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


Mikela Prevost loves throwing parties! But she also loves to read in quiet rooms. So if you ever throw a book party, she would love to be invited. Mikela's illustrations have won awards and have been recognized by the Society of Illustrators. "Let's Have a Dog Party!" is her first picture book as both author and illustrator. Mikela currently lives in Arizona with her husband, three children, two desert tortoises and one dog.

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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
Mikela Prevost Presents Let's Have a Dog Party
Author Mikela Prevost presents "Let's Have a Dog Party."

Story Blanket Tent  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Children / Teens

Panelist: Mikela Prevost
Tough Choices: Kindness and Action in Picturebooks
When characters in picture books face tough decisions, they can choose to challenge inequity and act with kindness. Often young children are not viewed as having the capacity for action so these books play a particularly important role in demonstrating their responsibility for action.

Education Room 351 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Suzanne Kaufman, Jacob Kramer, Mikela Prevost, K-Fai Steele
Moderator: Desiree Cueto
Draw a Story: An Illustrating Workshop, Ages 5-10
By using simple shapes, you can draw images and compose a story by drawing.

Education Room 349 (Seats 46, Wheelchair accessible)  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

Panelist: Mikela Prevost
Moderator: Magdalena Castillo-Cockrum

Book:
Let's Have a Dog Party!
Children / Teens
Viking Books for Young Readers
March 2019
ISBN 9780451481177
32 pages
$17.99, NYP
Buy now

A sparkling debut that celebrates friendship and encourages empathy, starring a lovable dog. 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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