The Friends of Durning Library – Deirdre McDermott on “Mastering Gesture”: 20th May

20th May 2019: Deirdre McDermott, Walker Books: “Mastering Gesture”
Deirdre will focus on the importance of gesture, movement and expression in picture books for the very youngest children.  She’ll look to examples from illustrators she has collaborated with, with a particular focus on Helen Oxenbury, and will explore what can be learnt about picture book illustration from their work.
Walker Books, the largest independent children’s publisher in the UK, is based in Vauxhall Walk.
Part of Lambeth Readers’ and Writers’ Festival.
6.45pm  for 7.15pm.  
Light refreshments are available. Everyone is welcome. A £2 donation towards costs is invited.

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