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Butler Lecture 2015 featuring LeUyen Pham
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 6:00pm
Martin Recital Hall
Award-winning and best-selling author/illustrator/graphic novelist LeUyen Pham will deliver her lecture "Wandering Wonderland: An Immigrant’s Story Told Through Books," on Thursday, March 5, 2015. Pham’s work includes a delightful variety of picture books, from the Orbis Pictus honor The Boy Who Loved Math by Deborah Heiligman and the Freckleface Strawberry books by Julianne Moore to her own stories Big Sister, Little Sister and A Piece of Cake; illustrations for the New York Times best-seller The Princess in Black by Shannon and Dean Hale and the Scott O’Dell Award winner Bo at Ballard Creek by Kirkpatrick Hill; and a range of graphic novels with Jordan Mechner and Alex Puvilland, including Prince of Persia, Solomon’s Thieves, and Templar. For this, the third annual Butler Lecture, Pham is literally “drawing” on her own childhood, producing a series of comic panels that explore her earliest experiences with particular books for children.
The lecture will take place at 6 p.m., followed by a reception with refreshments and a book sale and signing; it is free and open to the public, with registration required. This an evening not to be missed; register now! The Butler Lecture is generously underwritten by the Butler Family Foundation. To register, please complete the form below. For more information, please contact Butler Center curator Thom Barthelmess at firstname.lastname@example.org.