American Dreamer: Robert McCloskey & the Art of the Picture Book

LUntitledeonard S. Marcus 

Wednesday, April 16 @ 7.30pm

Harry T. Wilks Conference Center, Miami University Hamilton

Robert McCloskey crafted iconic images of childhood, family and community life as he elevated the children’s book to an authentic art form. In this illustrated talk, the nation’s leading historian of children’s literature explores the career of an artist-storyteller born in Hamilton who won two Caldecott Medals. This event is co-sponsored by the Lane Libraries as part of the Robert McCloskey Centennial.

  • Free public event. Reception to follow.

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