Gene Barretta will be Visiting
Richland Elementary School on May 10, 2024

Gene Barretta is an award-winning author and illustrator of children’s books. He is the recipient of the Carolyn W. Field Award and the Bank Street Cook Prize Honor. In addition to publishing numerous acclaimed books, Gene has contributed illustrations and animation to Sesame Street and Between the Lions. He has also designed characters for the Jim Henson Company. He lives in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. You can visit him online at

Orders must be received by April 26, 2024.

Books will be delivered to your school for distribution, so please be sure to fill out the student name, grade, and teacher fields!