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National Book Festival: It’s Just About That Time…

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Captain Underpants, the minimally clad superhero, greets fans on the Expo floor at the 2018 National Book Festival. Photo: David Rice.

The Library’s National Book Festival is almost upon us — it’s Saturday, Aug. 31 — and we wanted to remind you of how much fun awaits. I mean, like in this shot from last year, can you really say you’ve lived until you’ve posed for a happy snap with Captain Underpants?

Or, just hung out at the Children’s Purple Stage for most of the day?

Visitors at the Children’s Purple stage listen to a presentation at the 2018 NBF. Photo: Claire Gardiner.

Didn’t think so. We’re looking forward to seeing you at this year’s festival!

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  1. Its time children are given such platforms so that it keeps them away from internet and smartphone for some time atleast.


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