October 25 - 26, 2008
Saturday 25, 9 am to 6 pm
Sunday 26, 9 am to 3 pm
51 Tamal Vista Blvd. Corte Madera, CA 94925
Bring your family and discover some of the finest Italian children's literature available today. Direct from Italy, over 200 children's books from the country's distinguished publishers will be available. Sponsored by Marin Italians, this event is an unprecedented and rare opportunity to find material that will inspire and enrich children's linguist education.
Saturday Story Time in Italian at 11am and 3pm
Sunday Story Time in English at 11am with Christopher Smith
Homemade biscotti and fresh lemonade
Here are the publishers that will be present at the fair:
Babalibri specializes in literature for preschool and elementary ages. Renown works such as “Il Pallocino Rosso” by author Lela Mari and “Guizzino” by Leo Leonni helped shape the world of children’s literature in the 1970s.
Carthusia Edizioni (Milan)
Founded in 1987 by Patrizia Zerbi, Carthusia Edizioni is an all woman publishing company that designs and publishes educational and informative books for children, educators and parents. Their material includes bilingual and historical works.
A boutique Italian publishing company, Topipittori produces eight to ten picture books for children and young adults each year. The nature of the material focuses on topics for emotional and intellectual development.
Zoolibri (Reggio Emilia)
Zoolibri publishes a broad spectrum of material, such as those related to animation, culture, graphic design, comics, history and more. (emagin)