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NEW EVENT: Mo Willems and Hilary Price!

The Low-Down on Mo:
A Conversation with Mo Willems and Hilary Price

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Friday, August 19th 2016
Wexner Center for the Arts – MERSHON AUDITORIUM

The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum is thrilled to co-host award-winning author and illustrator MO WILLEMS in conversation with HILARY PRICE, the creator behind Rhymes With Orange.

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Mo Willems is a New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, and has been awarded three Caldecott Honors for his books Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale, and Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity.  This year, Mo celebrates the 25th and final book in his long-running Elephant and Piggie series, which has twice won the Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal.

Joining Mo in conversation will be Hilary B. Price, the creator behind the internationally syndicated comic strip Rhymes With Orange. Price has been awarded the “Best Newspaper Panel” four times by the National Cartoonists Society, and her work has appeared in Parade Magazine, The Funny Times, People and Glamour.

This free event will be held in the Wexner Center for the Arts MERSHON AUDITORIUM. A book signing with Mo and Hilary will take place immediately after the event in the lobby.

The Wexner Center is located at 1871 North High Street at the corner of 15th Avenue on the campus of The Ohio State University. Get directions here.
Contact for more information.

This event was made possible with help from our co-sponsors at the Wexner Center for the Arts.

TEEN WORKSHOP: Making Comics with Gene Luen Yang

REGISTER NOW:       Comics Medium Workshop for Teens with Gene Luen Yang

Saturday, June 11, from 10:30 to 11:30 am

Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. His book American Born Chinese was the first graphic novel to become a National Book Award finalist in 2006, and it also won the Printz Award and an Eisner Award.

In this hands-on workshop, Yang will talk about how comics work and what makes them different from other media. He will discuss panel size, panel transitions, and panel composition.  Students will then work in groups to solve storytelling problems.

This event is free and open to anyone age 12 to18. No art background necessary; just bring your imagination and come ready to learn!

Space is limited, so reserve your spot now by emailing us at with your name, and we’ll be in touch to confirm your reservation. See you in June!

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