Chloe & the Lion
author and illustrator of
You Are a Lion! And Other Fun Yoga Poses
Sunday, April 29, 4–5 pm
The powerHouse Arena · 37 Main Street (corner of Water & Main St.) · DUMBO, Brooklyn
For more information, please call 718.666.3049
Roooooaaarrrr! Taeeun Yoo and Mac Barnett share their recent leonine-titled picture books.
About Chloe & the Lion:
Meet Chloe: Every week, she collects loose change so she can buy tickets to ride the merry-go-round. But one fateful day, she gets lost in the woods on her way home, and a large dragon leaps out from "Wait! It's supposed to be a lion," says Mac Barnett, the author of this book. But Adam Rex, the illustrator, thinks a dragon would be so much cooler (don't you agree?).
Mac's power of the pen is at odds with Adam's brush, and Chloe's story hangs in the balance. Can she help them out of this quandry to be the heroine of her own story?
Mac Barnett and Adam Rex are a dynamic duo, and two of the strongest contemporary voices in picture books today. In an accessible and funny way, Chloe and the Lion talks about the creative process and the joys and trials of collaboration.
About Mac Barnett:
Mac Barnett is the author of two books with Disney Hyperion: Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem and Oh No! (Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World), and the forthcoming Mustache!, Oh No! Not Again!, and How This Book Was Made. He is on the board of 826LA, a nonprofit writing and tutoring center, and a founder of the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, a convenience store for time travelers (seriously). Mac lives in California.
About You Are a Lion! And Other Fun Yoga Poses:
With simple instructions and bright, clear illustrations, award-winning artist Taeeun Yoo invites children to enjoy yoga by assuming playful animal poses. And she sparks their imagination further by encouraging them to pretend to be the animal - to flutter like a butterfly, hiss like a snake, roar like a lion and more. Yoga is great for kids because it promotes flexibility and focus - and it's relaxing good fun! The charming pictures of children and animals and the lyrical text make this gentle introduction to yoga a book to be treasured.
About Taeeun Yoo:
Taeeun Yoo received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts. She has illustrated several picture books, including Only a Witch Can Fly by Alison McGhee—a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year. She lives in New York City.
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