PASCO LECTURE with MAINE AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR – MELISSA SWEET

When:
November 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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Where:
Louis T. Graves Memorial Public Library
18 Maine St
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Mary-Lou Boucouvalas
(207) 967-2778

Please join us on Sunday, November 18 at 2:00 p.m. for a special visit with Maine Author/Illustrator Melissa Sweet.  

Ms. Sweet has illustrated over 100 books as well as many toys, puzzles, games for eeBoo. Her work has been in magazines, on greeting cards and as drawings on her living room walls.  She has written four books: Carmine: A Little More Red, a New York Times Best Illustrated book; Tupelo Rides the Rails; Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade, a Sibert Award winner (for informational books) and a NCTE Orbis Pictus winner (for nonfiction).  Her most recent book, Some Writer! The Story of E. B. White, was a New York Times Best Seller and garnered an NCTE Orbis Pictus award.  She has illustrated three books by author Jen Bryant: A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams;  The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus, both garnered Caldecott Honors. A Splash of Red: The Art of Horace Pippin, was a Sibert Award and Orbis Pictus Award winner.  Books will be available for sale and signing.

An afternoon not to miss!

The Pasco Lecture Series is sponsored by the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation, Kennebunk Savings Bank, and the Graves Library Snack Team.  The Library is located at 18 Maine Street, Kennebunkport, Maine.  Please call the Library at (207) 967-2778 for information on this event or other upcoming programs.  Light refreshments will be served.