Catch That Cookie! A Conversation with David Small and Hallie Durand
Aug 29, 2014 12:07:57 PM
Kalamazoo, MI –
Kalamazoo Public Library
is pleased to present a Conversation
with David Small and Hallie Durand on Wednesday, September 10, 6 pm at Central Library.
David Small is the Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator of
more than fifty picture books, among them So, You Want to Be President?, Imogene's
Antlers, and several written by his wife Sarah Stewart, including The
Gardener, The Library, and The Friend.
He is also the creator of National Book Award Finalist and New York
Times Bestselling Graphic Memoir Stitches.
Hallie Durand is the author of six books for children, including the Dessert
First trilogy, Mitchell's License and Mitchell
Goes Bowling, and now - along with David - CATCH THAT COOKIE!, a
romp of a picture book that stars preschooler Marshall, as he is transformed
from a skeptic to a believer in magic, with the help of a cast of gingerbread
men, new for this holiday season.
Hallie Durand is the pen name for Holly McGhee, the celebrated founder of
Pippin Properties, Inc, a boutique literary agency in New York City. Clients
include David Small and his wife Sarah Stewart, National Ambassador for
children's literature and 2014 Newberry Medalist Kate DiCamillo, 2013 Newberry
Medalist Katherine Applegate, 2013 National Book Award Finalists Kathi Appelt
and Adrian Matejka, Jandy Nelson, David Ezra Stein, Jon Agee, Dorreen Cronin,
Betsy Lewin, Kate & Jim McMullan and the late William Steig. She and David
have worked and laughed together for the past fifteen years, and now have a
collaboration of their own.
Come meet David, Hallie / Holly, and Sarah. David and Holly will talk about
their creative partnership as artist and agent and about their journey together
over the past decade. A one-of-a-kind opportunity to ask them questions and
talk to them candidly about the publishing experience.
MEDIA: Schedule an interview with Davide Hallie/Holly and
Sarah with Caitlin Miller, Publicity Department, Penguin Young Readers Group,
212-414-3603 or email: CMiller@penguinrandomhouse.com.
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