Brooks Library hosts David Macaulay


BRATTLEBORO -- David Macaulay, award-winning author and illustrator of "Castle," "Cathedral" and "The Way Things Work," will discuss his current projects and current challenges in his work in a talk titled, "Life in the Studio," at Brooks Memorial Library on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m., in the Main Room. The presentation is part of the Vermont Humanities Council First Wednesday Lecture series.

Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have sold millions of copies in the United States alone, and his work has been translated into a dozen languages. Macaulay has garnered numerous awards including the Caldecott Medal and Honor Awards, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal and the Washington Post-Children’s Book Guild Nonfiction Award. In 2006, he was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship. Macaulay lives with his family in Vermont.

There is an exhibit of Macauley’s works-in-progress in the Children’s Illustrators’ Bookcases on the second floor, opposite the Children’s Room.

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