Today we share the speech author Patricia Newman gave last month at the Sibert Committee lunch at ALA. She received the Sibert Honor for Sea Otter Heroes: The Predators That Saved an Ecosystem. Read More
By Danielle Carnito, Trade Art Director
Last month, I had the opportunity to travel to the 2017 American Library Association (ALA) conference. In between the whirlwind of meetings, celebrations, events, signings, and running—literally running—to and from various rooms to hear ALA celebrity librarians and authors pontificate about topics dear to us book people, I found design inspiration in some unlikely places. I also found and (finally) met in person the award-winning illustrator, R. Gregory Christie.