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Paul Acampora

Paul Acampora

Paul Acampora writes novels and short stories for young readers. Kids, parents and critics praise his work for its laugh-out-loud humor, rollicking dialogue, and heartfelt characters. His books include I Kill the Mockingbird, Rachel Spinelli Punched Me in the Face, and his newest novel, How to Avoid Extinction, which is a middle grade comedy adventure about death, food, family and fossils. Paul is a popular writing workshop leader for schools, libraries, and conferences. He and his family live in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Find more about Paul at Twitter (@paulacampora) or at paulacampora.com.

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Sarah Albee

Sarah Albee

Sarah Albee is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 100 books for kids, ranging from preschool through middle grade. Her latest nonfiction middle grade title Why’d They Wear That? is about crazy fashions in history (National Geographic, 2015). She enjoys writing about topics where history and science connect, including Bugged: How Insects Changed History (2014) and Poop Happened: A History of the World from the Bottom Up (2010). Her school visits include lively, interactive
presentations for K through 8th grade–details about author visits at http://sarahalbeebooks.com

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MJ & Herm Auch

MJ & Herm Auch

Mary Jane and Herm Auch have written and co-illustrated a number of punny, poultry-inspired picture books. Their most recent is THE BUK BUK BUK FESTIVAL, starring chicken author, Henrietta, with caricatures of RCBF authors, illustrators and attendees. If you have come to this festival before, you might recognize yourself in this book! Mary Jane is also the award-winning author of a number of novels, including ONE-HANDED CATCH, WING NUT, ONE PLUS ONE EQUALS BLUE, GUITAR BOY and ASHES OF ROSES, which has been expanded in a new edition featuring Triangle Shirtwaist Fire pictures, a study guide, and an author interview.

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Jim Averbeck works, plays, and evades the law in San Francisco, California.His most recent book, ONE WORD FROM SOPHIA, was an IndyNext Top 10 for Summer 2015. His first book, IN A BLUE ROOM, was a Charlotte Zolotow Honor book. His popular books EXCEPT IF and OH NO, LITTLE DARGON! feature charming protagonists with pointy teeth. His book, THE MARKET BOWL and his middle grade novel A HITCH AT THE FAIRMONT were Junior Library Guild Selections.   Spy agencies can find Jim online at jimaverbeck.com 

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Beckhorn

Beckhorn

Kids, animals, the outdoors . . . Sue Beckhorn’s award-winning middle grade novels and picture books revolve around these things. Her stories sweep from the dawn of time to the present, from myth to adventure. When not at her desk, she is happiest sharing her love of reading and writing stories with young people in her dynamic school visits. This year she is thrilled to introduce her new middle grade novel, THE WOLF’S BOY, Disney*Hyperion June 2016, inspired by the finding of the fossilized footprints of a boy and a wolf/dog? walking side by side in Chauvet Cave in France.  

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Julie Berry

Julie Berry

Julie Berry is the author of the acclaimed young adult novel The Passion of Dolssa, the award-winning, All the Truth That’s in Me (2013, Viking), and seven other critically acclaimed titles for young readers. She grew up in western New York and holds a BS from Rensselaer in communication and an MFA from Vermont College in writing for children and young adults. Before becoming an author, she worked in software sales and marketing. She now lives in southern California with her husband and four sons. Find her online at www.julieberrybooks.com, or on Twitter at @julieberrybooks

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Kathleen Blasi

Kathleen Blasi

Kathleen Blasi, Co-Director of the Rochester Children’s Book Festival, is the author of middle-grade books A Name of Honor and Are Organized Sports Better for Kids Than Pickup Games? (both with Mondo Publishing). She enjoys visiting schools and libraries, to share her love of reading and writing. Her favorite quote from a third-grade student, prompted by Kathleen’s revealing that her first book took four years from first draft to publication: “Wow! You’re a slow writer, just like me!”

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Bluemle

Elizabeth Bluemle

Elizabeth Bluemle is an award-winning children’s book author and co-owner of The Flying Pig Bookstore in Shelburne, Vermont. Her picture books, published by Candlewick Press, include My Father the Dog (Wanda Gág Read-Aloud Award), Dogs on the Bed, How Do You Wokka-Wokka? (Philadelphia’s Please Touch Museum’s Children’s Choice Award) and Tap Tap Boom Boom (Charlotte Zolotow Honor, ALA Notable, New York Public Library’s 100 Best Children’s Books of the year, and New York Times Editor’s Choice pick). The Rochester Children’s Book Festival is one of her favorite events!

