An Afternoon with Tomie dePaola
Beloved and award-winning author and illustrator Tomie dePaola will discuss his work and inspirations with author Rebecca Rule at a free event hosted by the New Hampshire Humanities Council’s Connections adult literacy program on Saturday, April 18 at 2 p.m. at the Concord City Auditorium. This event is one of the Humanities Council’s 40 signature events in celebration of four decades of connecting people with ideas. It is free and open to all, but tickets are required. Reserve your seats here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-afternoon-with-tomie-depaola-tickets-15982760868
WMUR's Sean McDonald will open the event with a special presentation to Tomie on his 50th year in publishing.
Tomie dePaola is the creator of many classic characters including Strega Nona. More than 15 million copies of his books have been sold worldwide. He has been awarded the Smithson Medal from the Smithsonian Institution and the 2011 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his “substantial and lasting contributions to literature for children.” His books have been named Caldecott and Newbery Honor Books in addition to many other awards.
Mr. dePaola be available after his talk to sign copies of his books, which will be available for sale at the Concord City Auditorium courtesy of Gibson's Bookstore. Gibson’s will donate a percentage of their sales at the event to Connections.
This event is generously underwritten by TD Bank and The Rowley Agency.
Learn more about Mr. dePaola and his work on his website: www.tomie.com.Visit Event Website for More Info