Traverse City Children’s Book Festival is a celebration of children, families, community and literacy, and provides an opportunity to obtain books the kids. It occurs on the 2nd Saturday in November at the TC Opera House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The audience is children, parents, grandparents, writers, book sellers, and anyone interested in early literacy. Typical child age is infancy to 10 years old, but there is fun for all ages including free entertainment and activities. The festival is another community asset promoting early preparation for successful reading.