W. Va. Book Festival Hosts Award-winning Children’s Book Illustrator

Award-winning children’s book illustrator Brian Floca will be one of the guests at this year’s West Virginia Book Festival.

Floca wrote and illustrated “Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11”, which won a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year, and a Society of Illustrators Silver Medal winner for the author.

The West Virginia Book Festival is an annual two-day event celebrating books and reading. The event features book signings, author readings, writing workshops and panel discussions. There are also plenty of fun reading activities for children.

This year’s festival will be taking place on the 22nd and 23rd of Octber 2011 at the Charleston Civic Center. Admission to the festival is free!