Celebrate local author, illustrator and artist Virginia Lee Burton with story time, playing and art making at Sawyer Free Library. Listen to the story of , create your own art and then climb aboard and explore a cool construction vehicle! This is a great hands-on learning experience for children ages 2 and up!
Viriginia Burton authored and illustrated some of the most memorable books ever written for children, and won the 1942 Caldecott Medal for . She went on to author many children's books with wonderful illustrations depicting the adventures of her well developed characters, all with happy endings. Later in life Virginia Lee Burton went on to become a recognized artist and founder of the world-reknown Folly Cove Designers. She lived in Folly Cove (part of Lanesville) with her husband and two sons.
Virginia Lee Burton books include: