Friday, February 18, 2011

Book Maker's Dozen at Sparkhouse in South Orange

Please join the Book Maker's Dozen as we do workshops and demonstrations to kick off our exhibition of limited edition prints at Sparkhouse Studios in South Orange, NJ.
SUNDAY March 6th 4-6PM
For more information please call 973-821-5227 or email

Thursday, February 17, 2011

The Art of the Picture Book- Reception March 4

Please come out and have a toast with us!
Friday, March 4, from 6-8 pm
PowerHouse Arena, 37 Main St. Brooklyn, NY

On the occasion of Verge Art Brooklyn, the first-ever Brooklyn art fair, powerHouse Arena and The Book Maker’s Dozen present The Art of the Picture Book. As part of our ongoing mission to raise awareness of the art and craft of book making, the Book Maker’s Dozen will have original drawings and paintings from some of their most beloved picture books on display and for sale at powerHouse Arena.

Monday, February 14, 2011

All the Way To America trailer 2

This is the second trailer for Dan Yaccarino's picture book, All the Way To America: The Story of A Big Italian Family and A Little Shovel.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Valentine's Day Missed Connections Party

Sophie Blackall's grown-up paintings from her Missed Connections blog will be on display for one night only at The New York Transit Museum's Valentine's Day party.
It's free, open to the public, with Poems by New York Times Metro writer Alan Feuer, Music by Left on Red and Heidi Kole and refreshments thanks to Brooklyn Brewery and 5th Avenue Chocolatiere.

Monday February 14, 6 – 8 pm

New York Transit Museum
Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street in Brooklyn Heights

Hope to see you there!

Friday, February 4, 2011

Dan Yaccarino at Reading Rocks!

February 12- Bring the entire family to the 10th Annual "Reading Rocks" brunch at Ridglea Country Club, which honors children's book artist and illustrator Dan Yaccarino, perhaps best known for creating the Oswald series. The event benefits the I Have a Dream Foundation Fort Worth and features entertainment, arts and crafts and fun photo opps. $50 adults; $20 kids. For more information, call 817-738-0212.

New Interview With Dan Yaccarino!

Read the interview in Publisher's Weekly with Dan Yaccarino about his new picture book

BAMkids Film Festival

My book THE CURIOUS GARDEN has been turned into a Carnegie Medal winning short animated film using my original artwork. The film, and seven other films from around the world, will be screened this Saturday, February 5th at 11am at the BAMkids Film Fest in Brooklyn. I'll be there for a Q&A and a book signing.

Click HERE for all the details and come say hello!


Tuesday, February 1, 2011