The June newsletter from Jason Reynolds, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.
Children’s author Dav Pilkey gives a quick tutorial in how to paint two characters from Dog Man, Molly and Melvin, who make an appearance in his newest book in the series, “Grime and Punishment.”
Jason Reynolds, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, is back this week with two writing challenges. One is playful, the other is more thoughtful.
Children’s author and illustrator explains how he channeled his inner child into creating his “Dog Man” series. He also introduces a new character to the series: Cat Man.
Dav Pilkey is back with another pair of short drawing tutorials and cheerful messages. It’s sort of the brand for the author and illustrator of “Dog Man” and “Captain Underpants” fame, and we’re delighted to have him drop by on Fridays for awhile.
Children’s book author and illustrator Dav Pilkey has another couple of quick drawing lessons: Piggy and Barky McTreeFace, They’re both from his “Dog Man” series.
The Library has recently digitized Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks reading her poems, including the iconic “We Real Cool,” at two events 24 years apart as part of National Poetry Month. The recordings are part of the 50 poems added each year to Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.
Jason Reynolds, bestselling author and the Library’s National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, asks you to imagine what your personal hero might say if they answered your fan letter. It’s part of his “Write. Right. Rite.” series for the Library.
We’re back with our Friday check-in with author and illustrator Dav Pilkey, the bestselling children’s writer behind the wildly popular series “Dog Man” and “Captain Underpants.” Like a lot of authors that publish for that age range, there’s a mix of vulnerability and heart that informs his work. Cartoon strips such as “Peanuts” or “Calvin […]
John Prine died on April 7, 2020, at the age of 73, from complications of COVID-19. One of America’s great songwriters, he was in conversation with U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser at the Library in 2005. That conversation is presented here.