The 12th annual Princeton Children’s Book Festival took place September 23 at the Princeton Public Library in Princeton, N.J. The event featured more than 80 authors and illustrators, drawing 6,400 attendees for a day of interactive storytimes, signings, and more. See some highlights from the event here.

Brian Biggs, the illustrator of this year’s festival poster, reads from I’m a Librarian (A Tinyville Town Book) during a storytime event.

Jessica Olien, author of The Blobfish Book, is ready to meet fans.

A father and child find a quiet moment to read Steve Light’s Trucks Go.

The author of American Traitors, Matthew Landis, strikes a pose.

Author Ame Dyckman (Horrible Bear!) chats with young readers.