Brooklyn Children’s Book Fair

Join the Brooklyn SocaMom Meetup Group on Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 12–4 p.m. at the Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion on the 1st Floor.

From the Brooklyn Museum website –

Meet your favorite Brooklyn authors and illustrators at this year’s fair, featuring storybooks, picture books, and graphic novels. Enjoy readings, games, and activities for all ages, including special drawing sessions with Mike Herrod (Comics to Go) and Brian Snyder and Alexis Moniello (Everything Butt Art). Family-friendly performance The Composer is Dead, by the Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra, will immediately follow the fair.

Readings in the Rubin Pavilion

1 p.m. Scott Menchin, illustrator of Riding in My Car
2 p.m. Miriam Weiner and Shannon Whitt, author and illustrator ofShakespeare’s Seasons
3 p.m. Artie Bennett, author of POOPENDOUS!

Participating authors and illustrators

Selina Alko, Kristen Balouch, Cathleen Davitt Bell, Artie Bennett, Peter Brown, Michael Buckley, Shana Corey, Nina Crews, Zetta Elliott, Tonya Engel, Brian Floca, Robbin Gourley, Melanie Hope Greenberg, Lisa Greenwald, Mike Herrod, Kate Hosford, Melissa Iwai and Denis Markell, John & Wendy, Michelle Knudsen, Diane Kredensor, Nancy Krulik, Laura Ljungkvist, Torrey Maldonado, Andrés Vera Martínez, Yona Zeldis McDonough, Scott Menchin, Alexis Moniello, Matthew Myers, Johan Orlander, Puck (Mauricio Velázquez de León), Sean Qualls, Daniel Salmieri, Stephen A. Savage, Marilyn Singer, Brian Snyder, David Ezra Stein, Naoko Stoop, Colleen A. F. Venable, Miriam Weiner and Shannon Whitt, and Dwight Jon Zimmerman

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This event is free and open to the public. Snacks are available for purchase on-site. No RSVP is required, but to join the Brooklyn SocaMom Meetup Group, click here.