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Resources and Information to Make Your Celebrations a Success

We welcome all families and kids to celebrate Children’s Book Week (May 2-8 and Nov. 7-13) 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!

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Free Resources

2022 CBW Poster

  • Official Poster, by Raúl The Third, with activities in English and Spanish
  • Exclusive new bookmarks with activities by children’s book superstars Vincent Chin, Mercè Galí, Kathrin Honesta, Zachariah OHora, Roozeboos, and Loveis Wise
  • Step-by-Step drawing instructions. No printer needed for these fun drawing lessons by amazing book creators. 
  • Resources to celebrate the first annual Floyd Cooper Day on Friday, May 6.
  • How Do You Book? Challenge. Kids of all ages can participate on their own, with adults, or in groups to explore all the different ways they “book.”
  • Videos, exclusive drawings, poems, and more from your favorite kids book creators. Follow #HowDoYouBook on social media to see these released throughout April.
  • Educator Kit: Coming Fall 2022

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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!

BookWeek2020atHomeJoin in the Children’s Book Week fun from Home

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Using Social Media

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

 

Join our community

Follow us on social media to see updates and pictures from #HowDoYouBook celebrations across the country.

Sign up for our newsletter to get information on all of our exciting programs, Children’s Book Week, the Kids’ Book Choice Awards, Get Caught Reading, and the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.

 
 

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 2022 Book Week events.

Promote your 2022 Children's Book Week celebration with these tools.

Explore how you "book" with this new challenge!

Information about our partners.

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