Children’s Book Illustrator Series: Jessie Sima
Jun 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Suggested Ages: 2-3 to 11-14
Meet children’s book illustrator and author Jessie Sima, creator of Not Quite Narwhal, and learn about her creative processes. She will read her new book Love, Z about a robot discovering the meaning of love and give a presentation about his or her artwork and practice. Following the reading, families will create their own works of art inspired by the book and its illustrations. Each ticket also includes a complimentary copy of the book, which will be signed at the event.
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