The E-book, Artwork, & Songs (BAM) Pageant will return in-man or woman on April 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with 39 award-successful authors and illustrators from throughout the country convening at the Mandel General public Library of West Palm Beach. The child-friendly function is free and open up to the public and celebrates textbooks, art, and tunes by means of interactive routines together with ebook signings, author readings and writing workshops, illustrator demonstrations and routines, producing and drawing competitions, stay new music, road chalk drawing, and extra.
“BAM is even larger and improved than at any time this yr with pretty much 40 bestselling authors, illustrators, and musicians. The competition gives children and young older people a likelihood to meet, learn, and be encouraged by their favored authors and illustrators,” said Claire Salmon, president of BAM. “It is genuinely a unique practical experience that can inspire kids to go through, produce, and explore the following stage for those people aspiring to be authors and artists.”
The event’s quintessential writer and illustrator panels will choose place all day very long at the library. Speakers will host tale situations and workshops that will encourage and ignite the imagination. A total of 34 panels are out there for children in K by fifth grades, middle schoolers, and younger adults. For a full timetable of things to do and author/illustrator panels, simply click in this article.
Panelists and presenters involve: Audrey Ades, Alexandra Alessandri, Valerie Bolling, Vanessa Brantley-Newton, Yangsook Choi, Christina Diaz Gonzalez, Antwan Eady, Robert Forbes, Van G. Garrett, Lauren Gibaldi, Shannon Hitchcock, Kim Johnson, Adib Khorram, Stephen Kozan, David LaRochelle, Jarrett Lerner, Lynne Marie, Ed Masessa, Kwame Mbalia, Juana Medina, Jenin Mohammed, G. Neri, Kerry O’Malley Cerra, Claribel A. Ortega, Linda Sue Park, Akshaya Raman, Stacie Ramey, Jess Redman, Debbie Reed Fischer, Shauna Reynolds, Chad & Dad Richardson, Rob Sanders, Neal Shusterman, Eric Smith, Dana Swift, Danette Vigilante, Sherri Winston, Mike Wohnoutka, and Ashley Woodfolk.
Members can pre-sign up listed here to obtain info and updates, as properly as enter for a prospect to get prizes and giveaways, like a-fulfill-and-greet with their favorite writer/illustrator, BAM products, e book swag, signed books and posters, and a lot more. For people that can not make it in man or woman, 1 panel per hour will be streamed on YouTube. One-way links will be sent out the working day of the celebration to people that register listed here.