We Dream A World: Author Event

Join in an event with Denene Millner, along with award-winning illustrators Charly Palmer and Cozbi A. Cabrera for a discussion about how they craft images of Black children and families in their work, the art of making children’s books, and why it’s important to offer positive contemporary portrayals of Black children and families in books.


February 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/we-dream-a-world-tickets-140422775301

About the Participants:

Denene Millner is the New York Times bestselling author and editorial director of Denene Millner Books.

Cabrera is the author and illustrator of Me & Mama.

Palmer is the illustrator of Keep Your Head Up.

About the Book:

A Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honor Book

Mama’s love is brighter than the sun, even on the rainiest of days. This celebration of a mother-daughter relationship is perfect for sharing with little ones!

On a rainy day when the house smells like cinnamon and Papa and Luca are still asleep, when the clouds are wearing shadows and the wind paints the window with beads of water, I want to be everywhere Mama is.

With lyrical prose and a tender touch, the Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honor Book Mama and Me is an ode to the strength of the bond between a mother and a daughter as they spend a rainy day together.


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