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Naomi C. Chase Lecture 2017 with Melissa Sweet
Wed, April 12, 2017, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM CDT
Melissa Sweet has illustrated many award-winning books, including two Caldecott Honor books: A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams and The Right Word: Peter Mark Roget and His Thesaurus, both by Jen Bryant. She wrote and illustrated Carmine: A Little More Red, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book, and Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade, which garnered a Sibert Medal.
Melissa’s first chapter book biography, Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White, came out in 2016. She lives in Maine.
6:15-7:00 Melissa Sweet, "The Way I See It: The Art of Illustration and Biography"
7:00-7:30 Book Signing
This annual event is free and open to the public. It is co-sponsored by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, the College of Education and Human Development, the University of Minnesota, Kerlan Friends, and the Children's Literature Research Collection, Andersen Library, University of Minnesota.