Meet Jon Klassen, an award winning author and illustrator of best selling picture books including I Want My Hat Back and This Is Not My Hat. He is going to share the stories behind his stories, do a live drawing demonstration and inspire children to tap into their own creativity.
A little about Jon:
Jon is a writer/illustrator of children’s books and an animator. His picture book This is Not My Hat won him both the American Caldecott Medal and the British Kate Greenaway Medal for children’s book illustration. He is the first person to win both awards for the same work.
This Is Not My Hat is a companion to Klassen’s preceding picture book, I Want My Hat Back (2011), and his first as both writer and illustrator. Both books were on the New York Times Best Seller list for more than 40 weeks and has sold over 1 million copies worldwide and been translated into 22 languages.
Jon has also worked as an illustrator for animated films, music videos, and editorial pieces. Originally from Niagara Falls, Canada, he now lives in Los Angeles.
This event is reccomended for parents with children between 5 and 10 years old
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm