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Benjamin E. Sapp

Benjamin E. Sapp, Director of the Mazza Museum at The University of Findlay and Instructor of Education, will present about the Mazza Museum.  The Mazza Museum is dedicated to international art from picture books, and is the first and largest museum in the world specializing in the art from picture books.  The Museum’s goal is to promote literacy and enrich the lives of all people through the art of children’s literature.  Mr. Sapp’s presentation will provide information on the history of the Museum, images of original works of art and some stories behind the creating of those works, and programs the Museum provides for people of all ages.



Marc Tyler Nobleman

Marc Tyler Nobleman is the author of Boys of Steel: The Creators of Superman (received multiple starred reviews; made the front page of USA Today) and Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman (covered by NPR's All Things Considered, Today Show, New York Times, USA Today, MTV; led to an invitation to give a TED talk; contains a bombshell that may change pop culture history). Upcoming titles include Thirty Minutes Over Oregon and The Chupacabra Ate the Candelabra. He has spoken at schools and conferences internationally (from Chile to Tanzania) and blogs about adventures in publishing (from research victories to promotional gambles) at Twitter: @MarcTNobleman.