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Big Tree: A Conversation with Author Brian Selznick and
Dr. Jamie Boyer

Saturday, November 4, 2023

11 a.m. | Ross Hall

This family-friendly, hour-long conversation and book reading is an introduction to author Brian Selznick’s children’s book Big Tree. Lauded by The New York Times as “exquisitely illustrated … We need brave, big stories like this,” Big Tree explores what it means to live on this planet. Selznick is joined by Dr. Jamie Boyer, Stavros Niarchos Foundation Vice President for Children’s Education at NYBG, and their conversation will be followed by a book signing in Ross Gallery.

Admission is included with a Garden Grounds Pass and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

About the Speakers