Picture Books: Visual Storytelling,
with Jennifer Morris

Saturday, May 16, 2020

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Thayer Memorial Library, 717 Main Street, Lancaster, Massachusetts

Do you like to draw? Are you interested in illustrating books for children? Children’s picture books are more than just books full of pretty pictures; they are a form of visual storytelling. Picture books weave images and words together to form a rich narrative. Learn how to use your artistic skills to convey more than you can with words alone. We will discuss techniques that will strengthen your visual storytelling abilities and help you be a better picture book creator.

Jennifer Morris is an award-winning illustrator and children’s book author. Most recently she is the author and illustrator of the Flubby the Cat easy-reader series published by Penguin Random House. She has illustrated hundreds of educational products, children’s magazines, greeting cards, and more. She is the author and/or illustrator of numerous picture books. She is published by Scholastic, Penguin Random House, Highlights and others. Her best-selling book, May I Please Have a Cookie? has sold over one million copies.