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


Scott Magoon grew up in New England, and still lives in Boston with his family. A former art director, he’s now a full-time author illustrator, and he loves making books for kids. He's the illustrator of the New York Times best-seller “Rescue & Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship” by Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes and the Nuts series with author Eric Litwin. He also illustrated “Spoon" and "Chopsticks," both written by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, and "I Will Not Eat You" by author Adam Lehrhaupt. He's also written and illustrated "Breathe" and "The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot."

His new book is "Misunderstood Shark: Friends Don't Eat Friends" by Ame Dyckman.

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Scheduled events:
Weaving Fiction, Fact, and Humor: Picturebooks with Heart
Picture books can tell a good story as well as use facts to inform readers. The creators of four new picture books will talk about their use of humor along with fact and fiction for a delightful mix.

Education Room 351 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Susan Stevens Crummel, Scott Magoon, K-Fai Steele, Janet Stevens, Jonathan Stutzman
Moderator: Juanita Havill
Illustrator Studio: Digital Explorations
Using Procreate software, Scott Magoon will show how digital artists can create art using layers, color, transparency and other digital effects.

Education Room 437 (Seats 65, 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

Panelist: Scott Magoon
Moderator: Barbara Bloom
Scott Magoon Presents Misunderstood Shark
Author Scott Magoon presents his new book "Misunderstood Shark."

Story Blanket Tent  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Scott Magoon

Books:
Misunderstood Shark: Friends Don't Eat Friends
Children / Teens
Orchard Books
January 2019
ISBN 9781338113884
48 pages
$17.99, INSTOCK
Buy now

In this new Misunderstood Shark story from New York Times bestselling duo Ame Dyckman and Scott Magoon, Shark dares to ask the question: can friends eat friends (and get away with it)?

Misunderstood Shark
Children / Teens
Orchard Books
April 2018
ISBN 9781338112474
48 pages
$17.99, INSTORE
Buy now

Shark interrupts the filming of Underwater World With Bob, scattering the other creatures (and the audience), but he claims it is all a terrible misunderstanding--that he would never think of eating the fish, the squid, the audience. 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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