Maira Kalman

Arts, Culture & Media

The Little Fireboat That Could

Maira Kalman has written and illustrated more than a dozen books, for children and adults. In the months following 9/11, when a friend suggested she write a book about the attacks, she said, "Absolutely not." Within a year, she published Fireboat.

Arts, Culture & Media

The Little Fireboat That Could

Maira Kalman has written and illustrated more than a dozen books, for children and adults. In the months following 9/11, when a friend suggested she write a book about the attacks, she said, "Absolutely not." Within a year, she published Fireboat.