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Judy Bradbury

Judy Bradbury

Judy Bradbury is a literacy specialist who has taught students from preschool through college. She is the author of Empowering Families: Practical Ways to Involve Parents in Boosting Literacy (Routledge), the Children’s Book Corner series, The Read-Aloud Scaffold: Best Books to Enhance Content Area Curriculum (Libraries Unlimited/ABC-CLIO) and the Christopher Counts! picture book series. She also writes about using children’s books to teach character for LibrarySparks magazine. She conducts professional development workshops nationally on topics of literacy. and is Professional Development Chair for the Niagara Frontier Reading Council. Learn more at www.judybradbury.com. 

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Joseph Bruchac is a writer and traditional storyteller from the Adirondack Mountains Region of northern New York. Much of his writing draws on his Native (Abenaki) ancestry. He and his two grown sons, James and Jesse, who are also storytellers and writers, work together in projects involving the preservation of Native culture, Native language renewal, teaching traditional Native skills, and environmental education at their Ndakinna Education Center. (ndcenter.org) Author of over 130 books in several genres for young readers and adults, his experiences include running a college program in a maximum security prison and teaching in West Africa.

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Laurie Calkhoven

Laurie Calkhoven

When she got her first library card and was set free among the picture books, Laurie Calkhoven decided she wanted to spend her life surrounded by books. Her most recent nonfiction book is Women Who Changed the World. She also writes a series of historical action/adventure novels called Boys of Wartime and has authored five American Girl novels. She lives in New York City and can frequently be found at the library

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Frank Cammuso

Frank Cammuso

Frank Cammuso is the author/illustrator of the graphic novel series The Misadventures of Salem Hyde from Amulet Books. He also created the graphic novel series Knights of the Lunch Table from Scholastic. Frank co-wrote/drew the comic Otto’s Orange Day and Otto’s Backwards Day for Toon-Books. Cammuso is the former award-winning political cartoonist for The Post-Standard newspaper in Syracuse, NY. His cartoons have been reprinted in The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today and Newsweek. His fiction and satire have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, and on National Public Radio. Cammuso teaches Sequential Illustration at Syracuse University.

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Peter Catalanotto

Peter Catalanotto

Peter Catalanotto has published 45 books for children,17 of which he’s written, including Ivan the Terrier, Matthew A. B. C., Question Boy Meets Little Miss Know-it-All, Monkey & Robot, More of Monkey & Robot and Emily’s Art, which in a starred review School Library Journal wrote: “Whether viewed from afar or up close this creative and heartfelt book is a masterpiece.” His book, The Painter, was featured on PBS’s Storytime and in 2008, First Lady, Laura Bush, commissioned him to illustrate the White House holiday booklet. Peter currently teaches the first children’s book writing course offered by Columbia University.

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Bruce Coville

Bruce Coville

Bruce Coville has published over 100 books for children and young adults, including the international bestseller MY TEACHER IS AN ALIEN, and the UNICORN CHRONICLES series. His works have appeared in a dozen languages and won children’s choice awards in as many states. He has been a teacher, a toymaker, a magazine editor, a gravedigger, and a cookware salesman.  He is also the founder of FULL CAST AUDIO, an audiobook publishing company devoted to producing full cast, unabridged recordings of material for family listening. Mr. Coville lives in  Syracuse, New York with his wife, illustrator and author Katherine Coville. 

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Cynthia DeFelice

Cynthia DeFelice

Cynthia DeFelice is the author of both picture books and novels for young readers. “Nothing makes me happier than learning that one of my books turned a child into a reader. I try hard to reach those kids who haven’t yet been turned on to the joy of reading. I love when a child who ‘hates to read’ suddenly recognizes himself in a story and the switch turns from ‘off’ to ‘on.’”

