The Strength of a Dream: A Daughter's Portrait of a Northwest Children's Author and IllustratorHeritage Resources Distinguished Speakers
DescriptionAuthor 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.
Start Date11-10-2016 4:00 AM
End Date11-10-2016 5:30 AM
LocationWestern Libraries Special Collections
Resource TypeMoving Image
Title of SeriesHeritage Resources Distinguished Speakers
Contributing RepositoryDigital object made available by University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.
Subjects – Topical (LCSH)Children’s literature--authorship; Children’s literature--illustration; Illustrated children’s books
Subjects – Names (LCNAF)Burn, Doris
Geographic CoverageWaldron Island (Wash.)
RightsThis 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.
Citation InformationSkye 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/