KidsLit Week & the Western New York Children's Book Expo
KidsLit Week & the WNY Children’s Book Expo (WNYCBE) take place every year in the first week of November. Next year will be the 6th year for both events. The Expo kicks off with KidsLit Week and concludes with Expo Saturday at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, a day-long showcase of award-winning children’s authors and their beloved books. Presenting sponsor for this year’s events was Rich Products and the Rich Family Foundation.
KidsLit Week features internationally acclaimed authors and illustrators who visit over 75 area schools, libraries, and other cultural venues from the PA line to Niagara Falls. The visits aim at inspiring a love of books among students in grades Pre-K through middle school. In these visits, authors and illustrators will participate in readings and give interactive presentations about their work, how they became an author or illustrator and the importance of storytelling.
Expo Saturday features a showcase of award-winning children’s authors and illustrators. Children will have the opportunity to interact with 40 Rockstar authors and illustrators through readings, book-signings, presentations, and demonstrations. Admission is free.
Head to WNYCBE.com for more details!