TITLE: Carmen Agra Deedy & John McCutcheon: 2011 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Carmen Agra Deedy, John McCutcheon
EVENT DATE: 2011/09/25
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 39 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Carmen Agra Deedy & John McCutcheon appear at the 2011 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Children's book author and storyteller Carmen Agra Deedy has won more than a dozen awards for her work. She was born in Havana, Cuba, and emigrated to the United States with her family in 1963 during the aftermath of the Cuban Revolution. Her most recent books are "The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale" and "The Library Dragon Book."
Speaker Biography: One of the most respected children's artists, John McCutcheon has consistently produced highly regarded albums for young people and folk albums since the early 1970s. During the '60s, McCutcheon taught himself to play a mail-order guitar and joined the local folk scene in his native Wisconsin. He is adept at a number of instruments and is an acknowledged master of the hammered dulcimer.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2011