Craft Talk: Ever Dream of Writing a Picture Book?

Do you have a story that you share with your children or that was shared to you as a child that you wanted to write down, but didn't know where to start? We will review the basic elements of a creating a picture book story from the heart. Using Where the Wild Thing Are as a model, we'll learn how to develop a story develops that transcends time and captures our imagination.

This project is funded in part by a grant from the Madison Arts Commission, with additional funds from the Wisconsin Arts Board.

Madison Wisconsin Poet and Writer Araceli Esparza

In between parenting, teaching and saving words for later, Araceli Esparza, writes bilingual-bicultural picture books and poetry. She is a graduate of Hamline's MFA in Children's Literature. Visit her @WI_MUJER.

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Arts + Literature Laboratory is located in Madison’s Schenk-Atwood neighborhood at 2021 Winnebago Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53704.

Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday 11am-3pm during exhibitions or by appointment. Please check the exhibitions calendar before planning your visit, as the gallery is closed between exhibitions and other schedule changes are posted here.


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