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2023 Children’s Book Week Theme and Poster Revealed on PW

February 17, 2023

“Hoping to ignite the flame that inspires young readers to make a difference, the Children’s Book Council and Every Child a Reader have released the slogan for this year’s Children’s Book Week, “Read Books. Spark Change.”

“We felt that this theme was particularly apt for the times and speaks to the power that books and stories have to inspire positive change,” said associate executive director Shaina Birkhead. “Books can spark change with an individual reader, a family, a classroom, or a whole community.”

The 2023 event, which will be held May 1–7 and November 6–12, marks the fifth year of hosting two week-long celebrations, with a special educator kit offered in the fall.”

Read the full story at Publisher’s Weekly.

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