Highfield Hall and Gardens: Pocketful of Posies by Salley Mavor
September 4 - October 31, 2013
Gallery hours: Monday through Friday 10am to 4pm; Sundays 10am to 2pm, closed Saturdays.
This exhibition presents the award-winning fabric reliefs that Salley Mavor created to illustrate Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes. This 72-page, full-color, hardcover children’s book, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, has won the 2011 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Picture Book and the Golden Kite Award for picture book illustration from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. These charming, meticulously designed and executed artworks are a delight to behold and a joy to exhibit at Highfield Hall.