Lincoln School Book Festival

2014

Lincoln School Presents

The Rhode Island Festival of Children's Books and Authors 2014

RI Festival of Children's Books and Authors

Saturday, Oct. 18th, 9am-5:30pm

301 Butler Ave

Providence, RI

Featured Authors

Joseph Bruchac

Taken from his website:

For over thirty years Joseph Bruchac has been creating poetry, short stories, novels, anthologies and music that reflect his Abenaki Indian heritage and Native American traditions.

He is the author of more than 120 books for children and adults. The best selling Keepers of the Earth: Native American Stories and Environmental Activities for Children and others of his “Keepers” series, with its remarkable integration of science and folklore, continue to receive critical acclaim and to be used in classrooms throughout the country.


You can find more information about Joseph Bruchac at http://josephbruchac.com/

Jen Corace

Jen Corace is a talented illustrator who has teamed with Cynthia Rylant, Mac Barnett, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Rose Lewis, and Jill Esbaum for some amazing picture books.

You can find more information about Jen Corace at www.jencorace.com/.

You can follow her on Twitter @corachacha

Herman Parish

Herman Parish is the nephew of Amelia Bedelia author Peggy Parish. When she passed away children who loved her books kept wondering when they'd get to read a new Amelia Bedelia. Herman decided to keep writing the Amelia books for children to continue to enjoy.

More information on Herman Parish can be found at http://www.authorsillustrators.com/parish/bio.htm

Jon Scieszka

Jon Scieszka is a former teacher, a fantastic writer, and the First National Ambassador of Young People's Literature. He has written beloved books such as The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales, Robot Zot, and Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Almost True Stories of Growing Up Scieszka. Jon Scieszka started website http://www.guysread.com/ for people to find reading material boys would be interested in reading.

More information about Jon Scieszka can be found at http://jsworldwide.com/.

You can follow him on Twitter @Jon_Scieszka

Bob Shea

Bob Shea is an author and illustrator of many beloved children's books including I'm a Shark, Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great, Buddy and the Bunnies in: Don't Play With Your Food!, Cheetah Can't Lose, and Dinosaur vs. The Potty.

More information about Bob Shea can be found at http://bobshea.com/.

You can follow him on Twitter @bobshea

Margaret Stohl

Margaret Stohl is a young adult author and a videogame creator.


More information on Margaret Stohl can be found at http://www.margaret-stohl.com/.

You can follow her on Twitter @mstohl

Chris Van Allsburg

Here is a link to Chris Van Allsburg's website.

Padma Venkatraman

Here is a link to Padma Venkatraman's website.

You can follow her on Twitter @padmatv

David Wiesner

Here is a link to David Wiesner's website.

Carmen Agra Deedy

Here is a link to her website.