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October 2019

Storytime with Roger Mello at Roscoe Books

October 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Roscoe Books, 2142 W Roscoe St
Chicago, IL 60618 United States
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Please join us for an interactive reading with Roger Mello, Brazilian author of Charcoal Boys! Roger will be discussing his latest book, alongside favorites like You Can’t Be Too Careful! and Feather. Roger Mello has illustrated over 100 titles – 22 of which he also wrote – and his unique style and adroit sense of color continues to push the boundaries of children’s book illustration. Rather than relying on written narrative to tell the story, Mello invites his young readers to fill the gaps…

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Storytime with Roger Mello at 57th Street Books

October 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
57th Street Books, 1301 E 57th St.
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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Please join us on October 20th for a reading with beloved children’s author, Roger Mello. Roger Mello will be presenting his new book, Charcoal Boys, which explores the intertwining lives of a hornet and a boy, offering a vital glimpse into a world of Brazil’s coal mines. Through the wasp we observe the hardships the little boy faces, from his work at the furnaces to his relationships with the other workers. Mello allows the little boy’s strength and resilience to shine…

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Roger Mello at the IBBY Regional Conference

October 25, 2019 @ 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm
AT&T Conference & Hotel Center, 1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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On the IBBY Info Session on Awards and Festivals panel, Roger speaks about being a repeat recipient of the IBBY awards and being a judge for international awards. Roger will also be available from 8:00-8:30 pm for autographs. Roger Mello has illustrated over 100 titles – 22 of which he also wrote – and his unique style and adroit sense of color continues to push the boundaries of children’s book illustration. Rather than relying on written narrative to tell the…

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Roger Mello at the IBBY Regional Conference

October 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
AT&T Conference & Hotel Center, 1900 University Avenue
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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Roger Mello leads a book discussion group dedicated to his latest publication, Charcoal Boys. Beginning at 12:15, Roger will be available for autographs. Roger Mello has illustrated over 100 titles – 22 of which he also wrote – and his unique style and adroit sense of color continues to push the boundaries of children’s book illustration. Rather than relying on written narrative to tell the story, Mello invites his young readers to fill the gaps with imagination. Mello has won…

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April 2020

Opening Reception for Ingrid Godon’s Faces

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
C.G. Boerner, 526 W 26th St, #304
New York, NY 10001 United States
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Free

Ingrid Godon, the illustrator of Elsewhere Editions' I Wish, with words by Toon Tellegen, is exhibiting her work in a new show entitled Faces at C.G. Boerner. The opening reception will take place on April 22, 7:00pm-9:00pm. Refreshments will be served. The pop-up exhibition runs from April 21 to May 5. Ingrid Godon is a Dutch children’s book illustrator. A born observer, her evocative drawings are charged with great seriousness and strangeness, with immense compassion for ordinary people. She was…

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