NY Times best-selling author and illustrator of the bestselling bats series, and other books, Brian leads energetic sessions about making a story, rough ideas to finished illustration. And, two new books have received starred and rave reviews. The Rough Patch is a friendship story of both loss and sadness and hope and healing. Got to Get to Bear’s!, a story adventure which starts with an urgent request, has a dramatic blizzard, a quest to get to Bear’s, with a surprising and heartwarming ending.
What others are saying about Brian
“Brian has been coming to Underwood for years and the students are always enamored by his beautiful books, as week as his engaging creativity and sense of humor. One of our goals is to develop a growth mindset within our students and Brian’s message ties in 100% with that. He’s encouraging the students to develop grit as he shows them how much effort goes into creating one book.” – Newton, MA
“The students were in awe. They loved Brian’s book, Bats at the Beach, and hung on his every word. The best part was how it tied into what we are teaching our students: the growth mindset. His message about ‘Practice makes better’ was perfect!” — Middleboro, MA