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PHOTOS: 2009 Decatur Book Festival closing day

Skippyjon Jones: a big deal. AJC/Jamie Gumbrecht

I spent the day wandering the Decatur Book Festival, heading from reading to signing to launch to meeting to, well, Raging Burrito, to trivia to concert to picnic. Here were a few of the things I saw. Share your favorite book festival moments in the comments!

Bookzilla shoes! AJC/Jamie Gumbrecht

Sweet AlizAbeth performed during the closing picnic. AJC/Jamie Gumbrecht

Brigid Choi of The Wren's Nest Publishing Co. launched its magazine and drew people in to a literary salon with free food, live music and readings. AJC/Jamie Gumbrecht

Will Pearson, president of Mental Floss, asked Miriam Sokolow, 16, to name whether a quote came from Angelina Jolie or Gandhi. It's tougher than you think. AJC/Jamie Gumbrecht

Not old enough to read? No problem — there were a lot of balloons and bubbles. Here, 2-year-old Benjamin Reynolds caught a few. AJC/Jamie Gumbrecht

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September 7th, 2009
11:45 pm

Great photos from the Decatur Book Festival. This was our first and we had a blast. Next year, we will attend 2 days.


September 7th, 2009
2:27 am

our family had a great time..already looking forward to next year


September 7th, 2009
1:25 am

rich, i’m sure your heart is in the right place, but please don’t put your personal address up online for strangers to read like that.