Special Storytime and Book Launch with Michelle Markel and Barbara McClintock
Artists & Authors
Free with Museum admission
Tomfoolery!: Randolph Caldecott and the Rambunctious Coming-of-Age of Children’s Books
Author Michelle Markel and illustrator Barbara McClintock talk about their new picture book bio about Randolph Caldecott, the artist who revolutionized picture books for children and for whom the prestigious Caldecott medal is named. Copies of Tomfoolery! will be on sale at the event, before the official November publication date - snag a sneak preview copy!
Book signing to follow program. Can’t make the event? You may reserve signed books online.
Who You'll Meet
Michelle Markel is the author of acclaimed literary nonfiction picture books for children. Her books have received several awards including the PEN Steven Kroll Picture Book Writing Award, Bank Street College’s Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, the Jane Addams’ Book Award for Younger Readers and the Parents’ Choice Gold Award.
Barbara McClintock is an illustrator and author of over 40 books for children. Her books have received numerous awards and citations, including five New York Times Best Illustrated Picture Book Awards, three ALA Notable Book Citations, a Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor Award, and two Golden Kite Honor Awards.