Lesley University welcomes “Arthur” creator Marc Brown
Presented by Lesley University
November 15, 2012
Marc Brown, creator of the beloved Arthur children’s book character and television series, visits Lesley University on Thursday, November 15, as part of the Strauch-Mosse Visiting Artists Lecture series.
The famous author and illustrator is also the executive producer of the television series Arthur, which has won six Emmy Awards and is the most-watched children’s show on PBS.
During his presentation at Lesley, Brown will discuss his creative process, share new work, explain the process of adapting books to television, and give his observations on the state of children’s books.
He will speak at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 15 in Washburn Auditorium on Lesley’s Brattle Campus, 10 Phillips Place, Cambridge, MA 02138. This event is free and open to the public, but a RSVP is strongly encouraged by clicking HERE.
Prior to his ventures with Arthur, Brown held many different jobs, including truck driver, soda jerk, actor, chicken farmer, television art director, short order cook, and college professor. Today, there are more than 66 million Arthur books in print in the United States alone, and Arthur is watched by children and families in over 100 countries.