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About Salley Mavor

Salley Mavor received the 2011 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Picture Book for Pocket Full of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).

Studio Views: The Common Thread

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For as long as I can remember, I’ve felt that my pictures were plain and unfinished unless something real was glued, stapled, or sewn on to them. It still feels that way, and over the years I’ve found a method of working that allows me to explore and play with a variety of supplies and […]

Pocketful of Posies Acceptance Speech

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Accepting the 2011 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Picture Book, illustrator Salley Mavor delivered this speech on September 30, 2011. I would like to thank the Boston Globe–Horn Book selection committee for choosing Pocketful of Posies as an award winner this year. It is a great honor to have my work recognized this way, especially […]