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Storytelling and Book Signing

Sunday, April 6, 2014
2:00 p.m.
Harold M. Williams Auditorium, The Getty Center

Award-winning children's author Cornelia Funke reads from a selection of her best-selling works and talks about where she finds inspiration, such as in the Special Collections of the Getty Research Institute. Ms. Funke is the author of The Thief Lord, Dragon Rider, the Inkworld trilogy, and, most recently, the MirrorWorld novels. A celebrated fantasy and adventure writer, her stories have been translated into 30 languages.

Cornelia Funke
In collaboration with Mirada Studios, Cornelia Funke recently completed a kids' gallery guide for the Getty Research Institute's exhibition Connecting Seas: A Visual History of Discoveries and Encounters.

In this guide, the character William Dampier—who is a pirate, explorer, and ghost—leads children on an adventurous treasure hunt through the exhibition. Children and their parents are invited to go on this treasure hunt following the event.

This event is recommended for families and kids ages 8 and up.


Kids' Gallery Guide

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