THE RHODE ISLAND FESTIVAL OF
CHILDREN’S BOOKS & AUTHORS 2020
GOING VIRTUAL BUT STAYING LOCAL
This year’s impressive list of award winning Rhode Island authors and illustrators includes:
Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, Lincoln Parent '23 Tuesday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m. Recording
Mary Copp & Munir D. Mohammed: Thursday, April 1 at 1 p.m. Recording
Jamie Michalak: Thursday, February 25 at 1 p.m. Recording
Oge Mora: Tuesday, January 26 at 1 p.m. Recording
Gaia Cornwall, Lincoln Class of '97: December 3 at 1 p.m. Recording
Anika Denise: November 5 at 1 p.m. Recording
John Rocco: October 15 at 2 p.m. Recording
Author talks will occur virtually during the school day to encourage classroom, library and learning pod attendance.
Young readers, parents, teachers, and librarians will have the chance to virtually meet and talk with the authors, purchase books, and have their books signed. The Festival celebrates the unique joy that can only be found by opening the pages of a book.