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Wonderful Wet Gaithersburg Book Festival

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The drizzling rain did not dampen anyone’s spirits at the Gaithersburg Book Festival (#GBF). This small town that few may have heard of is a suburb of Washington, DC. So, there were plenty of big name authors in attendance.

20160521_094939Laura Gehl – picture book author of PEEP AND EGG: I’M NOT HATCHING and ONE BIG PAIR OF UNDERWEAR

20160521_095428David Lubar – middle grade and young adult author of WEENIES and CHARACTER, DRIVEN.

20160521_100426Steve Light (left) – picture book author/illustrator of SWAP and HAVE YOU SEEN MY DRAGON, and Timothy Young (right), fellow @Schiffer author/illustrator of DO NOT OPEN THE BOX.

20160521_110718Aaron Reynolds – picture book author of PRESIDENT SQUID and CREEPY CARROTS, and Cece Bell, graphic novel and Newbery Honoree picture book author/illustrator of EL DEFO and THE SOCK MONKEY.

20160521_111334John Parra – Golden Kite winning author/illustrator of MARVELOUS CORNELIUS.

20160521_111641Sidney Blumenthal – Hillary Clinton advisor and author of A SELF-MADE MAN: THE POLITICAL LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN.

20160521_120409Jennifer Satler – picture book author/illustrator of SYLVIE and CHICK’N’ PUG.

20160521_123715Juan Williams – Fox News political analyst.

20160521_131050Ann Ann McCallum – picture book author.

Sadly, I had to catch a flight, and did not have a chance to meet up with Paul Cjazak or Matthew Winner. 😦

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Author: Henry Herz

Children's book author

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