Event Title

The Strength of a Dream: A Daughter's Portrait of a Northwest Children's Author and Illustrator

Streaming Media

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

Format

video/mp4

Duration

01:12:39

Language

English

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

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.

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.)

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Oct 11th, 4:00 AM Oct 11th, 5:30 AM

The Strength of a Dream: A Daughter's Portrait of a Northwest Children's Author and Illustrator

Western Libraries Special Collections

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.