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In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak: Children's Literature 101 - Oct. 5

Resources to supplement Rohrbach Library's exhibit and events, Aug 29 - Oct 14, 2011

Words and pictures: How an editor, author, and illustrator work together to create a children's book

Wednesday, October 5  -  7pm  -  Rohrbach Library, Room 100B

What does it take to put together a professionally published children’s book?  Editor Juliana Hanford joins author-illustrator team Mara Rockliff and Amy Wummer to talk about the process of creating a chapter book series, from the first brainstorming sessions all the way to final layouts. Bring your questions about the children’s publishing industry!

Juliana Hanford is a senior editor at Kane Press. Current projects include Barbara deRubertis’s Animal Antics A-Z as well as The Milo & Jazz Mysteries. She is also the author of Werewolf Moon.

KU alumna Amy Wummer has illustrated many books for children, including the popular Horrible Harry series, Louis Sachar’s Marvin Redpost books, and The Milo & Jazz Mysteries. Her illustrations frequently appear on the cover of Highlights magazine. 

Mara Rockliff is the author of The Milo & Jazz Mysteries, under the pen name Lewis B. Montgomery. Other recent titles include the picture book The Busiest Street in Town (Knopf) and a nonfiction book for teens, Get Real: What Kind of World Are You Buying? (Running Press).

The Milo and Jazz Mysteries, and other books by Mara Rockliff & Amy Wummer

Visit Kane Press's The Milo & Jazz Mysteries page, or click the covers below to find out about these books by Mara Rockliff and Amy Wummer.