Mr. David Shannon, award-winning artist and best-selling illustrator, visited with Sayre Lower School students on Wednesday, September 11. Dressed as Mr. Nogginbody, Mr. Shannon read his newest book, Mr. Nogginbody Gets a Hammer to the student body. The room filled with laughter as he read with enthusiasm and emotion.
Mr. Shannon sketched illustrations for the students and explained how he invents his characters and shared stories behind his creations. Mr. Shannon signed copies of his books for the students to take home.
Mr. Shannon said, “This has been a very enjoyable school visit. I’m impressed how engaged and thoughtful the students were with their questions, and how warmly and enthusiastically the entire school welcomed me. It’s one of my favorite book tour visits yet this year!”
This internationally acclaimed picture book creator's well-known works include, No, David! and A Bad Case of Stripes.