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Rochester Children's Book Festival: Rochester, NY - November 15,2014

 

18th annual Rochester Children's Book Festival!

(held on the campus of Monroe Community College)

 

Paul Acampora

 

 

MJ and Herm Auch

 

 

Susan Backhorn Williams

 

 

Sally Gardner and Julie Berry

 

Suzanne Bloom

 

Elizabeth Bluemle

 

Judy Bradbury

 

Laurie Calkhoven

 

Frank Cammuso

 

 

Nancy Castaldo

 

Peter Catalanotto

 

Yangsook Choi

 

Cynthia Cotten

 

 

Cynthia DeFelice

 

Eileen Christelow

 

Erin Dionne

 

 

Sibby Falk, one of the directors of the festival

 

Kathleen Blasi, the other co-director of the Festival

 

Scott Gibala Broxholm

 

Linda Sue Park and Marsha Hayles

 

Ingrid Hess

 

James Howe

 

 

Will Hubbell (who writes and illustrates picture books under his own name, and who writes YA and adult fiction under the name Morgan Howell)

 

David Kalvitis

 

Michelle Knudsen

 

Kevin Kurtz

 

Jeff Mack

 

Matt McElligott and Larry Tuxbury

 

 

Kate Messner

 

Jim and Jane O'Connor

 

Rose O'Keefe and Joe Sottile

 

Matt Phelan and Aaron Starmer

 

James Preller

 

Robin Pulver

 

 

Jennifer Sattler

 

Lisa Scott

 

 

Mark Shulman

 

 

Tanya Stone

 

 

Sally Valentine

 

Vivian Vande Velde (princess, without frog) and daughter Elizabeth (Festival photographer)

 

Ellen Stoll Walsh

 

Lisa Wheeler

 

Roxane Chadwick, Festival Librarian

 

The festival could not exist without its many, many volunteers, under the leadership of Barbara Underhill.

 

Book sales by Lift Bridge Books.

 

All sorts of activities throughout the day...

 

A visit by Clifford the Big Red Dog.

 

 

A reading by Channel 8's Kevin Doran.

 

Since Kevin read Xander's Panda Party by Linda Sue Park, Linda Sue came to the presentation.

 

Presentation by Mikki Knudsen

 

Presentation by Jeff Mack

 

 

Presentation by Robin Pulver

 

 

Presentation by Eileen Christelow

 

 

 

 

 

Presentation by Jennifer Sattler

 

Presentation by Jane O'Connor

 

Presentation by Yangsook Choi

 

Presentation by Kevin Kurtz

 

Presentation by firefighters

 

Presentation by Scott Gibala-Broxholm

 

therapy dogs

 

One Busy Bookworm Place--activity room

 

Some of the people who stopped by...

 

It was a busy but fun-filled day.

 

 

 

Elizabeth Falk (on right), one of the directors of the Festival, seen here with her daughter Sarah, one of the volunteers