2016 Schedule

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2011 Book Festival Author
Nancy Carlson
Author Biography

Nancy Carlson is a children's book author and illustrator who has published more than 60 books, including I Like Me!, Get Up and Go! and Henry's Amazing Imagination. Ms Carlson believes life should be fun, especially for children, and her stories help children feel good about themselves and others. After graduating from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a major in printmaking, Ms Carlson worked at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and shortly afterward became fascinated with children's books. She soon began writing her own stories and accompanying them with drawings and became a published author. In addition, each year she is a guest author and illustrator at over 150 school classrooms and has touched the lives of children across the country. Recognition for her published work includes several Reading Rainbow selections and the Children's Choice Award from the International Reading Association and Children's Book Council. Visit Nancy Carlson's Blog to see her artwork and keep up on her news. Ms Carlson lives in Minnesota with her husband, three children, and her dog named Lily.

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Atlas Coffee Mill

Big thanks go to Atlas Coffee Mill for hosting monthly meetings for the Fox Cities Book Festival Board! We appreciate your support of the Festival and just can't thank you enough for providing a welcoming meeting space for us to plan and dream.