Special Saturday Storytime: Comics for Kids with TOON Books
Saturday, September 06 2008, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
McNally Jackson Books
52 Prince St.
(b/t Lafayette & Mulberry)
New York, NY 10012
Eleanor Davis, author of Stinky
Dean Haspiel, co-creator of Mo and Jo
will be introduced by TOON Books editor Francoise Mouly and Advisor Art Spiegelman
McNally Jackson Saturday Storytime ends its summer hiatus with its second comics edition! Eleanor Davis will show pictures on the big screen to tell her story of a boy and a monster. Artist Dean Haspiel will share his story and pictures about squabbling siblings with superpowers. Afterward kids and artists will draw their own comics together. The authors will be introduced by the publishers of TOON Books: Art Spiegelman (author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel Maus) and Francoise Mouly (art editor for The New Yorker.)
A special encounter with the artists and eye opener to the pleasure of books and comics for kids 4 and up.