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Saturday Stories: Illustrator-led Workshops for Children & Families : Featuring Paul O. Zelinsky

September 21, 2019

On Saturday, September 21, join award-winning children’s book illustrator Paul O. Zelinsky. Paul will introduce himself and his variety of award winning books. Then he will tell about the making of his popular moving-parts book The Wheels on the Bus, and demonstrate how the parts work. Workshop participants will all get a chance to make their own moving-parts illustration!! 

Good for all ages 5 and up!

About the Artist:
Paul O. Zelinsky’s illustrations have won wide acclaim and many awards, including the Caldecott Medal for his Rapunzel; and three Caldecott Honors, for Hansel and Gretel, Rumpelstiltskin, and Swamp Angel.  He is the most recent recipient of the Society of Illustrators’ Original Art Lifetime Achievement Award for Illustrator, and is 2018’s Carle Honoree for Artist, a recognition from the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.  His movable book “The Wheels on the Bus” is a perennial favorite among toddlers, and newer books he illustrated, such as Z is for Moose and Toys Meet Snow, have also been hits.  He serves on the Advisory Board of SCBWI and co-chairs PEN America’s Children’s and Young Adult Books Committee. Known for his books’ variety of style and genre, Zelinsky says “I think I am recognized for being unrecognizable.” He lives with his wife in Brooklyn, NY.

RSVP required.
$25 covers admission and workshop for 1 adult + 1 child. Additional children are $10/each.

While you’re here, visit our dining room and patio for lunch or refreshments. Open 11:00am – 3:00pm.


September 21, 2019
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