I just checked the weather and Sunday September 9 is predicted to be in the low 70s and sunny. It’s a perfect day to get the kids out of the house and the 10th Kerrytown BookFest is a wonderful way to celebrate the literary arts. The BookFest has seven workshops that were designed with children in mind. There will a drawing workshop by children’s author and illustrator Ruth McNally Barshaw. It will be based on her popular Ellie McDoodle series. Barshaw is shown above.
Deborah Diesen, award-winning children’s author of “The Pout Pout Fish” will lead a reading and sing-a-long for children.
Here’s a complete schedule:
12 p.m – 2 p.m.
Join Fly Art Center’s staff with some fun book related craft activities.
Author and illustrator Ruth McNally Barshaw leads a drawing workshop based on her series of books featuring Ellie McDoodle.
Join the always exciting David Erik Nelson for a craft activity.
Children’s Storybook Corner
Deborah Diesen, award winning author of THE POUT POUT FISH, leads a reading and sing along for children.
Deborah Diesen, award winning author of THE POUT POUT FISH IN THE BIG BIG DARK, leads a reading and sing along for children.
Heather O’Neal tells true and fictional tales from Nepal.
Join Mother Goose for some classic storytelling.
Join Laura Pershin Raynor, from the Ann Arbor District Library, for Stories about Stories, funny tales, rhymes and songs celebrating books and storytelling. Create your own stories with colorful cut-outs, stickers, markers and more.