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We welcome all families and kids to celebrate Children’s Book Week (May 3-9 and Nov. 8-14) at home!

Children’s Book Week is not only a celebration of books, but of connection. It is a vehicle to unite kids and adults with books, authors, and illustrators in order to foster a love of reading in all.

Start making your plans now with our free resources and suggestions!



Celebrate At Home and Online

We encourage young people and families to do whatever they are able to celebrate leading up to and during the week.. Need some inspiration? Check out these ideas!

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Free Resources

2021 CBW Poster

  • Official Poster, by Bryan Collier, with activity pages in English and Spanish
  • Bookmarks with activities by Angela Dominguez, Paola Escobar, Ebony Glenn, Oliver Jeffers, and Aram Kim.
  • Step-by-Step drawing instructions — No printer needed for these fun drawing lessons by amazing book creators. Also includes some videos!
  • Superpower Challenge — Activities to help kids discover their own superpowers. Includes a certificate, badge, and information on how to include superpowers on our national map.
  • Superpower Inspiration — Discover the superpowers of your favorite authors and illustrators!



Using Social Media

We would love to see how to celebrate via social media. Make sure to use #BookWeekSuperpower in your posts and tag The Children’s Book Council.


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More Resources and FAQs

What is Children’s Book Week and how can you join in the celebrations?

Tons of downloadable bookmarks, activities, and more for 2021 Book Week events.

Promote your 2021 Children's Book Week celebration with these tools.

Participate in the Superpower Challenge all year long!

Information about our partners.

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