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Erin Dionne

Erin Dionne

Erin Dionne writes humorous middle grade fiction and contemporary mysteries. Her books have been nominated to state reading lists, featured in major publications, and have made the American Library Association “Popular Paperbacks” list. Her 2013 novel, MOXIE AND THE ART OF RULE BREAKING (Dial Books) was an Edgar award finalist. Erin lives outside of Boston with her family and a very indignant dog. 

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Dunham

Dunham, Wendy

Wendy Dunham is the author of two middle grade novels – My Name is River, and its sequel, Hope Girl. Her desire is to honor her creator with whatever it is she writes. Whether a poem, an article, or a novel, her desire is to share hope, encouragement, and unconditional love – things we can all use a little bit more of.  

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Elizabeth Falk

Elizabeth Falk

Elizabeth Falk writes historical fiction for mid-grade readers all based in New York State. She is co-director of this year’s festival. She lives on Conesus Lake and finds the view out of her front window inspiring. She is currently writing and illustrating her first picture book. A life time reader, she enjoys finding a book that will take her on a magical journey without ever leaving her favorite chair. When she finally stops reading, she also loves to ride her bike and paddle her kayak.

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Grimes

Grimes

Nikki Grimes is the recipient of the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Children’s Poetry.  A prolific artist, her books include Coretta Scott King Award Winner Bronx Masquerade and five CSK Author Honors: Words With Wings, The Road to Paris, Dark Sons, Talkin‘ About Bessie, and Jazmin’s Notebook.  NCTE Notable Almost Zero is part of her popular Dyamonde Daniel series, and her biography Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope was a New York Times Bestseller.  Ms. Grimes lives in Corona, CA. 

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Marsha Hayles

Marsha Hayles

Marsha Hayles’ historical novel Breathing Room was selected by readers in her home state of Minnesota as the winner of the 2015 Maud Hart Lovelace Award. Also the author of several pictures books, Marsha always looks forward to taking part in the Rochester Children’s Book Festival where she can share her enthusiasm for books—both reading and writing them—with fellow readers of all ages.  

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James Howe

James Howe

James Howe is the award-winning author of over ninety books for young readers, including the popular Bunnicula and Pinky and Rex series. Bunnicula is now a cartoon series on the Cartoon Network and Boomerang.  He writes picture books to young adult fiction.  His novel The Misfits was the inspiration for national No Name-Calling Week (www.nonamecallingweek.org). Its three companion novels are Totally Joe, Addie on the Inside, and Also Known as Elvis.  Picture books include I Wish I Were a Butterfly; Horace and Morris but mostly Dolores; Brontorina; and Big Bob, Little Bob. James Howe grew up in Webster; he currently resides in Yonkers, New York with his husband, two cats, and a hound dog named Lily.

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Hubbell Howell

Will Hubbell

Will Hubbell worked in public television, academia, and advertising before becoming a full-time author.  He has written and illustrated three children’s picture books, Pumpkin Jack, Apples Here!, and Snow Day Dance.  He also writes fantasy novels for young adults and adults under the pen name Morgan Howell.  His fantasy works include the Queen of the Orcs trilogy and The Shadowed Path trilogy.  His ninth novel, A Single Deed  came out in 2013.  Will’s books have been translated in German, Russian, Hungarian, and Korean. 

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David Kalvitis

David Kalvitis

Since 2000, Monkeying Around has been dedicated skillfully utilizing dots to create the most amazingly complex and artistic dot-to-dot puzzles to ever hit the market. Author and artist David Kalvitis continues his Dot-to-Dot revolution with his ever-present attention to detail, increasingly complex images and fine-tuning of his craft with each new release. With over 1 million Greatest Dot-to-Dot Books sold worldwide Monkeying Around and David Kalvitis continue to strive to make connecting and coloring dot-to-dots a wonderfully enjoyable and relaxing experience. 

 

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Michelle Knudsen

Michelle Knudsen

Michelle Knudsen is the author of the middle-grade fantasy novels The Dragon of Trelian and The Princess of Trelian as well as the young adult novel Evil Librarian. She is also the author of the best-selling picture book Library Lion, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes, among many others. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. 

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Kurtz

Kurtz

Kevin Kurtz has loved science, nature and books since he was a kid. He is the author of numerous nonfiction children’s books about science and nature, including Sharks and Dolphins, A Day in the Deep and Uncovering Earth’s Secrets. He has also worked as an educator for organizations such as the South Carolina Aquarium, the Science Factory Children’s Museum, and onboard the R/V JOIDES Resolution during a research expedition in the South Pacific. Kevin currently lives in upstate New York, where he continues to write and visit schools to teach children about the wonders of science, nature, reading and writing. 

