April 2013 Events

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Sun Gallery’s Twenty-third Annual Children’s Book Illustrator Exhibit~ ongoing until Apr 6, Hayward, CA, USA

41st National Book Fair and 11th Bangkok international Book Fair~ ongoing until Apr 8, Bangkok, Thailand

afccSKETCH: Illustrate your interpretation of what One Big Story means in the context of children’s literary content ~ submissions accepted until May 13

Mitali Perkins’ Fire Escape Writing Contest~ submissions accepted until June 1, Canada and USA

Skipping Stones Youth Honor Awards Celebrating Multicultural Awareness, International Understanding and Nature Appreciation~ submissions accepted until June 25, USA

Carle Museum Exhibition: The Caldecott Medal: 75 Years of Distinguished Illustration~ ongoing until June 30, Amherst, MA, USA

Write Up a Storm: Foyle Young Poets Competition~ submissions accepted until July 31

The Scholastic Asian Book Award (SABA)~ submissions accepted until Oct 21

National Poetry Month~ Canada and USA

School Library Month: Communities Matter @ Your Library~ USA

International Children’s Book Day~ Apr 2

28th Annual Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Youth: Voices, Visions and Verse~ Apr 4 – 5, Kent, OH, USA

Salisbury University’s Children’s and Young Adult Literature Festival: Read Green~ Apr 4 – 6, Salisbury, MD, USA

LibrAsia: Third Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship: Connectedness, Identity and Alienation~ Apr 4 – 8, Osaka, Japan

Art, Children’s Literature, and the Environment: Art and Photography from Green Earth Book Award Recipients~ Apr 5 – June 2, Salisbury, MD, USA

Storylines Margaret Mahy Day~ Apr 6, Auckland, New Zealand

Book Reading for Children~ Apr 6, Mumbai, India

14th Annual Chicago Latino Book & Family Festival~ Apr 6 – 7, Cicero, IL, USA

46th Annual Fay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival~ Apr 10 – 12, Hattiesburg, MS, USA

 D.E.A.R Day – National Drop Everything and Read Day~ Apr 12, USA and Canada

National Library Week~ Apr 14 – 20, USA

London Book Fair~ Apr 15 – 17, London, United Kingdom

Young Alberta Book Society Presents: Wordpower~ Apr 15 – 19, Cold Lake, Bonnyville and Fort McMurray, AB, Canada

LitteraLund Book Festival for Children and Young People~ Apr 15 – 20, Lund, Sweden

MASC Young Authors and Illustrators Conference~ Apr 16 – 18, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Club Hatch Summer Workshop: Stories that Sing and Songs that Illustrate~ Apr 16 – 20, Bangalore, India

National Bookmobile Day~ Apr 17, USA

Border Book Festival~ Apr 19 – 21, Las Cruces, NM, USA

International Reading Association 58th Annual Convention~ Apr 19 – 22, San Antonio, TX, USA

Young Alberta Book Society Presents: Wordpower~ Apr 22 – 26, Drumheller, AB, Canada

World Book Night~ Apr 23

The Foundation for Children’s Books Presents: What’s New in Children’s Books~ Apr 27, Boston, MA, USA

Albany Children’s Book Festival~ Apr 28, Albany, NY, USA

Children’s Day/Book Day – El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día)~ Apr 30


One Response to “April 2013 Events”

  1. Marjorie Says:

    Another wonderful world of events – I especially like the sound of D.E.A.R…