THE RHODE ISLAND FESTIVAL OF

CHILDREN’S BOOKS & AUTHORS 2021

GOING VIRTUAL BUT STAYING LOCAL

Rhode Island may be the smallest state, but it boasts one of the largest and best book festivals in the nation. Thousands of people come to the Rhode Island Festival of Children’s Books & Authors each year to meet acclaimed authors and illustrators from all corners of the country. This year’s festival will be a year-round virtual celebration featuring Rhode Island authors and illustrators. All author events will be conducted via Zoom. These free talks are open to the public and will include book giveaways, book signings, and activities. The events are co-hosted by Lincoln School.
 
 

2021–22 

This year’s impressive list of award winning Rhode Island authors and illustrators includes:

September 30 at 1 p.m.
Presentation with Jorge and Megan Lacera, moderated by Anika Aldamuy Denise
Reservations are here.

 

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. 

 

 


 

2020–21

Last year’s impressive list of award winning Rhode Island authors and illustrators included:

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 
 

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