Many of our sponsors at the $100-249 level are non-profit literacy organizations, and we are thrilled that most of them will host a table on November 4th. Their fun activities and giveaways are just another exciting feature of our Festival. Please take the time to see what these generous sponsors have to offer on your way between author presentations, book signings, and craft projects. Thank you Sentence Level Sponsors!
Many thanks to Canandaigua National Bank and Friends of Seymour Public Library, long-time sponsors at the $250 level, and Elmwood Pediatrics, a new sponsor at this level. We would not be able to put on such a high-quality festival with free admission for thousands of Rochester community members if not for the support of our sponsors. Thank you!
We’re lucky to live in a town that is home to such a wealth of children’s authors and illustrators. In fact, nineteen of this year’s RCBF participants are members of RACWI (Rochester Area Children’s Writers & Illustrators), the organization that puts on the festival. From Vivian Vande Velde, RCBF founder and recipient of the Empire State Award for Excellence in Literature for Young People, to Linda Sue Park, Newbery Medalist and bestselling author, Rochester offers a distingu