The Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL) Lecture: Wendell Minor

Artists & Authors
Free with Museum admission

The Carle is pleased to welcome author/illustrator Wendell Minor as guest speaker for the 10th anniversary of the Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL) Lecture. His presentation, A “Minor” Retrospective, reflects on his five decades in the publishing world. Minor will talk about his early career as a book cover designer, and his transition to children’s book illustrator and author of over 60 children’s books.

Book signing to follow program. Can’t make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or contact The Carle Bookshop at

Don’t forget to purchase your museum admission in advance, as visitor capacity is reduced.

Explore Further
Story Board
A closer look at some of Minor’s works in The Carle’s collection.

In the Bookshop

Tiny Bird

Pumpkin Heads

Southwest Sunrise

Crowbar: The Smartest Bird in the World

Breaking Waves: Winslow Homer Paints the Sea

The Leather Apron Club