Children’s Literary Salon – Acts of Mischief: Editor Patti Lee Gauch and the State of the Picture Book
The Children’s Literary Salon is back in full swing and is delighted to invite you to our free program at NYPL on Saturday, September 15th at 2:00 p.m.
Editor Patti Lee Gauch and the State of the Picture Book
The picture book has long been a favorite of both children and adults. But why do some picture books stand transcend? Do they begin, as an Act of Mischief – with design and color as well as idea? And what about the creators themselves? Did the mischief begin with them? Using examples from some of the best loved picture books, Patricia Lee Gauch, editor of three Caldecott medal winning books, will bring new understanding to this popular genre.
This talk will be held in the South Court Auditorium in the main branch of New York Public Library. Anyone is free to attend. The more the merrier!
For more information you can email me or view the announcement on the NYPL website.
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About Betsy Bird
Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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