Which is the tallest tree in the world? Which one is the heaviest? How can a tree have bark like a rainbow? What tree goes back to the time of the dinosaurs? Do trees talk to each other? Learn the answers to these and more intriguing questions in this bilingual program celebrating Cool Green: Amazing, Remarkable Trees/Verde Fresco: Árboles asombrosos y extraordinarios. Lulu will explain the process of creating Cool Green and Verde fresco and reveal how to tap into your heritage and interests to come up with stories.
Lulu Delacre was born in Puerto Rico to Argentinian parents. She is an award-winning author and illustrator whose works include Arroz con Leche: Popular Songs and Rhymes from Latin America, a Horn Book Fanfare Book in print for 30 years. She also illustrated Turning Pages by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Delacre has exhibited at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art; The Original Art Show at the Society of Illustrators in New York; the Museum of Art of Puerto Rico and the Zimmerli Art Museum; among other venues.
This event is free to attend and open to the public, however, reservations are required for school groups interested in attending. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.