Sunday May 5. 3pm-4:45pm. A Very Hungry Caterpillar ate my Movie!

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road | Amherst, MA 01002 | (413) 658-1100

Hark! A screening of Graphic Novels! Melbourne! will be held at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, western Massachusetts. This will be the North American premiere, and to be frank, a lovely place to hold it. Eric Carle is the bloke who created the book we all read at least once or thrice as kids: The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Now if any of my books gets legs like that beast – lots of them – then I’ll be very happy. Anyhow, after the screening, there’ll be a discussion session with me and Mira Bartok, dear friend and author of the astonishing Memory Palace and Dr Christopher Couch, a graphic novels scholar. A whole couple of hours immersing oneself in the wonders that is comics – with me – can you get enough? Can I get enough of you? ‘Ah was made for lovin you ba-beh… ‘

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