Milwaukee Spring Children’s Book Fair – Authors, Books, Program Details

Information on participating authors, other featured books, and program details of signings and book talks for the first Milwaukee Spring Children’s Book Fair, Saturday, May 5, to occur at the Urban Ecology Center–Riverside, sponsored by Crickhollow Books, a Milwaukee-based indie press.

Milwaukee Spring Children’s Book Fair – Overview

Milwaukee Spring Children's Book Fair, May 5, 2018

Please note: the inaugural 2018 Milwaukee Spring Children’s Book Fair has been CANCELLED due to an unavoidable schedule conflict.

Milwaukee Spring Children’s Book Fair (2018), Saturday, May 5, 10:00-4:00 – CANCELLED.

We hope to be able to launch the event at another time, but a definite date has not yet been rescheduled. Our apologies for any inconvenience. – Crickhollow Books

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