Children’s Book Week, May 1-7, 2017

Join Octavia Books as we host five authors in celebration of the 98th Anniversary Children’s Book Week

As the longest-running national celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading, over 650 schools, libraries, and bookstores will host official Children’s Book Week events between May 1-7 from coast to coast in all 50 states.

This May marks the 98th anniversary of Children’s Book Week; the theme for this year’s celebration is “One World, Many Stories.”

Octavia Books is proud to be hosting the following four events in celebration of Children’s Book Week featuring visits to the store from five outstanding authors:

Monday, May 1, 4:15pm
Jennifer Chambliss Bertman - THE UNBREAKABLE CODE

Wednesday, May 3, 4:30pm
Michael Fry - HOW TO BE A SUPERVILLAIN

Friday, May 5, 4:30pm
Josh Funk -THE CASE OF THE STINKY STENCH

Saturday, May 6, 3:00pm
Joanne O'Sullivan - BETWEEN TWO SKIES - in conversation with- Sarah Tolscer - SONG OF THE CURRENT

All kids and teens will receive a free, exclusive 2017 Children’s Book Week activity poster designed by Christian Robinson (while supplies last), as well as have access online at Every Child a Reader to original bookmarks created by four of today’s most innovative children’s book illustrators, an original early reader Sesame Street ‘joy of reading’ e-book, and an original middle-grade “One World, Many Stories” graphic novel.

Children’s Book Week is a cornerstone program of Every Child a Reader, a 501(c)(3) literacy charity dedicated to inspiring a lifelong love of reading in children and teens across America.