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Press Release Fun: The Illustrated New York

Join the Katonah Museum of Art for this exhibit curated by Leonard Marcus and based on his book Storied City:

Storied City: New York in Picture Book Art

In the Learning Center and Project Gallery
October 2 – December 31, 2011

New York has long held special appeal for the illustrators and writers of children’s books, both as a place to live and as a setting for their tales. Storied City displays original art from more than thirty-five picture books that examine iconic structures, diverse neighborhoods, ethnic life, urban transportation, and city parks. The illustrators include seven Caldecott Medal winners, several artists long associated with The New Yorker magazine, and many other leading illustrators from the children’s book world.

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About Elizabeth Bird

Elizabeth Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.


  1. Karen Gray Ruelle says:

    I’m told this exhibit includes art by the immensely talented Deborah Durland DeSaix from my book, The Tree! Hope to get to see the exhibit.