Dav Pilkey, the creator of the popular Captain Underpants series introduces his newest character, Dog Man, the crime-biting canine who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!Local children's bookstore Little Shop of Stories will also announce the 2016 book for its community wide reading initiative On The Same Page.Children will have the chance for photo-ops with Captain Underpants and Dog Man. In addition, there will be lots of fun prizes and giveaways!Tickets for the Kidnote address are free but will be limited to four per person. They can be picked up at Little Shop of Stories or by calling (404) 373-6300.
Families will have a chance to dress up and attend two parades during the AJC Decatur Book Festival.Give your kids a good reason to rise early that weekend by encouraging them to dress up as their favorite historical figure on Saturday (Sept. 3). Lineup begins at the Community Bandstand on the Decatur Square at 9:30 a.m.Kids are asked to dress as their "nerdiest selves" and line up at the Decatur Community Bandstand at 11:30 a.m. Sunday (Sept. 4).Both parades will end at the Decatur Recreation Center, where the Children's Stage will be located.You don't have to dress up to participate in either parade.9:30 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 3), 11:30 a.m. Sunday (Sept. 4). Free. Community Bandstand at Decatur Square, 101 E. Court Square, Decatur.