Michigan is full of children's literature talent, and it's also a definite hotspot for children's lit happenings! Here are a couple of upcoming events you might be interested in:
Chris Van Allsburg will be visiting Book Beat on Wednesday, April 6. For details, click here. And he'll be at the 28th Street Schuler Books on April 9. For details, click here.
On Thursday, April 7 at the Traverwood Branch, the Ann Arbor District Library and the Women's National Book Association are hosting a panel, "Publishing Children's Books: The Dirty Truth." Moderated by Dr. Harry Eiss, the panel will feature Erin and Philip Stead, Shutta Crum, Heather Hughes, Colleen Kammer, and Marian Nelson. Sure to be a delightful evening! For details, click here.
These are just a few of the many, many kidlit things going on in Michigan. Feel free to add additional events in the comments, or email them to me at deborah [at] deborahdiesen [dot] come, and I'll do my best to highlight them!