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London Ladd

London Ladd

London Ladd has illustrated numerous children’s books including the critically acclaimed March On! The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World, Under the Freedom and Lend a Hand.  His most recent book Frederick’s Journey: The Life of Frederick Douglass was selected as an ALA Notable Children’s Book: Middle Readers, Bank Street’s List of Best Children’s Books 2016 and NYPL Children’s Book Recommendation. London lives and creates in Syracuse, NY. For more information visit londonladd.com 

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Mylisa Larsen has been telling stories for a long time. This has caused her to get gimlet-eyed looks from her parents, her siblings and, later, her own children when they felt that certain stories had been embellished beyond acceptable limits. She now writes children’s books where her talents for hyperbole are actually rewarded. She has lived in eight states and two countries and has loved things about all of them. Right now, she lives in upstate New York where she loves the lakes and the trees and the old libraries. 

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Jeff Mack

Jeff Mack

Jeff Mack has written and illustrated a long list of award-winning picture books, chapter books, and early readers, including the Clueless McGee series, Good News Bad News, Hush Little Polar Bear, Who Wants a Hug?, Look!, and his newest title, Playtime? He has also illustrated many books for other authors, including James Howe’s Bunnicula and Friends series and Eve Bunting’s Hurry! Hurry!. At home in Western Massachusetts, he travels both nationally and internationally visiting schools and libraries to talk with kids about creating books. Visit him at www.jeffmack.com 

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Matt McElligott

Matt McElligott

Matthew McElligott is the author and illustrator of many books for children including the Mad Scientist Academy series, Even Aliens Need Snacks, Even Monsters Need Haircuts, and the Benjamin Franklinstein series. His books have been published around the world in many languages on five contintents. Recent awards include the 2012-13 Oregon Patricia Gallagher Picture Book Award for The Lion’s Share and the 2012-13 South Dakota Prairie Bud Children’s Book Award for Even Monsters Need Haircuts.

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Jeff Minerd’s YA fantasy adventure novel, The Sailweaver’s Son, was released by Silver Leaf Books this year. Jeff has published short fiction in literary journals including The North American Review. One of his stories won the F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story Competition, judged by the late novelist and NPR book reviewer Alan Cheuse. Jeff has worked as a science and medical writer for publications and organizations including the National Institutes of Health, MedPage Today, The Futurist magazine, and the Scientist magazine. He lives in Rochester, NY.

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Rosemary O'Keefe

Rosemary O’Keefe

Rose O’Keefe’s focus as a local historian is the daily life of Frederick and Anna Douglass’ family in Rochester from 1847-1872. Her most recent book, “Special Delivery: From One Stop to Another on the Underground Railroad,” is a story set in Rochester, NY in 1851, told by their 11-year-old son, Lewis.  
Rose O’Keefe’s other books are: “Frederick and Anna Douglass in Rochester, NY: Their Home Was Open to All” (2013); “Historic Genesee Country” (2010) “Southeast Rochester” (2006) and “Rochester’s South Wedge” (2005).

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Roxane Orgill is an award-winning writer on music and the author of Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Ella Fitzgerald and Footwork: The Story of Fred and Adele Astaire. She lives in Dobbs Ferry, New York.

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Chris Pallace is a dad, husband, writer, game designer, professional artist, amateur cook, and intermediate juggler. His own father once observed- there’s the Easy Way, the Hard Way, and the Chris Way. Although intended to be easier than the Easy Way, the Chris Way is almost always harder than the Hard Way. Chris admits this is true, but would like to point out that he enjoys the journey.

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Ammi-Joan Paquette is the author of the Princess Juniper series, for which book #2, Princess Juniper of the Anju, is out this year. Her other books for young readers include Ghost in the House, Nowhere Girl, The Tiptoe Guide to Tracking Fairies, and Rules for Ghosting. She is the recipient of a PEN New England Discovery Award honor, and her books have been recognized with starred reviews and on a variety of “Best of the Year” lists. In her non-writing life, she is a senior literary agent with Erin Murphy Literary Agency, representing many top children’s and teen authors. Visit her on the web at www.ajpaquette.com 

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Linda Sue Park

Linda Sue Park

Linda Sue Park is the author of A SINGLE SHARD, which was awarded the 2002 Newbery Medal, and the New York Times bestseller A LONG WALK TO WATER, as well as many other books for young readers. Besides reading, she loves travel, cooking, eating, baseball, and spending time with her family.

