TITLE: Sarah Stewart & David Small: 2012 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Sarah Stewart, David Small
EVENT DATE: 09/23/2012
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 20 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Sarah Stewart & David Small appear on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Sarah Stewart writes award-winning children's books with her husband, illustrator David Small. Their books include "The Money Tree," "The Friend," "The Journey," "The Library" and "The Gardener," a Caldecott Honor book and winner of the Christopher Award. Stewart has been a teacher, speechwriter and ombudsman, among other jobs. She has reviewed children's books for The New York Times, edited copy for The Texas Observer and occasionally has a poem published in an obscure journal. Stewart and Small's new book is "The Quiet Place."
Speaker Biography: Caldecott Medalist David Small has worked together with his wife Sarah Stewart on several picture books, most recently "The Quiet Place." Small has also written and illustrated other books, including the 2001 Caldecott Medal winner, "So You Want to Be President?" by Judith St. George. Small's drawings have appeared regularly in The New Yorker and The New York Times. His books have been translated into several languages, made into animated films and musicals and won many of the top awards for illustration.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2012