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Children’s Book Fair

February 18 @ 9:00 am - February 19 @ 5:00 pm

Lady Bird Johnson Reading to children

Meet children’s authors and favorite characters, enjoy story time, and discover great stories and books to take home! Madeline, Froggy and Spot will all be here to meet, greet and take photos with our young visitors. All activities are free with regular admission to the Wildflower Center. Stay and enjoy the Family Garden!

Throughout the weekend we will collect books to donate to the Recycled Reads Program at the Austin Public Library.

Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, noon – 5 p.m.

Full Schedule:

SATURDAY

9 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Barbara Beery gives Foodie Kids cooking demos

9:15 a.m. – Story Time: “Cassandra and the Night Sky”

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Amy Jackson signs “Cassandra and the Night Sky”

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Susan Holt Kralovansky signs “There Was a Tall Texan Who Swallowed a Flea”

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Mary Brooke Casad signs “Bluebonnet of the Texas Hill Country”

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – “Create Your Story” activity

11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Dianna Hutts Aston signs “A Seed Is Sleepy”

11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Kathi Appelt signs “Counting Crows” and others

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Joy Fisher Hein signs “Miss Lady Bird’s Wildflowers”

Noon – 4 p.m. – Shelley Ann Jackson and Jeff Crosby sign “Ten Texas Babies”

1:30 p.m. – Story Time: “Twelve Cowboys Ropin'” with author Susan Holt Kralovansky

2:30 p.m. – Story Time: “A Seed Is Sleepy”

3:30 p.m. – Story Time at the Little House: “Ten Texas Babies”

SUNDAY

Noon – 5 p.m.:

  • Liz Garton Scanlon signs “All the World”
  • Amy Jackson signs “Cassandra and the Night Sky”
  • Barbara Beery gives Foodie Kids cooking demos
  • Kermit Cummings signs “A Backyard Birding Adventure”
  • Kelly Sharp signs “The ABCs of ATX”
  • Annette Lucksinger signs “Exploring Austin with Kids”
  • Wade Dillon signs “The Alamo from A to Z”

Noon – Story Time: “The ABCs of ATX”

12:30 p.m. – Story Time: “The Alamo from A to Z”

1 – 4 p.m. – Laura Logan signs “Little Butterfly”

1 – 3 p.m. – “Create Your Story” activity at the Little House

3:30 p.m. – Story Time: “A Backyard Birding Adventure”

4:30 p.m. – Last chance to donate books to Recycled Reads (Austin Public Library)

Details

Start:
February 18 @ 9:00 am
End:
February 19 @ 5:00 pm
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Organizer

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Phone:
512.232.0100
Email:
info@wildflower.org

Venue

Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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