April 2nd is also know as International Children's Book Day, a day to be inspired to read a good book, especially children's books!
International Children's Book Day was created by the International Board On Books For Young People, otherwise known as IBBY. Every year, a different IBBY Section has the chance to be the international sponsor of Children’s Book Day. The sponsor of the day is able to choose a theme, as well as a prominent author from the host country being invited to write a message to the children all across the world, and a well-know author will be chosen to create a poster.
Here is this year's poster:
Our staff at the Slave Lake Library has put together a book list of their favorite children's books, which you can find HERE.
Below is some more information on this years theme, author and illustrator.