Authors and Illustrators Day

On Sunday, December 9th, 2018
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Meet some of the accomplished authors and illustrators whose books are featured in Family Trees: A Celebration of Children’s Literature.

Explore the decorated trees throughout the Museum’s new Education Center, and visit with authors and illustrators as they sign your books including.

Melissa Sweet, illustrator of nearly 100 children’s books from board books to picture books and nonfiction titles, and our Family Trees 2018 Honorary Chair.

This event is included with Family Trees admission; Members free.

Full list of Concord Museum’s guest Authors and Illustrators, Dec. 9, 2018:


Melissa Sweet
The 2018 Honorary Chair for Family Trees: A Celebration of Children’s Literature

Brave Girl

Paul Czajak
Author

The Book Tree

Julia Denos
Author

Windows

E. B. Goodale
Illustrator

Windows

Josh Funk
Author

Lost in the Library

Elaine Magliaro
Author

Things To Do

Kate Narita
Author

100 Bugs!: A Counting Book

Jane Yolen
Author

On Gull Beach

Bob Marstall
Illustrator

On Gull Beach
For the full, 2018 book list, click here.
Click here for more information about the 23rd Annual Family Trees: A Celebration of Children’s Literature

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