Media Credit: Desiree Halpern | Hatchet Staff Photographer

Seven-year-old Bryana colors a mural at the PBS Kids tent during the National Book Festival on Sunday. While parents listened to national bestsellers like Margaret Atwood and Khaled Hossaini, children at the weekend-long festival met characters from PBS Kids programs, made crafts and listened to storytellers. The annual event draws hundreds of visitors to the National Mall each fall.

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