Posts Tagged "Don Tate"

Curious City on the Brown Bookshelf

Posted by on Jun 21, 2014 in Children's Literature, Community Partnerships, Global & Multicultural Events, Press on Curious City | Comments Off on Curious City on the Brown Bookshelf

Curious City on the Brown Bookshelf

Honored to be invited by author/illustrator  Don Tate to write about “Making Your Own Market” for The Brown Bookshelf, a website “designed to push awareness of the myriad of African American voices writing for young readers.” “For me, children’s book marketing on the Brown Bookshelf or off has never been about social media, press,  coverage, or other perils of “self-promotion.” For me, marketing has always been about storytelling and discovery.  The best marketing finds ways to: retell a story beyond the framework of the book engage readers deeper in the story...

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Don Tate at American Folk Art Museum

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Book Themed Events | Comments Off on Don Tate at American Folk Art Museum

Don Tate at American Folk Art Museum

Join author Don Tate, illustrator R. Gregory Christie, Curious City, and art educator Kelly McConnell for a gallery tour and art project celebrating the artwork of Bill Traylor and the picture book It Jes’ Happened at the American Folk Art Museum! More info here. Share...

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Intern on Self-Taught Artist Bill Traylor

Posted by on Jan 8, 2013 in Activity Kit, Children's Book Illustration, Website Design | 1 comment

Intern on Self-Taught Artist Bill Traylor

CURIOUS CITY, a children’s book consulting company that builds creative marketing projects and outreach for authors, illustrators, and publishers focused on engaging readers with story, is looking for an intern(s) for Winter/Spring 2013.  That intern can be a college student from anywhere in the U.S.   THE INTERNSHIP would be focused on the picture book  It Jes’ Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw  by Don Tate and illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.   “…the story of this man’s life is an introduction to a noted American folk artist of the 20th century, and...

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Out of the Park!

Posted by on Oct 22, 2010 in Book Trailer, Global & Multicultural Events | Comments Off on Out of the Park!

In the last inning of opening day for She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story, Curious City launched the trailer for author Audrey Vernick.   For the picture book biography of the Negro League’s ‘mother hen,’ Curious City turned to Dion Graham, the award winning narrator of We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball (Brilliance Audio) to voice our script. John Marshall Sound welcomed Dion in to do the initial (brilliant) recording and then William Dufris of Mind’s Eye Productions beautifully layered in music and sound effects.   HarperCollins was...

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