Bestselling author, illustrator to discuss process


MANCHESTER — David Macaulay, award-winning author and illustrator of Castle, Cathedral, and The Way We Work, will discuss current projects and challenges in his work in a talk in Manchester.

The talk will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 3 at the First Congregational Church.

The talk, "Life in the Studio," is part of the Vermont Humanities Council's First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public and hosted by Manchester Community Library.

Macaulay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose books have sold millions of copies in the United States alone and his work has been translated into a dozen languages.

Macaulay has garnered numerous awards including the Caldecott Medal and Honor Awards, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Christopher Award, an American Institute of Architects Medal, and the Washington Post-Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award.

His many books include Castle, Built to Last, Cathedral, the worldwide bestseller, The Way We Work, and most recently The Way Things Work Now, which includes all new sections on the technology that most impacts our everyday lives.

Macaulay lives with his family in Vermont.

An exhibit of selected drawings and sketches from Macaulay's books is on display, now through April 8, in the Upper Gallery of Manchester Community Library.

For more information, contact Manchester Community Library at 802-362-2607 or the Vermont Humanities Council at 802-262-2626 or visit



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