Brooklyn Book Festival

If there ever was an opportunity to use the word cornucopia, the Brooklyn Book Festival is it! The Brooklyn Book Festival, celebrating its 9th year, is the largest free literary event in New York City, with a little bit of everything for everyone, including indie booksellers and imprints, writing groups, workshops, poets galore, and lots of opportunities to find just the right book for you.


And here are some photographic highlights:


 The AWESOME SCBWI Metro NY Chapter 


 Abrams Books 


Bank Street Bookstore


Bank Street Shoppers




Richard T. Morris, author of This is a Moose (illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld), with Moose 


Christiane Krömer, illustrator of King for a Day (written by Rukhsana Khan)


The Strand Bookstore


The Brooklyn Public Library


With two awesome book festivals this weekend, there’s only one more thing to do.


Time to settle down in my comfy chair with a good book! Happy Reading!



26 comments on “Brooklyn Book Festival

    • Rosanne, It was a terrific weekend of celebrating books, and catching up with some of my favorite authors and illustrators. Sorry you couldn’t make it to Princeton. Hope you can make the craft weekend. 🙂

  1. Robin, you must be exhausted, but in a good way! Just a couple of questions: Did you spend your entire pay check between the two festivals, and did you get anything for “finding Waldo”? 🙂 Thanks for posting!

  2. Oh, wow, Robin! This looks AMAZING! I forgot you mentioned you were going to this. No wonder you’re finally putting your feet up. They must be killing you! lol Are these festivals always on the same weekend? And I recognized Richard Morris ’cause I got to meet him last week (briefly) in Maplewood. Lovin’ all this kidlit/book stuff lately!!! 😀 Thanks for sharing!

  3. You were so lucky to be able to attend the book fairs. Your pictures tell a story. It was nice to see a photo of Christiane Krömer, who illustrated one of my favorite books this year “King for a Day.”

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