Book Submission Form

Fairytale Town is accepting author and illustrator submissions for the 21st annual Children’s Book Festival!

Date: Saturday & Sunday, September 17 & 18 2022
Location: Fairytale Town
Deadline to Apply: June 30, 2022

The Festival attracts nearly 9,000 individuals over two days or reading and literacy fun. Over 20 years, the Festival has grown to become the largest early childhood literacy event in the Sacramento region.

The event features nonstop author and illustrator presentations on the outdoor Mother Goose Stage. Additionally, there are storytelling performances and hands-on activities. A variety of community organizations are also on-hand with activities and educational information and resources.

If you are interested in being a featured author or illustrator, please complete the form below by June 30, 2022.

Book Fest: Author Submission Form

Thank you for your interest in presenting at the 2020 ScholarShare Children’s Book Festival! Deadline for submissions is midnight on June 30, 2020.

  • Please upload the cover image for your book as well as a headshot we can use for media and promotion. If you have multiple presenters, please provide a headshot for each presenter. A high-resolution jpeg (300 dpi minimum) is required.
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    Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf, Max. file size: 200 MB.
    • What day(s) are you available to present? Check all that apply.
    • A physical copy of your book is required for consideration. Books may be dropped off or mailed to: Sarah Thomas, Fairytale Town, 3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822. Books must be received by June 30, 2022
    • Authors and illustrators are also invited to have a table featuring their books. Booths are 10 x 10 feet, and we provide 1 six-foot table and 2 chairs. Please bring a table cloth. We recommend bringing a pop-up tent. Booths must be set up from 9:30 AM – 4 PM. Booths selling books or merchandise are subject to vendor fees.
    • Do you intend to sell items or services at your booth? (Subject to approval and required fees.)
    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.