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Save the Date—Montana Kid Lit Festival

Montana Kid Lit Festival, co-sponsored by This House of Books, your member-owned, indie bookstore & tea shop in downtown Billings, Montana

Mark your calendars today so you don't miss this fun event on June 8-11, 2022 at the Billings Public Library. The Montana Kid Lit Festival celebrates children’s literature, offering young readers a chance to meet regional authors and illustrators, listen to their stories, ask them questions, and learn about the creative process. It is a chance for young people to learn about the power of stories and how to nurture their own creativity.

Schedule:

(All events are in the Community Room unless otherwise noted.)

Wednesday, June 8th

11am-noon - Dorothy Patent: Nonfiction (virtual)

3-4pm - Sheila Ruble: Western Middle Grade

4:30-5:30pm - AJ Otjen: Native American Stories

6-7pm - LuAnn Rod: Western Middle Grade

Thursday, June 9th

noon-1pm - Kent Davis: Magical Middle Grade (Story Tower)

Friday, June 10th

4:30-5:30pm - Susan Adrian: Magical Middle Grade

6-7pm - Janet Fox: Magical Middle Grade

Saturday, June 11th

10-11am - Sue Lawrence: Picture Book

11:30am-12:30pm - Precious McKenzie: Middle Grade

1-2pm - Illustrators Panel with Jen Ard, Erika Wilson, Edward Tanzosh, and Jeanne Bowman

3-4pm - Illustrators Reception featuring original artwork

4:30-5:30pm - Sneed B. Collard III: Nature Books

 

This event is sponsored by This House of Books, Billings Public Library, Writer's Voice, Community Seven, Rocky Mountain College, and Humanities Montana.

New & Notable

Sea of Tranquility: A novel Cover Image
Young Mungo Cover Image
Time Is a Mother Cover Image
The Cartographers: A Novel Cover Image
Saving Yellowstone: Exploration and Preservation in Reconstruction America Cover Image
Perfectly Pegasus Cover Image
The Ogress and the Orphans Cover Image
A Gift for Nana Cover Image
Unseen Magic Cover Image
Gallant Cover Image