Learn more about female leaders and visionaries like Ida B. Wells, Sister Corita Kent, and Augusta Savage. Join PBS Books and author/illustrator Vashti Harrison this Thursday, July 16 at 1pm on Facebook Live. We’ll discuss the inspiration for her work, her process in researching and writing about trailblazing women, and her intricate and playful illustrations. Young people can take part in a hands-on drawing activity, so have your art supplies ready! More info about the event can be found on the PBS Books Facebook Page or website. Then, get ready to join in live here!
Vashti Harrison created both “Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History” and “Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World,” as well as “Think Big, Little One” and “Dream Big, Little One.”