D.B. Johnson, Illustrator of Henry Hikes to Fitchburg

Wednesday, July 610:30—11:15 AMChildren's GardenMain Branch129 Main Street, Concord, MA, 01742

Meet acclaimed Children's illustrator, D.B. Johnson! Learn about his life and his work illustrating children's books. With the publication in 2000 of his first illustrated children’s book, Henry Hikes to Fitchburg, D.B. Johnson has made a distinct mark in the world of children’s literature by introducing kids to the important ideas and work of the likes of Henry David Thoreau, George Orwell, M. C. Escher and René Magritte. In addition to the praise he has earned for his original picture-book stories, Johnson’s art has won numerous awards, including The Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for Best Picture Book, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book, and a Publishers Weekly Best Book award.

D.B Johnson will read one of his books, show children how to draw Henry,  and answer questions. Children are invited to bring their own copies of D.B. Johnson's books from home and get them autographed by the author!

Recommended for ages 4 and up.

This event is generously sponsored by The Friends of the Concord Free Public Library.

No Registration Required