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Whirlikids Book Festival

Saturday, March 7, 2020

McIntyre’s Books presents the third annual book festival on Saturday, March 7th, 2020 from 10am – 4pm for readers at all levels, but especially for ages 3 and up. Featuring storytime, readings, book signings, panel discussions with authors and illustrators, crafts and more – it’s a day of book fun for all ages!

Here’s a recap of last year’s Fest:

10:00-10:30:
Author Readings with:
Elise Broach: Bedtime for Bulldozer
Chika Gujarathi: Hello Namaste
E.B. Goodale: Windows
Camille Andros: Charlotte the Scientist Finds a Cure
Signings to follow

10:45-11:15:
Author Readings with:
Bea Birdsong: I Will Be Fierce
Jonathan Voss: Brave Enough for Two
Stacy McAnulty: Love
Christian Robinson: Another
Signings to follow

11:30-12:00:
Author Panel with:
Sarah Mlynowski: Whatever After: Seeing Red
Kelly Starling Lyons: Jada Jones Sleepover Scientist
Nick Bruel: Bad Kitty: Kitten Trouble
Signings to follow

12:00-12:45:
Meet Daniel Tiger and Mother Bruce the Bear!

1:00-1:40:
Author Panel with:
Mo O’Hara: My Fangtastically Evil Vampire Pet
Elise Broach: The Wolf Keepers
Lynne Kelly: Song for a Whale
Karina Yan Glaser: The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden
Signings to follow

2:00-2:40:
Author Panel with:
Carlos Hernandez: Sal and Gabi Break the Universe
George Brewington: The Monster Catchers
Brendan Reichs: The Darkdeep
Ally Condie: The Darkdeep
Signings to follow

3:00-3:40:
Author Panel with:
Melissa Walker: Why Can’t I Be You
Stacy McAnulty: Miscalculations of Lightning Girl
Stuart Gibbs: Lion Down
Alicia D. Williams: Genesis Begins Again
Signings to follow

Also: Face Painting! Crafts! All The BOOKS!

Kid lit fans of all ages are invited! While you’re in the Village, enjoy lunch at The Belted 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.