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Children’s Book Fair

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free With Admission
Children's Book Fair

Meet children’s authors, enjoy story time and face painting, and discover great stories and books to take home! All activities are free with regular admission to the Wildflower Center.

Stay and enjoy the Family Garden and Fortlandia!

Schedule:
Story times take place in the Little House.

11 a.m.: Story time – “Counting Colors in Texas” by Susan Kralovansky; “Lola Plants a Garden” by Anna McQuinn

11:30 a.m.: Annette Lucksinger will present her guidebook “Exploring Austin with Kids: Over 100 Fun Things to Do.” The entries reflect the spirit of the city: to support local, get outdoors, enjoy the arts and culture, and celebrate the unique, fun places that uphold the city motto “Keep Austin Weird.”

Noon: Story time – “On Sunday the Wind Came” by Alan Elliot; “I Can Grow a Flower” by Dawn Sirett; “Sunshine Picklelime” by Pamela Ferguson

1 p.m.: Story time – “Batty About Texas” by J. Jaye Smith; “Little Owl’s Day” and “Little Owl’s Night” by Divya Srinivasan

1:30 p.m.: Presentation and activity with Kim Lehman, author of “Beekeeper’s Lab: 52 Family-Friendly Activities and Experiments Exploring the Life of the Hive.” The book features weekly activities including art projects, recipes, experiments, garden activities, and more.

2 p.m.: Story time – “There Was a Tall Texan Who Swallowed a Flea” by Susan Holt Kralovansky; “Grandpas are for Finding Worms” by Harriet Ziefert

2:30 p.m.: Annette Lucksinger will present her guidebook “Exploring Austin with Kids: Over 100 Fun Things to Do.” The entries reflect the spirit of the city: to support local, get outdoors, enjoy the arts and culture, and celebrate the unique, fun places that uphold the city motto “Keep Austin Weird.”

3 p.m.: Story time – “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle; “Forest Friends’ Five Senses” by Cristina Garelli; “Hello Baby Animals” by Julissa Mora

 

 

Details

Date:
February 2
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free With Admission
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Venue

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

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