Join us for a first look and celebration of the latest release from the Walt Disney Animation Studios Artist Showcase with Benson Shum. Showcasing the original art for Holly’s Day at the Pool and a first look at the book just released on this day. There will be a book signing. Art and prints available for sale and display. Food and Bev. And of course Benson Shum and friends. See you then!
About the Book: “NOOOOOOO! I don’t want to go to the pool. What if . . . the water is too cold?” says Holly. Holly the hippo imagines the worst: icebergs and icy water, penguins and seals! Her imagination bursts at every turn, making it harder and harder for her to step foot in the pool. Until she get the chance to be a hero. Holly may be scared, but she is a very brave girl.
Age Range: 3 – 6 years
Grade Level: Preschool – Kindergarten
Series: Walt Disney Animation Studios Artist Showcase
Hardcover: 40 pages
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion (April 25, 2017)
About the Author: Benson Shum is an animator at the Walt Disney Animation Studios and has worked on films such as Frozen, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, and Moana. He was born and raised in Vancouver, BC, where he studied the art of animation at Capilano University and Sheridan Collage. He now lives in Burbank, CA. For more about Benson Shum you can view his CTN profile here: http://