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


Sponsored by Altrusa International of Tucson

Molly Idle is the author and illustrator of the Caldecott Honor-winning picture book "Flora and the Flamingo" and all of the Flora books. She’s also the creator of the Rex series which includes "Tea Rex and Sea Rex," and the illustrator of "People Don’t Bite People." Her newest picture book is the dazzling mermaid tale, "Pearl."

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Scheduled events:
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
Molly Idle Presents Pearl
Author Molly Idle presents her new book "Pearl."

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

Panelist: Molly Idle
Illustrator Studio: Now showing, in glorious Prismacolor!
Influenced by her lifelong love of Technicolor musicals and her early career in animation, Molly Idle demonstrates her illustration process, using her preferred medium of Prismacolor pencils. Audience members will be invited to take part.

Education Room 437 (Seats 65, 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

Panelist: Molly Idle
Moderator: Ray Martens
On Your Mark, Get Set, Draw: Illustrator Draw-Off with Adam Rex
This interactive session is a competition between illustrators to complete a drawing that incorporates suggestions from the audience.

Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Molly Idle, Suzanne Kaufman, Juana Martinez-Neal, Zeke Pena, Booki Vivat
Moderator: Adam Rex

Book:
Pearl
Children / Teens

October 2018
ISBN 9780316465670
48 pages
$17.99, INSTORE
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Caldecott Honor author-illustrator Molly Idle dazzles with an original mermaid tale about how small, persistent actions can achieve great things. 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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