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Children’s Book Week

Monday, April 30th @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Children's Book Week is a weeklong celebration from April 30 - May 6.
Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95822 United States
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Monday – Sunday, April 30 – May 6
10 AM – 3 PM
Weather Permitting

Celebrate Children’s Book Week with storytime, activities, and giveaways each day of the week! From April 30 – May 6, join us on the Mother Goose Stage each day at 12 PM. A different book will be featured each day with storytime and craft activities inspired by the selected book. There will also be a Scholastic Book Fair with books and more for sale. It’s a week of literary fun!

Children’s Book Week activities are free with paid park admission. Weekday admission is $5 for adults and children ages 2 and older. Weekend admission is $6 for adults and children ages 2 and older. Members and children ages 1 and under are free.

Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading.

Activity Schedule:

10 AM – 3 PM: Shop for books at the Scholastic Book Fair
12 PM: Join us for storytime, activities, and giveaways on the Mother Goose Stage

Featured Books:

Monday, April 30
Featured Book: Be Brave, Little Penguin by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees
Storytime and craft activity at 12 PM on the Mother Goose Stage

Tuesday, May 1
Featured Book: The Little Red Fort by Brenda Maier and Sonia Sanchez
Storytime and craft activities at 12 PM on the Mother Goose Stage

Wednesday, May 2
Featured Book: Truck Full of Ducks by Ross Burach
Storytime and craft activities at 12 PM on the Mother Goose Stage

Thursday, May 3
Featured Book: Cinderella (Fairy Tale Fun) by David Pace and Katy Rhodes
Join Cinderella for storytime at 12 PM on the Mother Goose Stage! Craft activities will follow.
May 3 is also the Big Day of Giving Celebrating Cinderella’s Coach

Friday, May 4
Featured Book: I Don’t Want to be a Frog by Dev Petty and Mike Boldt
Storytime and craft activities at 12 PM on the Mother Goose Stage
May 4 is also Star Wars Day

Saturday, May 5
Featured Book: Some Pets by Angela DiTerlizzi and Brenden Wenzel
Storytime and craft activities at 12 PM on the Mother Goose Stage

Sunday, May 6
Featured Book: Pig the Winner by Aaron Blabey
Storytime and craft activities at 12 PM on the Mother Goose Stage