Frecklebox is spreading the word about a new community event that encourages reading and helps support small childrens’ bookstores at the same time!
Check out Kids Otter Read Day — this Bay Area event is being hosted at bookstores all around the bay. Click here to find a participating bookstore near you: http://kidsotterread.com/kor/Kids_Otter_Read_Day.html
Event description: On May 16th the Northern California Children’s Bookseller’s Association will sponsor the first-ever KIDS OTTER READ DAY AROUND THE BAY, a celebration of children’s booksellers, children’s books authors, children’s book illustrators,and, most importantly, children’s book lovers. Open to readers of all ages, Kids Otter Read Day will feature appearances by local children’s authors and illustrators from 1pm to 3pm at more than 10 independent bookstores around the San Francisco Bay Area.