"Good Conversation!" A Talk with Aliki

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Aliki

Meet noted author and illustrator Aliki at her home in England as she talks about her books and drawing techniques plus does an illustration for the camera.

- 20 minutes

Questions for classroom discussion and assignments:

  • What does Aliki say is the reason she uses only one name on her books?
  • What name would you use professionally if you were to become an author. Why?
  • What does Aliki mean when she says that “I am only 7 years old when I write a book.” Write a short story from the perspective of someone much younger than you are — or much older.
  • Who does Aliki say first encouraged her to be an illustrator? Write an essay on who encourages you — and how. If you prefer, write an essay on someone that you have been able to encourage.

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