Sixteenth Annual Brooklyn Children’s Book Fair at the Brooklyn Museum, November 2022. (Photo: Matthew Carasella Photography)

Hosted in the Museum’s pavilion, this year’s fair is the largest to date, featuring forty-one Brooklyn based authors and illustrators in an afternoon of presentations and children’s activities.

The Brooklyn Museum is pleased to announce the return of its annual Brooklyn Children’s Book Fair on Sunday, November 12, from 11 am to 3:30 pm. This year is the largest in the fair’s history, bringing together forty-one Brooklyn authors and illustrators to share their latest books. For the first time, the free event will have books in Mandarin, Hindi, and Spanish, plus a book celebrating Diwali, which falls on November 12 this year.

The fair features picture books, chapter books, and graphic novels—including works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry—for book lovers from preschoolers through middle schoolers. Throughout the day, children and their companions can attend readings, presentations, and a performance by The Band Books; learn about the creative process; get books signed; and participate in book-related art projects.

The schedule is as follows:
11:30 am: Picture-book reading by Anu Sehgal
12 pm: Illustrator presentation by Elliot Kreloff
12:30 pm: Picture-book reading by Michele Wong McSween
1 pm: Performance by The Band Books
1:30 pm: Illustrator presentation by Yevgenia Nayberg
2 pm: Picture-book reading by Karina Nicole González
2:30 pm: Illustrator presentation by Stephen Savage

Participants include Adam Auerbach, Gabrielle Balkan, Artie Bennett, Molly Brooks, Keith Henry Brown, Matthew Burgess, Navina Chhabria, Nina Crews, Pauline David-Sax, Karina Nicole González, John Patrick Green, Rasha Hamid, Michael Hearst, Kate Hosford, Melissa Iwai, Dan-ah Kim, Elliot Kreloff, Caron Levis, Laura Ljungkvist, Megan Madison, Denis Markell, Shaelyn McDaniel, Yona McDonough, Michele Wong McSween, Kate Milford, Yevgenia Nayberg, Christopher Silas Neal, Alexandra Penfold, Jessica Ralli, Isabel Roxas, Misa Saburi, Dan Saks, Julia Sarcone-Roach, Stephen Savage, Anu Sehgal, Lauren Semmer, Latia Smith, Joshua David Stein, Katie Yamasaki, Hyewon Yum, and Gracey Zhang.

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