Poster 2018


The official 2018 Children’s Book Week poster designed by Jillian Tamaki!

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(Back, plus activities. Disponible en Español)

This year’s poster is designed by Jillian Tamaki, the co-creator of Caldecott Honor and Printz Award winning This One Summer. The 2018 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.

For hi-res images please download them from our Dropbox here.

Interested in receiving copies of the poster to display and give to kids? Bookstores, schools, and libraries can sign up here to become official event locations for Children’s Book Week! Email with questions.

NEW! Two Activity pages in Spanish

Share the fun with these tweets and Facebook posts:

  • Yipee! The free @EveryChildRead Children’s Book Week poster by Jillian Tamaki is up at! Download yours here: @01FirstSecond @macmillankids @dirtbagg #CBW18
  • Join @EveryChildRead in celebration of the 99th annual Children’s Book Week, April 30-May 6, 2018! Download a free poster, bookmarks, activities & more at #CBW18

Children’s Book Week is April 30 – May 6, 2018!

Jillian Tamaki

About Jillian Tamaki

Jillian Tamaki is an illustrator and comics artist living in Toronto, Ontario. She is the co-creator, with her cousin Mariko Tamaki, of Skim and This One Summer, the latter of which won a Caldecott Honor and Printz Award in 2015. Her own graphic novels include SuperMutant Magic Academy and Boundless. Her first picture book, They Say Blue, which explores our perception and experience of the natural world, will be released in 2018. Learn more at

About Children’s Book Week

Launched in 1919, Children’s Book Week will commemorate its 99th anniversary in May 2018. 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.

Photo credit: Copyright Emma McIntyre

More Resources and FAQs

Everything you need to know about our upcoming celebration!

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