After the talks, we had a break to consume the beautiful cakes, and for guests to talk to students and lecturers one-on-one. People had a chance to look at the posters that had some information about current students, eminent visitors, and some of our scholars. Lots of questions were answered!
For the final portion of the afternoon, the wonderful Dave Shelton, author of A Boy and a Bear in a Boat
and Thirteen Chairs
, gave a talk about his growth as an illustrator and his transition into being an author as well.
|Look! It's a bear! On top of a sea monster!|
There was, of course, a cupcake with A Boy and a Bear in a Boat
on it. Which naturally led to this happening:
It was a wonderful, wonderful afternoon, spent amongst children's literature lovers and scholars. It's one of the many reasons why I love studying here at Cambridge.