“Before He Was George: Tracing the Origin of the World’s Most Curious Monkey”
Presentation scheduled for February 11, 2016 at the Friends of the Library Luncheon with
Books, Bolivar County Library System, Cleveland, Mississippi
“Who Is Uncle Gus and How Is He Related to H. A. Rey?: Toy and Songbooks by the Creator of Curious George”
Presented by Ann Mulloy Ashmore and Ellen Hunter Ruffin at the Children’s Literature Association’s annual conference, University of Southern Mississippi, Biloxi, Mississippi, June 12-15, 2013.
“Becoming Margret Rey: The Life and Career of Margarete Elisabeth Waldstein, 1925-35”
Presented at the 46th Annual Kay B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival at the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, April 10-12, 2013.
“H. A. and Margret Rey’s Elizabite: The Story of the Book”
Presented at the Faye B. Kaigler Children’s Book Festival
University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, April 6-8, 2011
“From Elizabite to Spotty: The Reys, Race and Consciousness Raising”
Presented at the International Children’s Literature Association’s annual meeting,
Eastern Michigan University, Ann Arbor, MI, June 11, 2010