Children's Book Day

Saturday, September 15, 2012
3 West Sunnyside Lane
Tarrytown, NY 10591


Sunnyside is the storybook setting for this festival for young readers, families, and friends, who can meet more than fifty of their favorite authors and illustrators.

PLUS, see Carole and Paula from The Magic Garden, performing at 4:30.

Event Producers: Susan Brandes & Beth Vetare-Civitello

Authors Appearing

Tony Abbott author of the Secrets of Droon series
Lori Adams photographer of Little Science Books
Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen author of Pirate Princess
Nora Raleigh Baskin author of Anything But Typical
Artie Bennett author ofPoopendous
Judy Blundell author of 39 Clues
Richard Brenner author of Worldwide Superstars
Elise Broach author of Masterpiece
Nick Bruel author/illustrator ofBad Kitty
Laurie Calkhoven author of Michael at the Invasion of France, 1943
Alyssa Capucilli author of the Biscuit series
Jennifer Castle, author of Beginning of After
Bryan Collier illustrator of Dave the Potter
Kristi Cook author of Mirage
Jerry Craft creator of Mama’s Boyz
Nina Crews author/illustrator of Neighborhood Mother Goose
Katie Davis author of The Curse of Addy McMahon
Jerry Davis author of Little Chicken’s Big Day
Barbara Dee author of Trauma Queen
Bruce Degen illustrator of the Magic School Bus series
Kate Feiffer author of No Go Sleep!
Howard Fine illustrator of Dinosauring
Gary Golio author of When Bob met Woody
Dan Greenburg author of The Secrets of Dripping Fang series
J.C. Greenburg author of Andrew Lost series.
Charise Mericle Harper author/illustrator ofJust Grace series
Susan Hood author of Spike, the Mixed-up Monster
James Howe author of Otter and Odder
Victoria Kann author/illustrator of Pinkalicious
Alan Katz author of Take Me Out of the Bathtub
Peter Lerangis author of The 39 Clues Series #3
Gail Carson Levine author of Writing Magic
Fran Manushkin, author of The Belly Book
Jean Marzollo author of theI Spy series
Wendy Mass author ofSleeping Beauty
Matthew McElligott author of Even Monsters Need a Haircut
Bernard Most author/illustrator of Dinosaur Cousins
Helen Pashley author of Little Science Books
Helen Perelman author of the Candy Fairy series
Gloria Pinkney author of Back Home
Jerry Pinkney illustrator of Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
Mayma Raphael,author of I Love the Skin I’m In!
Susanna Reich author of Minette’s Feast
Michael Rex author/illustrator of Fangbone series
Alan Richardson author of Cupcakes, Cookies and Pie, Oh My!
Léna Roy author ofEdges
Marisabina Russo, author of The Bunnies Are Not in Their Beds
Pat Schories illustrator of the Biscuit series
Roni Schotter author of All About Grandmas
Monika Schroëder author of My Brother's Shadow
Peter Sis author/illustrator of The Wall
Karen Tack author of Hello, Cupcake!
Hudson Talbott author/illustrator of River of Dreams
Larry Tuxbury author of Benjamin Franklinstein meets the Fright Brothers
Matt Van Fleet author/illustrator of Sniff!
Mara Van Fleet author/illustrator of Little Color Fairies
Jean Van Leeuwen author of the Amanda and Oliver Pig series
Eric Velasquez illustrator of Touch the Sky
Ed Young illustrator of Nighttime Ninja


12:00-2:30    Alan Richardson and Karen Tack
12:15-12:45  Nick Bruel        
12:30-1:00    Artie Bennett
1:00-1:30      Jerry Craft            
1:15-1:45      Susanna Reich
1:45-2:15      Alan Katz             
2:00-2:30      Sudipta Bardham-Quallen
2:30-3:00      Roni Schotter        
2:45-3:15      Charise Mericle Harper
3:15-3:45      Gloria Pinkney    


Noon to 6pm


$14; $12 for seniors; $8 for children 3-17
Free for members and children under 3