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The festival will feature lectures and signings from more than 300 national and local authors, including award-winners, best-sellers, and some just getting started. View the entire list, or search by author last name or genre.
Get ready, DBF is almost here!
Tens of thousands of book lovers will gather on the Decatur Square over Labor Day weekend for the 11th annual AJC Decatur Book Festival Presented by DeKalb Medical. They will absorb the wide array of events, panel discussions, cooking demonstrations, music, dance, theatre troupe performances and other programming for adults and children of all ages and interests.
Here are a few highlights:
Decatur High School Performing Arts Center
Dav Pilkey, the creator of the popular Captain Underpants series introduces his newest character, Dog Man, the crime-biting canine who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!
Local children's bookstore Little Shop of Stories will also announce the 2016 book for its community wide reading initiative On The Same Page.
Children will have the chance for photo-ops with Captain Underpants and Dog Man. In addition, there will be lots of fun prizes and giveaways!
Tickets for the Kidnote address are free but will be limited to four per person. They can be picked up at Little Shop of Stories or by calling (404) 373-6300.
Click here for more info about the Kidnote Address.
AJC Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country—but that's not all we do!
The organization behind the festival promotes a year-round literary community by hosting a series of fundraising and literary events.
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