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Meet Floyd Cooper: Interview with Melba Tolliver
October 24, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
(A re-broadcast from our 2020 Festival) Meet renowned children’s book illustrator Floyd Cooper, who lived right here in Easton, PA, in conversation with our festival’s Melba Tolliver.
Floyd Cooper was the Coretta Scott King award-winning illustrator of nearly 100 books for children. Floyd started his career in illustration at Hallmark, after a successful career in the industrial side of art, he made the leap into picture books with Eloise Greenfield’s Grandpa’s Face. Since then Floyd has worked with bestselling authors including: Jane Yolen, Nikki Grimes, and Virginia Fleming. Floyd has illustrated and authored his own books, Jump! about the life of Michael Jordan; and the ALA notable book, Coming Home, about the life of Langston Hughes.
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