Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Bookamania and Win 5 Books Wednesday from Picture Window Books

Bookamania 2009

One of our favorite annual events is coming this Saturday.  It's time for Chicago's Bookamania!   Click HERE for ChiIL Mama's prior Bookamania coverage.

Calling all children, ages 3 to 10, and their families!
Join us at the Chicago Public Library for a free celebration of children’s books!

Saturday, November 20, 2010
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Harold Washington Library Center
400 S. State Street
Chicago, Illinois

Meet some of your favorite storybook characters:
  • Llama Llama Red Pajama
  • Frog and Toad
  • Pippi Longstocking
  • The Storybook King and Queen
  • The Library Owl
Celebrate Pat the Bunny’s 70th birthday and Lyle, Lyle Crocodile’s 45th birthday by posing for a photograph with one of them! And greet strolling puppets throughout the building.
Talk with authors and illustrators and make crafts related to their books:
Check the Bookamania! site for performance times and details.

We know reading rocks, so ChiIL Mama is giving away 5 excellent, hard back children's books from Picture Window Books, a capstone imprint.   We'll be reviewing a book a day for the 5 weekdays that bookend Bookamania, beginning today and ending with 5 big winners on Wednesday, November 24th.
Enter here later today to win, and check back daily for a new review.

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