Poster 2017

The official 2017 Children’s Book Week poster designed by Christian Robinson!

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This year’s poster is designed by Christian Robinson, the artist behind such beloved picture books as Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio and Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña, for which he received a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor and a Caldecott Honor. The 2017 poster features this year’s Children’s Book Week slogan, “One World, Many Stories,” highlighting the power of books to unite readers of all backgrounds.

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  • Yipee! The free @CBCBook Children’s Book Week poster by Christian Robinson is up at! @randomhousekids #CBW17
  • Join @CBCBook in celebration of the 98th annual Children’s Book Week, May 1-7, 2017! #CBW17

Children’s Book Week is May 1-7, 2017!

Christian RobinsonAbout Christian Robinson

Christian Robinson is “one of the most exciting children’s book artists working today,” according to The New York Times. He received a Caldecott Honor for Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña, which was also a Newbery Medal winner and a New York Times Bestseller. He also illustrated Rain! by Linda Ashman, winner of the Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award, and Josephine by Patricia Hruby Powell, recipient of a Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor and a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor. Readers will be delighted to see his illustrations in Little Penguins by Cynthia Rylant, which will be published in October. He lives in San Francisco. Learn more at

About Children’s Book Week

Launched in 1919, Children’s Book Week will commemorate its 98th anniversary in May 2017. It is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country.

Children’s Book Week Store

Every year, an official poster celebrating Children’s Book Week has been created by a children’s literature icon. All proceeds from the Children’s Book Week Store benefit Every Child a Reader.

Everything you need to know about our upcoming celebration!

Downloadable bookmarks, activities, and more for 2024 Book Week events coming soon.

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

Explore the amazing themes, materials, and events of the past.

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