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Jax Book Fest

2019 Jax Book Fest at the Jacksonville Public Library, Main Branch banner image

Applications are now open for local author tables for Jax Book Fest Feb. 23, 2019. Apply now through Nov. 30, 2018 at jplfoundation.org/jaxbookfest

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Featured Authors

R.L. Stine

Image of the writer R.L Stein who is a guest at the Jax Book Fest 2019 at the Jacksonville Public Library

Stine’s Goosebumps series for young people has sold over 300 million copies in this country alone and has become a publishing phenomenon in 32 languages around the world. As recognized by USA Today, R.L. Stine was the best-selling author in America for three years in a row (1993- 95). The Guinness Book of World Records cited him as the best-selling series author in history.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mike Thaler

Image of the author Mike Thaler who is a guest at the Jax Book Fest 2019 at the Jacksonville Public Library

Mike has produced over 200 published books for children and is known as "America's Riddle King."  He has also been called "The Court Jester of Children's Literature." Mike has produced many well known and loved characters in children's literature.  He was the creator of "The Letterman" for the PBS Electric Company series.

 

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