Kid Lit Profiles: Tomi Ungerer

Ungerer picture books

Recently I had the distinct pleasure of viewing Tomi Ungerer: All in One, the current exhibit at the Drawing Center. I say distinct pleasure because I went sans child—which means I was actually able to read all the captions in the exhibit. And I’m glad I did because Ungerer has a fascinating life story, and even though I originally intended to feature NYC based authors and illustrators on this blog, Continue reading Kid Lit Profiles: Tomi Ungerer

Maurice Sendak

outside over there sendak

New York City is home to countless talented authors and artists who create books for children. This post is the first in a series I plan to do featuring children’s book authors/illustrators who hail from NYC—past and present. It only seems fitting to kick of the series with perhaps the most beloved and recognized children’s book artist, Maurice Sendak. Sendak passed away last year at the age of 83 so Continue reading Maurice Sendak