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Monday, April 15, 2013

Akron Art Museum Workshop

This week, in honor of the Ezra Jack Keats exhibit (which everyone should absolutely go see) at the Akron Art Museum, I have been invited to teach a cut paper and collage workshop for teachers.  The event will be this Thursday from 4-6pm.  Click on the link below to purchase tickets:

I hope to see you there!

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Jon Klassen & Lemony Snicket Event!

Last night I went with two of my picture book critique partners to see Jon Klassen and Lemony Snicket speak about their new book The Dark.  It was hands down the best author/illustrator presentation I have ever seen!  It's so rare to get to see both the author and illustrator together, and these two played off each other so well.  The highlight for me was watching a blindfolded Klassen illustrate The Dark on an easel as Snicket was reading aloud, it was hilarious.  These two will be touring to a few more cities and if you are lucky enough to have them head your way, make sure you don't miss out!!!

Getting my copy of This is Not My Hat
by this year's Caldecott winner
Jon Klassen!