Join us at noon for 2 events, featuring some of our favorite artist!
Because Amelia Smiled
Books of Wonder is overjoyed to welcome back local New York author and artist DAVID EZRA STEIN for the launch of his newest picture book, Because Amelia Smiled. On Saturday, August 8th, you and your young readers and listeners will be the first to hear, see, and experience the joy of this latest work by this talented Caldecott Honor artist. The afternoon starts as DAVID EZRA STEIN introduces Amelia, a girl who is skipping down the street and passing on her radiant smile to everyone she passes. Amelia’s smile takes a journey around the world inspiring joyful events — each captured in the author/artists vibrant and lovely illustrations. Join us at noon as DAVID EZRA STEIN unveils his new book for the first time to the public, takes questions from the audience, and signs copies of all his wonderful work. Ages 3-6. Saturday, August 8th, 12-2pm.
On The Road
Carle Honors Art Auction Preview
September 5 - September 19, 2012
Books of Wonder
18 West 18th Street
New York City
View all of the original works of art donated by 16 of the industry’s most celebrated artists: Eric Carle, Floyd Cooper, Lucy Cousins, Tony DiTerlizzi, Boris Kulikov, Barbara McClintock, Kadir Nelson, Sergio Ruzzier, Peter Sis, Lane Smith, David Ezra Stein, Gabi Swiatkowska, Chris Van Allsburg, Mo Willems, Paul O. Zelinsky, and Lisbeth Zwerger. Absentee bids are encouraged. Click here for an online preview or to bid now.
LATER ON THAT SAME DAY BOOKS OF WONDER IS ONCE AGAIN HONORED AND THRILLED TO HOST AN EXHIBITION OF ALL 16 WORKS OF ART, CREATED AND DONATED BY SOME OF TODAY’S MOST TALENTED PICTURE BOOK ARTISTS, TO BENEFIT THE ERIC CARLE MUSEUM OF PICTURE BOOK ART THOUGH ITS ANNUAL SILENT AUCTION. AND WE INVITE ALL OF YOU TO COME SEE THESE STUNNING PICTURES, MEET SOME OF THEIR AWARD WINNING CREATORS, AND GET BOOKS SIGNED BY THESE TALENTED ARTISTS. So join us in welcoming BORIS KULIKOV, SERGIO RUZZIER, Caldecott Honor Artist PETER SIS, Caldecott Honor Artist DAVID EZRA STEIN, and Caldecott Medalist PAUL O’ZELINSKY and don’t miss this wonder-ful opportunity to meet and greet all these great artists All ages.