Mary Jane Begin and the Library of the Early Mind
Mary Jane Begin (Senior Critic, Illustration), Natalie Babbitt (Tuck Everlasting; Knee-Knock Rise), and Chris Van Allsburg (The Polar Express; Jumanji) will join Rhode Island filmmakers Edward J. Delaney and Steven Withrow in a panel discussion following a screening of their film “Library of the Early Mind”. This feature-length documentary exploring children’s literature will be shown at the Metcalf Auditorium on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The screening, which is free and open to the public, is in partnership with RISD’s Department of Illustration and the Providence Children’s Film Festival.
Begin and fellow RISD Illustration alums, Kelly Murphy and Alison Paul will participate in a book signing at Barrington Books’ Annual Children’s Book Author and Illustrator Event on Saturday, October 30th, 10-12:00pm. Event also featuring Show during the last week of October. Interviews with authors and illustrators of the event will be broadcast on the Rhode Show during the last week of October.