If your child loves books, bring them to the annual Halloween bash at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. It's called the Ghouls and Gourds Festival
, and it's a blast.
Children's Authors at 2012 Halloween Event at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
- Shana Corey
Author of Here Come the Girl Scouts, You Forgot Your Skirt, Amelia Bloomer!, and Barack Obama: Out of Many, One
- Nina Crews
Author and illustrator of Neighborhood Sing-Along, Neighborhood Mother Goose, and Jack and the Beanstalk
- Alison Ashley Formento
Author of This Tree Counts, This Tree 1, 2, 3, and These Bees Count!
- Deborah Gregory
Author of Catwalk
- Paul DuBois Jacobs and Jennifer Swender
Authors of My Subway Ride, Abiyoyo Returns, and Fire Drill
- Diane Kredensor
Author and illustrator of Ollie & Moon and Ollie & Moon: fuhgeddaboudit!
- Huy Voun Lee
Author and illustrator of In the Leaves, Honk, Honk Goose!, and The Magic Brush
- Diane Muldrow
Author of Where Do Giggles Come From?, We Planted a Tree, and Somewhere So Sleepy
- Johan Olander
Author and illustrator of My Robots: The Robotic Genius of Lady Regina Bonquers III, A Field Guide to Aliens, and A Field Guide to Monsters
- Robert Kimmel Smith
Author of Chocolate Fever, The War with Grandpa, and The Squeaky Wheel
- David Ezra Stein
Author and illustrator of Because Amelia Smiled, Interrupting Chicken , and Leaves
- Javaka Steptoe
Author and illustrator of Jimi: A Story of the Young Jimi Hendrix, Rain Play, and In Daddy’s Arms I Am Tall
- Lauren Thompson
Author of The Forgiveness Garden, Mouse’s First Halloween, and Apple Pie That Papa Baked
- Dimitrea Tokunbo
Author and illustrator of Sidewalk Chalk: Poems of the City, The Sound of Kwanzaa, and Together
- Tim Young
Author and illustrator of Shadows on My Wall, They’re Coming, and I’m Looking for a Monster!