NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestselling and award-winning publisher DK is proud to announce that it will exhibit at the 11th annual Brooklyn Book Festival, the largest free literary event in New York City, this September 17th and September 18 in downtown Brooklyn. One of America's premier book festivals, Brooklyn Book Festival serves host to a diverse group of book and magazine publishers, features more than 200 national and international authors, and has one festival day dedicated to the celebration of children's literature. Organizers project crowds of 40,000+ will visit the literary marketplace over the course of the weekend.
During Children's Day on Saturday, September 17th, stop by DK booth #24 for new books that encourage readers to build, invent, and discover through kid-safe projects and crafts. From coding games in scratch to making a lemon battery, DK's fall collection builds upon upon STEAM education initiatives (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) and promotes hands-on learning and critical thinking. Titles available for purchase include Maker Lab, a Smithsonian produced activity book that uses household materials to create over 25 science experiments, and Children Just Like Me, a passport guide to the unique ways children live around the world, plus new offerings from the classic DK Readers line. Families can also participate in a trivia contest to win DKfindout! books, a new series full of amazing images, quizzes, and cutting-edge information kids need to know about their favorite subjects.
On Sunday, September 18th, visit DK Booth #319 in the main exhibitor area for an exclusive preview of its top holiday picks that celebrate Star Wars™, LEGO®, American Girl®, and Marvel, available to purchase in an assortments of popular formats, including sticker collections and ultimate visual guides. In addition to books, visitors to the booth can pick up free bookmarks, coding kits, and stickers and participate in an interactive photo display featuring the Marvel comic character, Hulk.
Saturday, September 17, 2016 (10am-4pm)
MetroTech Commons, Downtown Brooklyn
Sunday, September 18, 2016 (10am-6pm)
Brooklyn Borough Hall
DK is the bestselling and award-winning publisher known for informing, entertaining, and educating global audiences through beautifully designed content. DK also publishes the Eyewitness series for children and Eyewitness Travel Guides. Prima Games, Alpha Books, and Rough Guides are also available from DK, a division of Penguin Random House, www.dk.com.
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