NYPL: Literary Salon

I’ll be a part of the New York Public Library’s Children’s Literary Salon on writing funny books for kids. Here is the official description:

Funny Ha-Ha: Humorous Books for Kids
Hosted by Betsy Bird, Children’s Literary Salon continues our series where we explore amusing books for children, we look at funny books in a myriad of forms: funny picture books, funny graphic novels, and funny early chapter books. Join Dave Roman (Astronaut Academy), Nick Bruel (Bad Kitty), Laurie Keller (Arnie the Donut) and Jules Feiffer (Bark, George) as we look at finding the funny for different ages of kids.

Saturday, December 3rd at 2:00 p.m. in the main branch of the library (the big stone lions one, on 42nd Street and 5th Avenue). Second floor in the Berger Forum. See you there!

NYPL salon

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About Dave

Dave Roman is the author of several graphic novels including Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity, Teen Boat! and Agnes Quill: An Anthology of Mystery. He has contributed stories to Explorer: The Mystery Boxes, Nursery Rhyme Comics, and is the co-author of two New York Times bestselling graphic novels, X-Men: Misfits and The Last Airbender: Zuko’s Story. Roman is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts and worked as a comics editor for the groundbreaking Nickelodeon Magazine from 1998 to 2009. He lives in NYC with his wife, and fellow comic artist, Raina Telgemeier.
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