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
Meet some of your favorite storybook characters:
- Llama Llama Red Pajama
- Frog and Toad
- Pippi Longstocking
- The Storybook King and Queen
- The Library Owl
Talk with authors and illustrators and make crafts related to their books:
- Laura Numeroff: author of The Jellybeans and the Big Book Bonanza, with the signature Bookamania art by Lynn Munsinger
- Grace Lin: author/illustrator of Thanking the Moon and Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
- Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy: authors of ¡Muu, Moo!
- A. G. Ford: illustrator of Goal!
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.