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    Whirlikids Bookfest

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    When:
    Feb 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    2018-02-03T10:00:00-05:00
    2018-02-03T16:00:00-05:00
    Where:
    Whirlikids Bookfest
    2000 Fearrington Village Center
    Pittsboro, NC 27312
    USA
    Cost:
    Free
    Contact:
    Whirlikids Bookfest
    919-542-3030

    Join McIntyre’s Books for a special book festival featuring storytime, readings, book signings and more from elementary and middle reader authors!
    10-11:30am Storytime, picture book and early elementary authors
    11:30am-12:30pm Picture and early elementary author book signings in The Barn
    1-3pm Middle grade author panels in The Barn
    3-4pm Middle grade author book signings in The Barn
    What else should you expect?
    Crafts
    Photobooth
    Face Painting
    Lots of books and fun!
    Kids of all real levels, ages 3 and up are invited to this event. While you’re in the Village, enjoy lunch at The Granary or The Goat, explore the gardens and meet the farm animals in our Belted Barnyard!
    Don’t forget to share your excitement on social media using #Whirlikids!
    Contact the bookstore with any questions at 919.542.3030.

    FEATURED AUTHORS INCLUDE
    Alan Gratz, Refugee
 – Refugee is a New York Times Bestseller and was just named one of New York Times’ Best Books of the Year!
     
    Sarah Mlynowski, Upside Down Magic: #4: Dragon Overnight, Whatever After Series
     
    Emily Jenkins, A Greyhound A Groundhog
     
    Stacy McAnulty, Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years
     
    Lauren Myracle, Dragon Overnight, Wishing Day, Flower Power and more
     
    Ursula Vernon, Dragonbreath, Hamster Princess, and more
     
    Karina Yan Glaser, The Vanderbeekers of 141st St.
 – The Vanderbeekers of 141st St. was just named a New York Times Notable Book of 2017!
     
    Linda Ashman, Williams Winter Nap
     
    Joan Holub, This Little Trailblazer
     
    Camille Andros, Charlotte the Scientist Gets Squished
     
    Tameka Fryer Brown, My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood
     
    Annette Simon, Robot Burp Head Smartypants!
     
    Frances O’Roark Dowell, Sam the Man
     
    Ali Standish, The Ethan I was Before
    Her book just won the NC Young People’s Literature Award, and is nominated for the Carnegie Award in the UK!
     
    Leah Henderson, One Shadow on the Wall
     
    Eleanora Tate, Celeste’s Harlem Renaissance
     
    John Claude Bemis, Out of Abaton
     
    Angela Dominguez, Stella Diaz Has Something to Say
     
    A special thank you to Scholastic Inc., Schwartz & Wade, HMH Books for Young Readers, Disney-Hyperion, Little Simon, Henry Holt and Co., Candlewick, Viking Books for Young Readers, Clarion Books and more for their support.

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    Jessica is the Executive Editor for Chapel Hill Magazine. As a 2010 grad of UNC, she's happy to be back in town writing, editing and eating around the Triangle.