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Welcome Presented by the Village School, 3rd Annual Central Massachusetts Children's Book Festival Free and Open to the Public


Elizabeth Atkinson

Elizabeth Atkinson, Author

Elizabeth Atkinson, an award-winning middle grade author, is best known for her tween novel, I, EMMA FREKE.
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Susie Rich

Susie Rich, Author

Susie Rich, a gifted writer and social work professional, is combining her two loves in books like Too Much Hopscotch.
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Jane Sutton

Jane Sutton, Author

Jane Sutton is the award-winning author of 10 children's books. Her latest–What’s Up With This Chicken?–was inspired by a true story her friend and backyard chicken raiser related about one hen who refused to get off her eggs.
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Thank you to everyone, the 2016 Children's BookFestival was terrific!

Third Annual Central Mass. Children's Book Festival, Saturday November 12th, 2016 10 am to 3 pm

At Mount Wachusett Community College Cafeteria, 444 Green Street, Gardner Mass.

Come to the Central Massachusetts Children’s Book Festival for a free fun filled day featuring over twenty local authors and illustrators participating in book signings, presentations, readings and hands on activities. A great selection of children’s books ranging from picture books to young adult novels is available for purchase and signing by the authors and illustrators. Music, activities and storytelling make it an engaging event for families and children.

To find out more, contact our coordinator today >>

Please limit one book from the home to be signed. Unlimited books can be purchased at the event.

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