Part I: Keynote Address by Brian Jacques
Brian Jacques, master storyteller and jack-of-all-trades and author of the bestselling Redwall series, kicks off the day as our keynote speaker. He is the author of more than 25 books for children and teens which have sold more than 20 million copies worldwide. His most recent title is Doomwyte: A Tale from Redwall.
Introductory remarks by Brian Kenney, editor-in-chief of School Library Journal; Margaret Tice, assistant director for NYPL Children’s Programs; and Jack Martin, assistant director for NYPL Young Adult Programs.