University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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James Howe


James Howe is the author of many books for children, including the Bunnicula series and the Misfits series. He is also the author of the Houndsley and Catina books, illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay, "Otter and Odder," illustrated by Chris Raschka, "Brontorina," illustrated by Randy Cecil, and "Big Bob, Little Bob," illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson. His new book is "Houndsley and Catina and Cousin Wagster." James Howe lives outside of New York City.

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Scheduled events:
Choice as More than Right or Wrong
Four authors talk about the differing ways in which they portray the complexity of decision-making in picturebooks for young children.

Education Room 351 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: David Goodner, James Howe, Mikela Prevost
Moderator: Desiree Cueto
Gentle Stories about Hope and Connection
In a hectic world, books that provide quiet, gentle stories for young children offer connection in ways that ground their lives and provide hope for their futures.

Education Room 353 (Seats 117, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Zoey Abbott, James Howe, Molly Idle, Juana Martinez-Neal
Moderator: Hilary Taber
A Menagerie of Characters: The Role of Animals in Literature
Authors engage their readers through creating a menagerie of compelling characters, but animals in particular have always played a powerful role in middle-grade novels. Four best-selling authors will talk about the animal characters that populate their books.

Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kathi Appelt, Sayantani DasGupta, James Howe, Lisa McMann
Moderator: Hilary Taber

Books:
Houndsley and Catina and Cousin Wagster
Children / Teens
Candlewick Press
September 2018
ISBN 9780763647094
$15.99, INSTORE
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Houndsley and Catina: Through the Seasons
Children / Teens
Candlewick Press
March 2014
ISBN 9781536203264
$9.99, INSTORE
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Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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