Fundamentals taking part in Children’s Book Week


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Fundamentals Children’s Books will be hosting Children’s Book Week events between May 1-7.

This May marks the 98th anniversary of Children’s Book Week; the theme for this year’s celebration is “One World, Many Stories.”

Voting for the 10th Annual Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards, the only book award voted on solely by kids & teens, has been in progress since March 3, and many locations will hold group voting in the class, store, or library from May 1-7, when voting ends.

Fundamentals Children’s Books is proud to be hosting the following event(s) in celebration of Children’s Book Week:

● Thursday, May 4, 10:30 am: Story time with Ms. Michele We will be reading the new book Escargot, but Dashka Slater, snacks and crafts

● First Friday, May 5, 2017: Celebrate Llama Llama! Meet Melina and Tallulah, free Llama Llama tattoos, activities and crafts, first 20 families to check in receive free Llama Llama tote bag

All kids and teens will receive a free, exclusive 2017 Children’s Book Week activity poster designed by Christian Robinson (while supplies last), as well as have access online at Every Child a Reader to original bookmarks created by four of today’s most innovative children’s book illustrators, an original early reader Sesame Street ‘joy of reading’ e-book, and an original middle-grade “One World, Many Stories” graphic novel.

Children’s Book Week is a cornerstone program of Every Child a Reader, a 501(c)(3) literacy charity dedicated to inspiring a lifelong love of reading in children and teens across America. Other national programs include the Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards, Reading Without Walls, and the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, in partnership with the Library of Congress. Individual and corporate donations, grants, and the Children’s Book Council support Every Child a Reader.

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