Have you ever looked up at the stars and wondered, "What are they?". A young boy named Carl Sagan asked this question and his curiosity lead him to become an astronomer who sent robots up into space to explore the cosmos. Join me to learn more about our place in the space and how being curious can lead to adventure and scientific discovery. STAR…
"Mr. Tanen's Tie Trouble" will be featured on PBS's CampTV this summer! Meet the author & Illustrator of this popular series who will read you these award winning picture books and tell you about the inspiration behind the books.
Over the years, I've set up my illustration studio in spaces of all sizes and have learned a few basic rules along the way. The last thing you need is to stifle your creative output with an inefficient space. Let's talk about how to create a working environment that works best for you.
No matter where you are on the path to publication, you probably have questions - but getting honest answers is a challenge. I'll share strategies that worked for me, tips and techniques from my picture book writing toolbox, and a boatload of encouragement and inspiration.
Melissa Stoller will read the picture book, READY, SET, GORILLA! and discuss using wordplay and puns in writing. Children will leave with several of their own word play words ready for use in their stories.
How do you make the cover? How did you get the pictures? How many revisions did you have to do? Young readers always have so many questions about the book publishing process. I'll give a quick overview with lots of time for participants to ask their own questions.
Let's draw! Award winning author and Illustrator Ryan Estrada has drawn Garfield, Popeye, Star Trek, Flash Gordon, and now he's going to draw with you! Grab some paper and pens! We'll play some illustration games and have a lot of fun!