Usborne Book Fair joins the Woodlands Children’s Museum for literary journey Aug 12

Published 07/29/2016


THE WOODLANDS, Texas - The Woodlands Children's Museum invites young minds to go on an adventure – by simply turning the pages of a book.

The nonprofit is hosting the Usborne Book Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 12, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13.

Usborne Books was established in 1973 by Peter Usborne, who created a line of entertaining nonfiction books for children. He was a patron of READ International, a charity that delivers books to schools in Tanzania, and established the Usborne Foundation to help develop early literacy.

“By shopping at the book fair, you can actually help the museum earn free titles that we will share in our Shadow Puppet Theatre and Storybook Theatre,” Angela Colton, the museum’s executive director, said. “We hope everyone will come out for this fantastic event.”

The Woodlands Children’s Museum is open seven days a week during the summer. Daily admission of $6 per person 1 year and older. The museum is recommended for ages 7 and under.

To learn more about The Woodlands Children’s Museum, its hours of operation and ways to support the nonprofit, visit or call 281-465-0955. The museum is always looking for sponsors or partners for events. Follow the museum’s Twitter handle @thewoodlandscm.

The Woodlands Children’s Museum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, empowering and exciting children and their families in lifelong learning and discovery. The Museum also provides multi-ethnic and multicultural experiences encouraging children to celebrate and embrace cultural and global differences and strengthen common bonds. Year-round, hands-on activities – from reading and art to science and magic – are all intended to make a positive difference in the life of a child. The museum also offers free admission to military personnel and their families and is a proud member of the Blue Star Museums Program.


Attached photo courtesy The Woodlands Children’s Museum.

Take a literary journey with Angela Colton and her fun-loving staff at The Woodlands Children’s Museum at the Usborne Book Fair on Friday, Aug. 12, and Saturday, Aug. 13.

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