Children's Book Festival
Type: Family Friendly
During this annual festival, held every November in Forsyth Park, nationally recognized authors and illustrators sign autographs, read from their books and field questions from curious kids. Past... Read More
During this annual festival, held every November in Forsyth Park, nationally recognized authors and illustrators sign autographs, read from their books and field questions from curious kids. Past guests have included Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus author/illustrator Mo Willems, Skippyjon Jones author/illustrtor Judy Schachner, and Pinkalicious author/illustrator Victoria Kann, in addition to numerous authors and illustrators from Savannah and the surrounding area. Kids can get creative at crafts tables, have their picture taken with storybook characters and enjoy live entertainment. Food is available for purchase from various vendors and, of course, there's an incredible selection of books for sale. The festival is presented by Live Oak Public Libraries and the City of Savannah.
- Free Things to Do: "If you don't feel like waiting in line for an autograph from one of the nationally known authors, then check out the local talent. There are numerous authors and illustrators from the region with fantastic work, and they're always happy to chat with kids and give their autographs."
- Best for Free Things to Do Because: Readings by famous children's authors, fun crafts and roving storybook characters--what's not to love about the annual Children's Book Festival in Forsyth Park.
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