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Matt Phelan

Matt Phelan

Matt Phelan is the author-illustrator of three previous graphic novels: the Scott O’Dell Award–winning The Storm in the Barn, Around the World, and Bluffton, which was nominated for three Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, including Best Graphic Album. He is the author-illustrator of Druthers and the illustrator of many books for young readers, including Marilyn’s Monster by Michelle Knudsen and The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron, winner of the Newbery Medal. Matt Phelan lives in Pennsylvania.

 

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James Preller

James Preller

n addition to the “Jigsaw Jones” and “Scary Tales” series, James has written several books for middle grade and teen readers, including Bystander, Before You Go, and The Fall. His new middle-grade book, The Courage Test, features 13-year-old Will, who journeys with his father in the footsteps of the Lewis & Clark trail. It is a journey into the soul of America’s past, where Will must face his own life-changing test of courage. James Preller lives in nearby Delmar, NY, with his wife and children. He blogs at jamespreller.com.

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Robin Pulver

Robin Pulver

Robin Pulver was a lucky child. Her parents were readers, and they read to her. Her aunt gave her a book for each birthday and Christmas. There was no TV in her house until she was 8 years old. She and her friends and made up plays and performed them. She loved words and language and diagramming sentences. Teachers told her she should be an author, but she didn’t believe it. Authors, she thought, are famous dead people. Even so, she was always exercising her writing muscle, writing journals, scrapbooks, and stories. Now, she’s the author of more than 20 picture books, and she’s not dead yet! She loves sharing her books with children.

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Nora Raleigh Baskin is the author of thirteen novels for young readers and a contributor to two story collections. She has won several awards including the 2010 ALA Schneider Family Book Award for Anything But Typical and a 2016 ILA Notable Books for a Global Society for Ruby on the Outside. Nora has taught creative writing to both children and adults for over fifteen years with such organizations as SCBWI, The Unicorn Writers Conference, and the Highlights Foundation, and Fairfield Co. Writer’s Studio . Nine/Ten: A 9/11 Story will be published this August.

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Dee Romito is a middle grade author and former elementary teacher. You’re likely to find her on adventures with her husband and two energetic kids, at the local ice cream shop, or curled up in a comfy chair with her cats. And while she does her best to be a grown-up most of the time, giggling with her BFFs is still one of her all-time favorite things. Dee is Co-Advisor of Buffalo-Niagara Children’s Writers and Illustrators and she blogs about writing at writeforapples.com. You can visit her website at DeeRomito.com.

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Mark Shulman

Mark Shulman

Mark was shipped to enough Rochester city schools to almost be a lotto pick (46, 2, 14, 46, 31), followed by as many years (6) at East High. Two (2) years after graduating, Mark has worked as in advertising, was a camp counselor, a radio announcer, an NYC tour guide, and a maitre d’ at a fancy restaurant. What does this have to do with writing more than 150 (150) books for kids? Nothing. And everything. Whether it’s a novel, nonfiction encyclopedia, picture book, or sticker book, Mark writes with the sharp humor kids like.

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Heidi Stemple

Heidi Stemple

Heidi didn’t want to be a writer when she grew up. In fact, after she graduated from college, she became a probation officer in Florida. It wasn’t until she was 28 years old that she gave in and joined the family business, publishing her first short story in a book called Famous Writers and Their Kids Write Spooky Stories. The famous writer was her mom, author Jane Yolen. Since then, she has published 20 books.

