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Bellport & Brookhaven Children's Book Festival 2016

Updated: Mar 2, 2020

Hottest day of the year. Coolest talent in town.

Bellport residents flocked to hear Jessie Hartland, Brian Yanish and Deb Domingos bring children's literature to life in a beautiful garden by the bay.

Poster by illustrator Jessie Hartland.

Jessie Hartland reading her picture book, Night Shift.

Brian Yanish talks about his book, ScrapKins Junk Re-thunk.

Deb Domingos, librarian legend of Brookhaven Free Library, spinning a yarn.

Cartwheel competitions...

Egg & spoon races...

Sack races...

Jessie Hartland's 'How to draw a Poodle'. Love it!

Speed reading...

Deb Domingos leading a sing-a-long as author Brian Yanish helps lines of children make parachutes out of recycled toilet rolls and plastic bags. Upcycle heaven!

Creative Writing & Illustrating Awards were handed to nine clever kids.

One submission for our Creative Writing Contest shows beautiful descriptive writing.

Our gorgeous and generous hostess, Chantal Berman with her grandson.

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