Famed Horror & Kid’s Writer Coming to Shreveport Book Fair
Listen up bookworms, I've got good news and great news! The good news first: The Shreve Memorial Library Children’s Book Festival is back for 2022! This incredible celebration of literature gives book-lovers in the Shreveport-Bossier City area the chance to explore new books, connect with other avid readers, and meet some of the folks responsible for their favorite stories! The great news? This year, a name synonymous with children's literature in the 90's will be there to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of his incredibly successful series of scary tales.
According to a report from the Shreveport Times, legendary author R.L. Stine will headline the 2022 Shreve Memorial Library Children’s Book Festival! This incredible author has sold more than 400 million copies of his Goosebumps and Fear Street series of children's horror stories like Night of the Living Dummy. Back in 2011, Stine received the honor of being named the ‘Most Prolific Author of Children’s Horror Fiction Novels’ by none other than the Guinness Book of World Records.
Besides meeting the guy that scared our pants off, the event will also feature literary favorites like: Curious George, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Elephant and Piggie, Pete the Cat, and more for kids to meet take pictures with.
The Shreve Memorial Library Children’s Book Festival is set for May 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the LSUS campus and admission is free! For more information, you can visit the official website here.