Books in the ‘Brook will turn its focus to children’s literature on March 2 with an hour-long program featuring Scott Nash, a well-known children’s book illustrator and author from Peaks Island.
Nash has illustrated over fifty children’s books, including Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp!The Bugliest Bug, Betsy, Who Cried Wolf!Betsy, Red Hoodie, and Flat Stanley. He also is the author/illustrator of TUFF FLUFF, The Case of Duckie’s Missing Brain, Shrunken Treasures and The High Skies Adventures of Blue Jay the Pirate.
Nash has lectured widely and taught at Boston University, Northeastern University, The Art Institute of Boston and Maine College of Art, where he established and chaired the illustration department. In 2016 Scott co-founded the Illustration Institute, an arts organization and residency program supporting narrative arts through workshops, talks and exhibitions.
As a founding partner of BIG BLUE DOT, Corey McPherson Nash and NASHBOX, Scott developed expertise in the branding and creative development of products and programming for the entertainment, consumer product and publishing worlds. In addition to designing identities for Nickelodeon, PBS, ABC, Comedy Central, FX, YTV, Scott’s design clients include American Girl, Disney, Harvard University, Mattel, The Boston Pops and From the Top.
Books in the ‘Brook is a monthly reading series that supports and nurtures the local writing and reading community. This very special program featuring Scott Nash will be held Saturday, March 2 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Quill Books and Beverage, One Westbrook Common. The event is free and the public is welcome. Ample parking is available in the lot adjacent to the CVS.