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New Year's Resolution: Write (or Illustrate) a Children's Book!

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Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 5:00pm to Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 7:30pm

Is 2018 the year to accomplish one of your longtime creative goals? If so, please consider registering for Bank Street's Continuing Professional Studies introductory courses. Classes are taught by some of New York's finest from the world of children's publishing, including Amy Hest, Sharyn November, and Stephen Savage. Topics include "Finding Your Voice" and "Fine Tuning Your Manuscript" as well as an introduction to illustrating a books for children. For information, visit or call (212) 875-4649. Courses are offered in collaboration with the Bank Street Center for Children's Literature.

Introducing Author-Illustrator Eric Velasquez at Bank Street's Spanish-Speaking Series

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Friday, November 17, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Join the series that has everyone talking: Bank Street's Spanish-speaking author-illustrator events featuring a wide range of special guests in conversations about children's books. The latest event in the series takes place Friday, November 17 at the Bank Street College Library, 610 West 112th Street, at 5:30 p.m. Eric Velasquez, whose new book "Schomburg: The Man Who Built the Library," will discuss his lauded career in creating books for kids with Spanish-speaking members of the Bank Street community and alumni. Non-native speakers are welcome and encouraged to attend. This free event is designed for adults. For more information, visit

Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library Cover Image
ISBN: 9780763680466
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - September 12th, 2017

Grandma's Gift Cover Image
By Eric Velasquez, Eric Velasquez (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780802735362
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - October 8th, 2013

Looking for Bongo Cover Image
ISBN: 9780823437672
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Holiday House - January 30th, 2017


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