The Wolf Who Ate the Sky: Launch Party for Grownups

Friday Oct 16 2015   6:00 PM
San Francisco Center for the Book  375 Rhode Island St., San Francisco, CA  map

Book artist Charles Hobson will join his daughter, Mary Daniel Hobson, to describe the creation of the children’s book, The Wolf Who Ate the Sky. Come and learn about this three generation collaboration between a three year old, her mother and her grandfather. Hear about how the story was developed and how the design and illustrations and were made. Charles Hobson’s remarks about the design and illustration of the book will feature prototypes and preliminary drawings that came from responding to the narrative created by his daughter and granddaughter. This presentation precedes the October 17 workshop at SFCB by Charles Hobson and Sandra Hobson entitled Memoir & the Artist’s Book.

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Anna Isabel Rauh

Anna Rauh has loved storytelling, books, and reading since she was old enough to hold her first board books. It is this love of stories that inspired the co-creation of The Wolf Who Ate the Sky with her mother when she was three and a half years old.

Mary Daniel Hobson

A photographer from the age of fourteen, Mary Daniel Hobson works with mixed media to explore psychological geographies and the conflation of art and science. She enjoys sharing her creativity with her two young daughters. For more information, visit

Charles HobsonCharles Hobson is a visual artist who explores the relationship between word and image in artists’ books. He is an emeritus professor at the San Francisco Art Institute and his archive has been recently acquired by Stanford University. For more information, visit