Monday, September 28, 2020

Kid Writers Live with Lulu Delacre TONIGHT

What a wonderful opportunity! Don't miss this live event with the most wonderful author, Lulu Delacre. I've worked with her before on various projects and she is simply the loveliest person. And SO great with children. Her books are treasures that should be in every Hispanic family's home library. 


Join children's author and illustrator Lulu Delacre tonight (Monday, Sept 28th) at 6 pm ET as she answers 10 questions with a story, anecdote, book reading, visual demonstration, and/or a look around her studio.

From the event page:

Three-time Pura Belpré Award honoree Lulu Delacre has been writing and illustrating children's books since 1980. The New York Times Bestselling artist was born and raised in Puerto Rico to Argentinean parents. Delacre says her Latino heritage and her life experiences inform her work. Her 42 titles include Arroz con Leche: Popular Songs and Rhymes from Latin America, a Horn Book Fanfare Book in print for over 30 years. Her bilingual picture book ¡Olinguito, de la A a la Z! Descubriendo el bosque nublado; Olinguito, from A to Z! Unveiling the Cloud Forest and her story collection Us, in Progress: Short Stories About Young Latinos have received multiple starred reviews and awards. Among her latest works are the art of Turning Pages by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and Luci Soars. Delacre has lectured internationally and served as a juror for the National Book Awards. She has exhibited at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, The Original Art Show at the Society of Illustrators in New York, the Museum of Art of Puerto Rico, and the Zimmerli Art Museum among other venues. Reading is Fundamental honored her with a Champion of Children’s Literacy Award. For more visit her at Find her @luludelacre.

This online event is hosted by Enoch Pratt Free Library, Carroll County Public Library, Prince George's County Memorial Library System, and Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County. 

How to access it:

Visit the Facebook event page to find the link and register for this FREE event.