Children's Book Day 2012

Authors at Sunnyside in Tarrytown read to kids during the annual Children's Book Day. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
More than 60 authors signed their books at Sunnyside's annual Children's Book Day. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
More than 60 authors signed their books at Sunnyside's annual Children's Book Day. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
More than 60 authors signed their books at Sunnyside's annual Children's Book Day. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
More than 60 authors signed their books at Sunnyside's annual Children's Book Day. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
Costumed characters posed for photos with kids during Sunnyside's Children's Book Day. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
Costumed characters posed for photos with kids during Sunnyside's Children's Book Day. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
More than 60 authors signed their books at Sunnyside's annual Children's Book Day. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
More than 60 authors signed their books at Sunnyside's annual Children's Book Day. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
Costumed characters posed for photos with kids during Sunnyside's Children's Book Day. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
More than 60 authors signed their books at Sunnyside's annual Children's Book Day. Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger
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TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – More than 60 children's book authors and illustrators gathered in Tarrytown on Saturday at the former home of author Washington Irving as Sunnyside hosted its annual Children's Book Day.

Putnam County author Gail Carson Levine said Sunnyside's annual book fair is well known well beyond to local area. She met people from New Hampshire and Virginia on Saturday.

β€œI've come here for years, and generally it's a beautiful day,” she said. β€œIt's nice to meet readers."

The event included book signings, readings, demonstrations, magic and music. Famous ...
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