TITLE: James Ransome: 2010 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: James Ransome
EVENT DATE: 09/25/2010
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 31 minutes
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National best-selling author and illustrator James Ransome appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: The Children's Book Council named James Ransome as one of 75 authors and illustrators everyone should know. Currently a member of the Society of Illustrators, Ransome has received both the Coretta Scott King Award for Illustration and the IBBY Honor Award for his book "The Creation." He has also received a Coretta Scott King Honor Award for Illustration for "Uncle Jed's Barbershop," which was selected as an ALA Notable Book. Ransome has exhibited works in group and solo shows throughout the country and received the Simon Wiesenthal Museum of Tolerance award for his book "The Wagon." In 1999 "Let My People Go" received the NAACP Image Award for Illustration, and "Satchel Paige" was reviewed in Bank Street College of Education's "The Best Children's Books of the Year." His current work is "Gunner: Football Hero" (Holiday House). He is also a contributing illustrator of the serialized story called "The Exquisite Corpse Adventure," available exclusively on the Library of Congress website at www.Read.gov. Ransome lives in New York state.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2010