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Budding Bookmakers: Maurice Sendak


May 13, 2013

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Major support for children's and young adult programming is provided by the Mr. and Mrs. Timothy R. Barakett Endowment for Children's and Young Adult Programs and Services. Major support for children's and young adult programming is provided by the Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences. Additional support is provided by Beth and Christopher Kojima; the Estate of Charles J. Mauro; the Estate of William C. Morris; the Estate of Esther Manes; Good Samaritan, Inc.; New York Life Foundation; MetLife Foundation; Sandra Priest Rose; Solon E. Summerfield Foundation, Inc.; Con Edison; Mr. and Mrs. John Klingenstein; Epstein Teicher Philanthropies; Mr. and Mrs. George T. Votis; The Walt Disney Company; U.S. Bancorp Foundation; The Edith Glick Shoolman Children's Foundation; and an anonymous donor.

The Budding Bookmakers class is designed to introduce students to a wide variety of books and excite them about reading.  Students explore books for both their illustrations and for their content, discussing literacy points including character, setting, cause and affect. Each session begins with an interactive book reading followed by an art activity exploring the techniques used by the illustrator. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan. For children ages 3 to 5 years old. Limited to 25 participants.