Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

SCBWI Master Class takes you inside the minds and creative processes of the most important writers and illustrators working in children’s literature today. Each SCBWI Master Class features a unique one-on-one conversation between SCBWI Executive Director and best-selling children’s book author Lin Oliver and a major talent in the world of books for young readers.

Whether you are just beginning the path towards publication, or are already well-established, this series offers an invaluable guide to the craft of writing and illustration for young readers. It is our hope that you will return to these intimate conversations again and again throughout your career, drawing renewed perspective and fresh precepts from the wealth of technical and creative insight so generously offered by these luminaries in the field of children’s literature.


Richard Peck Class

Master Class with Richard Peck

For over 30 years, Richard Peck has been a preeminent and prolific voice in literature for young readers. He has twice been honored as a National Book Award finalist, and garnered both a Newbery Honor (A Long Way From Chicago) and a Newbery Medal (A Year Down Yonder). Now, SCBWI Master Class takes you inside the craft and creative process of a writer whose beloved and award-winning novels have inspired generations of readers and writers alike. Special features include a reading from Richard's forthcoming novel Season of Gifts.

Running time: 74 minutes.







Tomie dePaolaMaster Class with Tomie dePaola

Over the past 40 years, Tomie dePaola has created some of the most beloved picture books of our time. With over 200 books to his credit, the stories and illustrations of Tomie’s best-selling works are instantly recognizable by readers young and old the world over, and have garnered both Newbery and Caldecott Honor Awards. Now, SCBWI Master Class allows you to take a peek into the wit, wonder and wisdom that is Tomie’s creative process. Special features include "Drawing with Tomie."

Running time: 70 minutes.




Each DVD costs $14.95. To place you order please call us at 323-782-1010 between 9-5 Pacific Time