15th Annual Brooklyn Children’s Book Fair
The annual Brooklyn Children's Book Fair invites families to stop by outdoors on the plaza to meet 30 favorite Brooklyn authors and illustrators as they share their latest books.
This free event features storybooks, picture books, and graphic novels—including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry—for book lovers from preschool through the middle grades.
Throughout the day, children can enjoy a chat with an author or illustrator, get a book signed, and have fun with chalk drawing.
Participants include Selina Alko, Artie Bennett, Keith Henry Brown, Jon Burgerman, Matthew Burgess, Ruth Chan, Brian Floca, John Patrick Green, Abby Hanlon, Michael Hearst, Kate Hosford, Melissa Iwai, Caron Levis, Laura Ljungkvist, Denis Markell, Yona McDonough, Aaron Meshon, Kate Milford, Lorraine Nam, Yevgenia Nayberg, Michael Northrop, Jessica Ralli, Julia Sarcone-Roach, Hannah Salyer, Stephen Savage, Amy Schwartz, Hannah Stark, Katie Yamasaki, James Yang, and Hyewon Yum.
This event takes place outdoors and follows procedures and guidelines laid out by the CDC and local health officials, including practicing social distancing for all activities. Masks are required for all adults and children over the age of 2.
Rain date: Sunday, October 3.
Image caption and credit:Lorraine Nam. Illustration from Look Up with Me (2020), by Jennifer Berne. Artwork © 2021 Lorraine Nam. Used with permission of Lorraine Nam