Friday, March 20, 2009

"What's New in Children's Books?" at Boston Athenaeum

The Foundation for Children's Books Sponsors Half-Day Conference

Lovers of children's literature take note! The Foundation for Children's Books is hosting a half-day conference titled "What's New in Children's Books?" on Saturday, April 4 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM at the Boston Athenaeum.

Featured speakers include: Sara Pennypacker, author of the award-winning Clementine books; E.B. Lewis, whose books have won the Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award; Author/illustrator Carlyn Beccia, whose latest picture book is The Raucous Royals; and Terri Schmitz, owner of the Children's Book Shop in Brookline, who will present her picks for Best New Books for Spring. This event includes refreshments, book sales, and signing.

Visit The Foundation for Children's Books for more details about this conference.

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