Be a Star of Storytime: 10 Elements of Beloved Pictures Books with Scott Magoon

Join Porter Square Books and the Parent-Child Home Program for a presentation by childrens book author and illustrator Scott Magoon. Scott will present ten common characteristics of excellent picture books, showing examples of each. This presentation will be useful to parents and educators looking to select quality picture books for their children and students.

The Parent-Child Home Program
helps families challenged by poverty, limited education, language and literacy barriers, and other obstacles to school success prepare their children to enter school ready to be in the classroom.

Scott Magoon is the illustrator of many books for young readers, including Big Mean Mike by Michelle Knudsen; Kara LaReau’s Rabbit and Squirrel and Ugly Fish, which was a CCBC Blue Ribbon winner; The Luck of the Loch Ness Monster by Alice Flaherty, which was named to the 2009-2010 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List; Otto Grows Down by Michael Sussman; and Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal. He is also both the author and illustrator of Hugo & Miles; I’ve Painted Everything; and Mystery Ride. The art director at a major children’s publisher, he lives in the Boston area with his wife and two sons.
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Porter Square Shopping Center
25 White Street
02140 Cambridge