participants, and host readings, demonstrations, writing and poetry workshops, art-making sessions and book signings at three different locations in Sheboygan: Mead Public Library, John Michael Kohler Arts Center and Bookworm Gardens.

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Posted 1 year ago
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Nearly a Dozen National, Local Authors and Illustrators Commit to Participate in the Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival This Fall

*Sheboygan, Wis. –  June 13, 2013* – The 4th annual Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival[http://sheboyganchildrensbookfestival.org/]—Wisconsin’s only free, public children’s book festival—has secured 11 national and local authors and illustrators so far, for the event scheduled Oct. 11-13. These acclaimed children’s book authors and illustrators will be on hand over that three-day October weekend to meet with festival participants, and host readings, demonstrations, writing and poetry workshops, art-making sessions and book signings at several locations in Sheboygan. In addition, about 15 Sheboygan County area schools will also host some of these authors and illustrators at their schools, on Friday, Oct. 11.

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Posted 1 year ago
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Sheboygan Children's Book Festival Announces Fall Dates, Caldecott-Winner as Poster Artist

*Sheboygan, Wis. –  May 9, 2013* – The 4th annual Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival[http://sheboyganchildrensbookfestival.org/]—Wisconsin’s only free, public children’s book festival—will return Oct. 11-13 with another stellar group of national and local authors and illustrators. Acclaimed children’s book authors and illustrators will be on hand over that three-day October weekend to meet with festival participants, and host readings, demonstrations, writing and poetry workshops, art-making sessions and book signings at several locations in Sheboygan.

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Posted 2 years ago
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Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival Oct. 12-14 Features Beloved Author, Illustrator Steven Kellogg, Plus Sarah Weeks, Nina Crews, Dan Yaccarino, Brian Lies, and Many More

Full schedule of events with times and locations of appearances by sixteen acclaimed authors, illustrators now available

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Posted 2 years ago

Sheboygan Children's Book Festival Featured in Verve Online Magazine

Verve Magazine editor Gina Kabat talked with some of the people behind the scenes of the Sheboygan Children's Book Festival about the inspiration for this event and how "amazing things can happen at the intersection of imagination and perseverance."

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Posted 2 years ago