May 1-7, 2017


Children's Book Week -- May 1-7, 2017

Children's Book Week is all about celebrating your favorite books, authors, and illustrators! From comics to mysteries, from magic to can find anything between the pages of a book!

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Celebration Ideas

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  • Voice your choice with the Children's Choice Book Awards! This year, voting will take place at from Tuesday, March 8 through Monday, April 25. Winners will be announced during Children's Book Week (May 2-8, 2016).
  • Check out the 2015 finalists & winners. They were all chosen by kids like you!
  • After you've voted, link the badges below to from your website or blog to let your friends and followers know to where to vote for their favorites. Just right-click and save!

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Fancy Nancy Celebration and Art Show with Robin Preiss Glasser at Children's Book World (LA)

Ask your parents or guardians to check out the official events happening near you during Children's Book Week this year, and meet your favorite authors and illustrators!

More fun ideas!

  • It doesn't need to be Book Week for you to find great books: the Children's Choices list is available all year round. Kids across the country pick their favorite books each year, and about 100 books make the cut. You can find the lists from other years here - come find out what other kids think are the best books of the past few years!

  • Come test your skills with our Children's Book Week puzzles!

  • Great authors have started a story... come help them finish the tale with our Story Starters!

  • Download the official Children's Book Week bookmark!

  • Tell your teacher or librarian to check out our page for teachers and librarians - they'll get great ideas there for how to celebrate Book Week in your school.