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The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002


  • Thursday, Friday 10 am - 4 pm
  • Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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Book Share with Molly Knox Ostertag

June 2, 2021

Online Program 

Join award-winning graphic novelist Molly Knox Ostertag as she draws and chats about writing and illustrating graphic novels, the importance of queer topics in contemporary and fantasy literature for teens, and her newest book, The Girl from the Sea, the perfect summer teen read featuring selkies, coming out, first love, and a little magic! 

Ostertag is the author and illustrator of the acclaimed graphic novels The Witch Boy, The Hidden Witch, and The Midwinter Witch and the illustrator of several projects for older readers, including the webcomic Strong Female Protagonist and Shattered Warrior by Sharon Shinn. She grew up in the forests of upstate New York and graduated in 2014 from the School of Visual Arts, where she studied cartooning and illustration. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her wife and several pets. Visit her online at

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