CELT – Robinson Woods StoryWalk

Come Experience Our ‘StoryWalk’ in Robinson Woods

As part of Cape Elizabeth’s Authorfest 2016, CELT will host a StoryWalk at Robinson Woods. Merging reading and hiking, StoryWalk is a great way to hit the trails and take in a goo d story at the same time! Beginning April 4th, visitors to the Robinson Woods Preserve Wildflower Trail will see posted along the trail sides, excerpts from the sweet and inspiring storybook, And Here’s to You, which is written by David Elliott and illustrated by Randy Cecil. The book’s publisher, Candlewick Press, has this to say about  And Here’s to You:

AND Here's To YOU!
AND Here’s To YOU!

“Here’s to the birds and the bears and the bugs! Here’s to the weird and wacky, the cute and creepy! From toothy fish to … sleeping cats to lick-lick-lick-lick-lick-lick dogs, every creature is unique and lovable … especially you! The infectious joy of David Elliott’s wonderful read-aloud poem and Randy Cecil’s brilliant, amusing artwork is sure to have children reciting along. Here’s to exuberant read-alouds! This picture book ode to joy invites us to celebrate the world’s vast diversity — and feel pretty happy with our place in it, too.”

An Evening With Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple

We are very pleased to announce a special event to kick off AuthorFest 2016, an evening with Jane Yolen and Heidi Stemple! This event begins at 6:30 pm on Friday, April 8th in the Cape Elizabeth High School auditorium.

Jane Yolen is the award winning author over 300 books, including Owl Moon, The Devil’s Arithmetic, and the How Do Dinosaurs series. Her daughter, Heidi Stemple, also an accomplished writer will join her for a discussion of their work, perhaps a reading or two and a Q&A with the audience.

Whether you are a child, parent, educator, writer, storyteller, or a lover of children’s literature, please join us for this very special evening!

Jane and Heidi also will be joining us Saturday,  April 9th for Authorfest 2016!!



This year we are pleased to welcome 80+ Authors and Illustrators!!!

Authorfest 2016 will be held at Cape Elizabeth High School on April 9, 2016 from 11:00AM until 2:00PM.

Authorfest 2016 will feature:

Adam Shaughnessy, Adi Rule, AJ Smith, Amanda Marrone, Ammi-Joan Paquette, Andres Vera Martinez, Anica Mrose Rossi, Annabeth Bondor-Stone and Connor White, Anni Cardi, Ariele Sieling, Brian Lies, Chris Van Dusen, Dana Alison Levy, David A. Kelly, David Biedrycki, David Elliott, David Potter, Diana Renn, Elizabeth Atkinson, Emilie Christie Burack, Eric Pinder, Erin Dionne, Erin Moulton, Fran Hodgkins, Francisco Stork, Gail Donovan, Gary Urey, Grace Roberts, Hazel Mitchell, Heather Hepler, Heidi Stemple, Jamie Hogan, Jane Yolen, Jay Piscopo, Jeannie Brett, Jen Malone, Jon &Pam Voeckel, Josh Funk, Julie Falatko, Kathyrn Williams, Katie Quirk, Kendall Kulper, Kevin Hawkes, Kristine Carlson Asselin, Kristine Lombardi , Lee Gjertsen Malone, Lisa A. Kramer, Lisa Jahn-Clough, Ed Briant, Liza Gardner Walsh, Liza Kleinman, Lori Goldstein, Luke Reynolds, Mackenzie Lee, Marcia Wells, Marcy Kate Connolly, Maria Padian, Mark Scott Ricketts, Marty Kelly, Mary Atkinson, Megan Frazer Blakemore, Monica Tesler, Padma Venkatraman, Paul Czajak, Paul Durham, Phil Bildner, Ralph Fletcher, Ronni Arno, Ryan T. Higgins, Sarah Albee, Sarah Dillard, Sarah S. Brannen, Sashi Kaufman, Scott Magoon, Scott Nash, Stefanie Jolicoeur, Suzanne Nelson, Suzy Becker, Tamara Ellis Smith, Tamra Wight, Teri Weidner, Terry Farish, Trisha Lever

AF Poster 2016 FINAL
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Cape AuthorFest 2015

Cape Elizabeth’s 3rd annual Celebration of Literacy will be April 11, 2015 from 10 am – 2 pm at the Cape Elizabeth High School

Please join us to meet locally, regionally and nationally renowned authors and illustrators, browse and purchase autographed books,  and attend special readings and discussions.

Cash, checks, credit cards and signed purchase orders accepted.

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