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Stephen Swinburne

Stephen Swinburne

Steve Swinburne was born in England and moved to America when he was a boy. His family moved a lot, and he took refuge in writing in his journals and listening to music. Steve graduated from Castleton State College with a degree in biology and English. He worked as a ranger in several of our national parks and now writes and takes photographs for children’s books. Steve loves to travel, read, sing and play his ukulele, garden and take pictures. He and his wife, Heather, live in Vermont with their two dogs, named Scout and Jem, and a cat named Skittles. Steve’s most recent book is called Sea Turtle Scientist

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Peggy Thomas

Peggy Thomas

The author of more than 20 books for children including the award-winning Thomas Jefferson Grows a Nation, and Farmer George Plants a Nation.  A frequent speaker in schools, Thomas cultivates wonder in reading, writing and the world.

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Sally Valentine

Sally Valentine

Sally Valentine is a nativeRochesterianwho has been both a student and a teacher in the Rochester City School District. She is the author of a series of kids’ novels, each set in a different Rochester landmark. She is also the author of a book of poems for kids, each set in a different place in New York State. Her goal is to provide books for kids about familiar places and to stimulate discussion in families about life experiences, especially in local landmarks.

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Vande Velde

Vande Velde

Vivian Vande Velde is the author of 36 books for young people. She writes fairy tales, ghost stories, fantasies, mysteries, and short story collections.  Her books have been on lists of recommended titles by the American Library Association as well as various state reader’s choice awards. She has won the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery, and last year’s Empire State Award for her body of work. In 2012, HEIR APPARENT was the Greater Rochester Teen Read Book. She has two new books this year, 23 MINUTES for teens, and SQUIRREL IN THE HOUSE for children 7 – 10 years old.

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Amy Ludwig VanDerwater is author of FOREST HAS A SONG, EVERY DAY BIRDS, and the forthcoming READ! READ! READ!, WITH MY HANDS, and DREAMING OF YOU. She is co-author of POETRY: BIG THOUGHTS IN SMALL PACKAGES and is currently writing another professional book for Heinemann. A former fifth grade teacher, Amy has taught writing to teachers and students for eighteen years and happily blogs at The Poem Farm, a popular website full of poems and writing ideas.  She lives in an old farmhouse in Holland, NY with her husband Mark, their three teenagers Hope, Georgia, and Henry, and many pets.

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Ellen Stoll Walsh

Ellen Stoll Walsh

Ellen has published 17 books in English and 13 in other languages. Her first two books were in pen and ink, but since then I’ve been working in cut paper collage. She often uses paint to make spots and snow but for her newest book, she is also using a lot of paper that she painted herself.

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Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen

Jane Yolen, often called “the Hans Christian Andersen of America,” is the author of over 350 books including OWL MOON, THE DEVIL’S ARITHMETIC, and HOW DO DINOSAURS SAY GOODNIGHT. Her works, which range from very young rhymed picture books to novels for adults and every genre in between, have won an assortment of awards including two Nebulas, a World Fantasy Award, a Caldecott, the Golden Kite, three Mythopoeic awards, two Christopher Medals, a nomination for the National Book Award, the Jewish Book Award, the Kerlan Award, and the Catholic Library’s Regina Medal, as well as six honorary doctorates.  She lives in Massachusetts in the winter and Scotland in the summer. She writes every day.

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From the Festival Directors

Sibby and Kathy caught reading 1

Come celebrate the 20th Annual Rochester Children’s Book Festival, recipient of Writers & Books’ Big Pencil Award for 2011! Please join us on Saturday, November 12th, 2016, from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM in the Flynn Campus Center at Monroe Community College.

This will be a magical day packed with activities, presentations, and meeting those who write and illustrate books for children, tweens and teens. Busy Bookworm offers craft activities; author and illustrator presentations take place in both the Brighton Room and in the Presentation Place; and your favorite authors and illustrators read stories in WXXI’s Read to Me Corner. In the Mall, chat with our more than 40 Festival participants!

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RCBF 2015 Poster

19th Annual RCBF Poster

19th Annual RCBF Poster
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“Who is the illustrator behind those amazing posters?” We have heard from so many of you who want to know more about the gorgeous illustration done to promote the Book Festival all over the greater Rochester area. We are so pleased to share that Donna Farrell is this year’s featured illustrator.

Donna designed this stunning poster for us, showcasing her beautiful city and love of books. This talented, local illustrator published her first book, “Here’s a Cheer for Our Childfirst Day” in 2007.

You can check out more of her artwork and projects at donnadoodles.com.  The poster will be available for purchase this year at the festival. November 7th at MCC!

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