2018 Keynote Speaker: Loren Long

Loren Long will be the Friday afternoon keynote.

Loren Long is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling picture books Otis, Otis and the Tornado, Otis and the Puppy, An Otis Christmas and Otis and the Scarecrow. He is the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of President Barack Obama’s picture book Of Thee I Sing, the re-illustrated edition of The Little

Engine That Could by Watty Piper, and Mr. Peabody’s Apples by Madonna.

Loren’s most recent work, Little Tree, is a picture book for all ages which will publish in September, 2015.