The 10th IBBY Regional Conference: “BookJoy Around the World” co-sponsored by the St. Louis Public Library, October 18-20, 2013. USBBY President Kathy East invites you to “Meet me in St. Louis!”
You won´t want to miss this opportunity to:
- Spend a joyful weekend with other book and story lovers!
- Meet US and International authors and Illustrators in keynote and small group sessions.
- Extend the celebration of International Children´s Book Day with Ashley Bryan and Pat Mora.
- Enjoy the Banquet and Briley Lecture by Australian author Mem Fox.
- Learn and share through exhibits, book discussions and informal gatherings.
- Explore the newly renovated St. Louis Public Library.
- Experience the historic St. Louis Union Station Doubletree Hotel by Hilton.
- Featured Speakers: Ashley Bryan, Andrea Cheng, Bryan Collier, Simone Elkeles, Mem Fox, Gregory Maguire, Louise May, Pat Mora, Ifeoma Onyefulu, Siobhán Parkinson, Katherine Paterson, Peter Sís, Klaas Verplancke, and Jacqueline Woodson.