BookExpo: Viola Davis Joins Children's Book & Author Breakfast Lineup

Academy Award-winning actress Viola Davis, known for her roles in Fences, The Help, How to Get Away with Murder and more, will be the final speaker at BookExpo's Children's Book & Author Breakfast on Friday, June 1. Davis will talk about her upcoming picture book, Corduroy Takes a Bow, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Corduroy series and will be published on September 4 by Viking Books for Young Readers. She rounds out a lineup of speakers that includes Dave Eggers (What Can a Citizen Do?), Meg Medina (Merci Suarez Changes Gears) and Yuyi Morales (Dreamers), with Jacqueline Woodson (Brown Girl Dreaming) slated to host.

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