Press Releases

2012 Press Releases

Amy Shamroe
Director, Traverse City Children’s Book Festival
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Authors from Around the Country Come to Celebrate 3rd Annual Traverse City Children’s Book Festival

TRAVERSE CITY, MI – Publishers from California to New York will converge November 10th for the 2012 Traverse City Children’s Book Festival. In its third year, the Festival is becoming a well known industry showcase for up and coming children’s book publishers. This year is no different with an offering ranging from teenage publishing phenomenon ( to monks on a mission (

In addition to the line up of great authors, Traverse City Children’s Book Festival features many exciting, family friendly activities hosted by area non-profits. Stage performances by authors and Traverse City’s very own Old Town Playhouse Young Company, who will be previewing their new production Honk!, will also run throughout the day.

Admission is free and the event runs from 10 am - 4 pm at the City Opera House. Sponsorship proceeds benefit children’s literacy through Grand Traverse Area Literacy Council ( and Read Aloud (

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