Fleming is the author and illustrator of 20 picture books including "In the Small, Small Pond", which earned a Caldecott Honor Award, the highest honor in children's literature. Her books have garnered numerous additional honors and awards including: New York Public Library's List of One Hundred titles for Reading and Sharing (eight titles); ALA Notable Children's Book (eight titles); Publishers Weekly Best Books for children (three titles); and the list goes on.
Fleming's visit is made possible by the Johnston Community College Foundation through a generous gift by Hugh and Nan Cullman in support of the Anne Sanderson Ogburn Children's Area. It is sponsored by the early childhood program and the library at Johnston Community College.
Please join us for this enlightening lecture and demonstration expressing the illustrative technique and author inspiration of Denise Fleming