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Barbara McClintock Speaks

mcClintock wide shot.jpgElementary education students, parents of children enrolled in Eastern's Child and Family Development Resource Center (CFDRC), faculty and community members gathered at  the CFDRC on Nov. 28 to hear award-winning children's illustrator Barbara McClintock give a book talk and book signing in the CFDRC's Joinery.  McClintock discussed how she got into the children's book industry; described the lengthy process of doing an illustration for a book; and explained the genesis for her latest book, "Leave Your Sleep," which is a collaborative project with singer Natalie Merchant. The book of classic children's poems includes a CD with the poems set to music by Merchant.


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