Boston Common
Boston, Massachusetts 02115

The 2008 Boston Globe Children’s Book Festival will take place from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 6, 2008 at on the Parade Grounds of the Boston Common in Boston, Mass. The event, to be held rain or shine, is targeted towards children up to age ten and is free and open to the public.

Among the more notable performers entertaining on the main stage will be singer song writer, Lisa Loeb, performing from her second children’s album, Camp Lisa. Loeb broke into the music scene when her song Stay (I Miss You) was popularized in the 1994 movie Reality Bites. She began her transition into a children’s entertainer in 2003 with her debut children’s album Catch the Moon. Videos from this album have been featured on children’s network Noggin TV.

The 2008 Boston Globe Children’s Book Festival is presented by Target. Additional sponsors and partners include WGBH, Read Boston, Boston Public Library, Bell Foundation, Project Joy, Jump Start, Garelick Farms, Tufts Medical Center and Owens Corning, The Boston Celtics, ReadBoston, The Boston Public Library and the City of Boston Parks & Recreation Department.

In addition to author readings, there will be musical performances, appearances by costumed characters, interactive activities, puppet shows and author signings. The larger-than-life Target “Big Red Chair,” which measures almost five feet wide and serves as the symbol of Target’s national reading program Ready. Sit. Read!, also will be on-stage throughout the festival.

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Added by [email protected] on August 5, 2008

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