Included here are the 3 handouts distributed at the 2011 Picture Book Extravaganza! (PBE) and contact information for featured author/illustrator Will Hillenbrand. This year's PBE was held at Dunbar Library Group Study Room on Saturday, February 19, 2011 and was co-sponsored by Greene County Public Library, WSU University Libraries and the Charles & Renate Frydman Educational Resource Center.

Intense Reading Time!

The favorite picture book selected by the group was Bink & Gollie by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee, illustrated by Tony Fucile, published by Candlewick Press, c2010.

The 2012 Picture Book Extravaganza! is tentatively scheduled for February, 2012.

Check back here in the fall for a flyer and more details.

2011 Picture Book Extravaganza! Master List Note: Print only pages 1-10; pages 11-20 are blank.

Will talks about his work.

2011 Picture Book Extravaganza! Awards & Honors List

2011 Pop-up, Board and Novelty Books List

For more about featured author/illustrator Will Hillenbrand, check out his
To schedule an author visit:

To learn more about picture books -- the artistic process, parts of a picture book, elements of design, artistis media and style and a timeline/history of picture books -- explore the website: