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


Marie Ballard is a former teacher and children's librarian. She was a long time resident of Colorado when the events described in "The Little Lost Llama" occurred. Her immediate reaction was: This would make a terrific children's book. Ten years later this dream has became a reality. Marie lives in Beaverton, Oregon.

Tracy duCharme, the illustrator, is also the rancher who rescued the llama from Pikes Peak. Marie located Tracy through social media when she began researching the story. Tracy, a talented artist who formerly worked for Disney and Hasbro, immediately signed on to the project. Tracy lives in Elizabeth, CO with her llamas, dogs, honey bees, and husband, Mike.

"The Little Lost Llama" is their first book.

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Scheduled events:
Indie Author Pavilion - Children's Books
Indie Author Pavilion - Children's Books (Seats 6)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Authors: Marie Ballard, Kathi Murriello, Debi Novotny, Peter Oppenheim, Betty Fulcomer, David Valls

Book:
The Little Lost Llama
Children / Teens
Mascot Books
September 2018
ISBN 9781684019878
38 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

What's a baby llama doing up on Pikes Peak all by himself? The winter storms are coming! The mountain's no place for a little lost llama, but he doesn't know the way home. More/less

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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