AJL Western Regional Conference on Jewish Literature for
Monsters and Miracles:
A Journey Through Jewish Picture Books
at the Skirball Cultural Center!
Celebrating the historical and cultural roots of the Jewish picture book with more than 100 original illustrations and texts from picture book classics and popular favorites. Featured authors and artists include Arnold Lobel, Daniel Pinkwater, Francine Prose, Maurice Sendak, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Lemony Snicket, Art Spiegelman, William Steig, Marc Chagall, and Ze'ev Raban.
9 AM Registration. continental breakfast and introduction to the exhibit by curator Tal Gozani
10 AM Visit the exhibit
12 PM Lunch at American Jewish University, 15600 Mulholland Dr.
(across the freeway from the Skirball)
1:15 PM Panel discussion with featured speakers and silent auction
2:45 PM Book sale and autographing by local authors; Tour of Ostrow Community Library
Featured speakers: Joni Sussman (publisher, KarBen Books), Richard Michelson, (Sydney Taylor Award Winner for As Good As Anybody), and
Eugene Yelchin, (illustrator and member of Jewish Artists Initiative)
e Manuscript consultations with Joni Sussman from KarBen Books available e
Sponsored by Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library, Association of Jewish Libraries, AJLSC,
and the Ostrow Community Library at the American Jewish University
For reservations and information call Susan Dubin at (818) 886-6415, send email to Lisa Silverman at firstname.lastname@example.org or return this to the address below:
Phone ___________________ Email___________________________ Institution____________________
______ $55 (includes lunch) ______ AJL member $45 (includes lunch) ____ $45 Manuscript consult
Make check payable to Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library
Jewish Literature for Children Conference
Sinai Temple Blumenthal Library
10400 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024
Contact us for information regarding student or group discounts.