Time: 12 pm
Adams County Arts Council Arts Education Center
125 S. Washington Street
Join writer Judy S. Young and artist Sally Becker for a presentation of their collaboration in creating the children’s picture book, You Belong. After being encouraged by a local poetry group to turn a poem about her young son into an illustrated book, the creation of a “stereo vision” between Judy and artist Sally made this possible. Hear about the evolution of their process from a drawing class here at ACAC to concept drawings, software edits, and the world of publishing children’s literature. The ins and outs of the self-publishing world combined with the serendipity of help from friends made the journey an adventure! A discussion will follow to answer questions for those interested in publishing their own work.
“You Belong is a rhyming bedtime book that takes sleepy children on a journey to all the places they belong. From rocking chair to room, from room to house, neighborhood, country, world, solar system—and back, the story satisfies the explorer in every child, introducing a universe of wonder where all belong…”