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Saturday Stories featuring Erin Bennett Banks

Left: <i>The Patchwork Path</i>, written by Bettye Stroud and illustrated by Erin Banks

Left: The Patchwork Path, written by Bettye Stroud and illustrated by Erin Banks

Saturday, June 27 from 11am-1pm

Meet storybook illustrator Erin Bennett Banks during this fun and interactive workshop perfect for ages 5 and up. Erin will give a brief presentation about her work as an illustrator. She'll read selections from The Patchwork Path, written by Bettye Stroud, and then present a hands-on activity inspired by illustrations in the book. An Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award winner, The Patchwork Path has earned recognition in the New York Times’ Best Children’s Books, Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, Scholastic Books, The Washington Post, and Parents Magazine.

This program is presented and moderated by Clare Pernice, who will lead the activity for kids and families. Clare is the children’s programs consultant at the Museum of Illustration in New York City, where she runs children’s illustration workshops.

One child and one adult
$45 Members | $55 Non-Members
Additional children $20 each
A 3% credit card fee will apply.

Born and raised in England, Clare Pernice’s passion for children’s books took root while influenced by her favorite local author Roald Dahl and her witty story telling father. Having an avid interest in the world of children’s stories, art and design, she went on to graduate from London’s Central Saint Martin’s School of Art and has since designed, illustrated and exhibited works in Paris, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Charleston and New York. She has designed children’s books, clothes, toys, murals and has created costumes and props for film and stage and teaches art and design workshops in the States and in Europe.

Join us for More Saturday Stories Coming Up:
Saturday, April 21 with Timothy Banks
Saturday, May 30 with Clare Pernice

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