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The Strength of a Dream: A Daughter's Portrait of a Northwest Children's Author and Illustrator
Heritage Resources Distinguished Speakers
  • Skye Burn
  • Sylvia Tag, Western Washington University
Description
Author and multi-dimensional artist Skye Burn discusses the life and legacy of her mother, award-winning children's book author and illustrator Doris Burn, and shares anecdotes of her family's life on Waldron Island. Doris (Wernstedt) Burn authored and illustrated the 1965 classic Andrew Henry's Meadow, and wrote or illustrated a range of other well-known children's books. During the second half of the event, Sylvia Tag (Librarian and Curator of the Children’s Interdisciplinary Children’s Literature Collection) facilitates a conversation about Doris Burn’s work.
Document Type
Event
Start Date
11-10-2016 4:00 AM
End Date
11-10-2016 5:30 AM
Location
Western Libraries Special Collections
Resource Type
Moving Image
Duration
01:12:39
Title of Series
Heritage Resources Distinguished Speakers
Contributing Repository
Digital object made available by University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.
Program
University Archives
Identifier
HRDS_20161011_Burn
Subjects – Topical (LCSH)
Children’s literature--authorship; Children’s literature--illustration; Illustrated children’s books
Subjects – Names (LCNAF)
Burn, Doris
Geographic Coverage
Waldron Island (Wash.)
Rights
This resource is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws. For more information about rights or obtaining copies of this resource, please contact University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University. Any cited materials must be attributed to the Heritage Resources Distinguished Speakers series, University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.
Language
English
Format
video/mp4
Citation Information
Skye Burn and Sylvia Tag. "The Strength of a Dream: A Daughter's Portrait of a Northwest Children's Author and Illustrator" (2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/sylvia-tag/2/