More than 200 authors and illustrators participated in the Brooklyn Book Festival this past Sunday, many of which are creators of books for children. The one-day festival drew 30,000 attendees, according to the Village Voice; more than 150 booksellers, publishers and other organizations were on hand as well. Here's a selection of photos of the children's authors in attendance.
Chris Myers and Kate DiCamillo.
Marilyn Nelson, Margaret Peterson Haddix and M.T. Anderson.
Nick Burd and Libba Bray.
Laurie Halse Anderson and her daughter,
Stephanie Anderson, manager of WORD
bookstore in Brooklyn.
Melanie Hope Greenberg, Grace Lin and Susanna Reich.