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Picture Book Trends: A Curated Reading Workshop

location icon for event Event Location: Hollins University Campus, 7916 Williamson Road, Roanoke, VA, 24020, United States time icon for event Event Time: Monday, June 3, 2024 – Friday, June 7, 2024:
Are you a parent, teacher, or librarian overwhelmed by the prospect of picking out the best new picture books for your young readers? Are you a creator who needs to stay on top of today’s picture book marketplace? If so, let Elizabeth lead you on a curated reading journey. Over the course of five days, Dr. e, will guide you through the picture book submissions for the annual Margaret Wise Brown Prize, identifying current themes and trends, and pointing out the written and visual tricks that make them popular, successful, and beloved. By the end of the week, you will have a solid grasp of the current picture book landscape to better prepare you to recommend books to others or create them yourself. INSTRUCTOR: Elizabeth “e” Dulemba, Ph.D., director, Graduate Programs in Children’s Literature and Illustration at Hollins To learn more about each workshop and register, visit hollins.edu/childrenslit-workshops. QUESTIONS? Contact the graduate programs office at (540) 362-6257 or hugrad@hollins.edu.