Rob Polivka – A Dream of Flight

picturebooking 132  |  author-illustrator episode  |  hosted by Nick Patton  |  Dec. 11, 2019


Author, illustrator and cartoonist Rob Polivka talks about his non-fiction picture book A DREAM OF FLIGHT: ALBERTO SANTOS-DUMONT’S RACE AROUND THE EIFFEL TOWER.

Rob Polivka

author-illustrator, cartoonist

Rob Polivka is the illustrator of GOD BLESS AMERICA: THE STORY OF AN IMMIGRANT NAMED IRVING BERLIN and co-author A DREAM OF FLIGHT with his brother Jef.

Featured Book: A Dream of Flight

by Jef Polivka and Rob Polivka; illustrated by Rob Polivka
Children’s Non-fiction Picture Book •Farrar, Straus and Giroux • Published July 30, 2019

A DREAM OF FLIGHT: Debut nonfiction duo Rob and Jef Polivka offer an illustrated madcap adventure, and a dynamic biography of Alberto Santos-Dumont, an inventor who risked everything to reach the skies. His successes and failures brought the world’s people closer together.

Books Mentioned in Episode 132

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