MEQUON — Renée
Graef, an illustrator of books for children, will be the guest
speaker at the Nov. 18 meeting of Women’s FOCUS.
illustrated more than 70 books for children, including the Kirsten
books in the “American Girl” collection and many of the “My First
Little House” books by Laura Ingalls Wilder for HarperCollins. She
served as creative consultant for five years, art directing many of
the books in the Little House program.
She has also
illustrated classics such as “The Nutcracker” and “My Favorite
Things.” She is currently working on an alphabet book about the
lighthouses of the Great Lakes. She splits her time between
Wisconsin and California.
The event will
be held at Ozaukee Country Club, 10823 N. River Road, Mequon.
begins with registration at 11:30 a.m. Reservations can be made at
www.womensfocus.org or by email to
The cost of the
program is $22. The event is open to members and guests. A
gluten-free lunch option is available upon request.
Women’s FOCUS is
an organization for women business owners, management executives and
professionals. It aims to enhance professional and personal
development. For more information, go to