Elizabeth Zunon will be signing The Legendary Miss Lena Horne & Poems in the Attic.
“Weatherford (author) and Zunon (ilust.) vibrantly capture the etbacks and triumphs of African-American Lena Horn tracing her rise from a Brooklyn childhood to a singer and actress who faces persistent racism.” — Publishers Weekly starred review
“A memorable life dedicated to music and civil rights, presented with commensurate style” — Kirkus Reviews starred review
“During a visit to Grandma’s, a seven year old girl discovers a stash of ‘Poems in the Attic’ written by her mother as a child. This collection captures the experience of a military childhood with grateful sophistication. Rendered in acrylic, oil, and collage, Zunon’s warm, vibrant illustrations complement the text perfectly.” — School Library Journal
Liz Zunon was born in Albany, N.Y. and spent her childhood in West Africa. She graduated with a ne Arts degree from Rhode Island School of Design. She has illustrated numerous books for children.