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Meet Award-Winning Illustrator Raul the Third

Come meet children's book illustrator Raul the Third! He will be sharing his award-winning Lowriders in Space graphic novel series. In 2017, Raul the Third won the Pura Belpre award for outstanding work by a Latino/Latina writer/illustrator from the American Library Association for his illustration of Lowriders to the Center of the Earth. Raul the Third is also a widely-exhibited visual artist and has taught in the education departments of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Get an insightful look into his process as an artist, hear stories about his childhood and what inspires his work, and a behind the scenes look at the making of his books. After his engaging presentation, books will be available from Whitelam Books for purchase and signing.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Reading Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. Thanks to the Friends of the Reading Public Library for making this program possible.


Monday, March 25, 2019
7:00pm - 7:45pm
Community Room A, Community Room B
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