• April 27 2018,  Malden

    Famed illustrator Ed Emberley draws attention to ARTline

    By Barbara Taormina Award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Ed Emberley was in Malden this week to support a major new public art project. Malden Arts, a nonprofit organization of local artists, has launched ARTline, a project that will bring murals, sculptures and “bursts of art” to a string of sites throughout Malden Square and along the Northern Strand Community Trail. ARTline hopes to combine public art with green spaces and pocket parks where people can meet and gather. Born in Malden, Emberley, 86, has written and/or illustrated scores of children’s books, including favorites such as “Drummer Hoff” and “Go Away, Big Green Monster!” He is also known for his…