Sheboygan Children's Book Festival

Meet the 2016 Authors & Illustrators! 


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Rachel Vail


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Calef Brown

Author & Illustrator

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Jennifer Swanson


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Matthew Cordell

Author & Illustrator

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Duncan Tonatiuh

Author & Illustrator

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Jill Esbaum


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Thyra Heder

Author & Illustrator

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Victoria Jamieson

Author & Illustrator

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David Fulk


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Joe Cepeda

Author & Illustrator

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Emily Arrow


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Festival Theme: Dare to Discover

The 2016 Sheboygan Children’s Book Festival promises exciting discoveries! Meet favorite and new children’s book creators and get the inside story on what inspires these authors and illustrators. Take part in hands-on art-making with illustrators, sing along at the Friday pj bedtime concert, enjoy a special performance with Theatre for the Very Young, collect authors/illustrator trading cards, and much more!

New this year – Sheboygan Teen Book Festival! We are very excited to launch the 1st annual STBF with authors, illustrators and events especially for teens.

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Special thanks to 2016 poster artist Duncan Tonatiuh.

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Festival Testimonials

My favorite part was the enthusiasm instilled in my son for books and art! Awesome Day!
I loved the intimate feel of it.
It is awesome to get to meet these authors!