University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Mysteries, Mayhem, and Monsters

Join three best-selling authors who tell tales of mysterious happenings and adventures of intrigue and suspense. R.L. Stine takes you into Slappy World where goosebumps abound, while Shannon Hale invites you into the dangerous Ever After High, and Ridley Pearson engages readers in mysteries with the Kingdom Keepers and Lock and Key series. Join these authors for a wild ride of fear and mystery. Assistive listening devices available.

Shannon Hale

Shannon Hale is the New York Times best-selling author of over 25 books for kids, teens, and adults, including the Newbery Honor award winner Princess Academy, graphic novel Real Friends, several books in the popular Ever After High series and Austenland, now a major motion picture....

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Ridley Pearson

Ridley Pearson is a New York Times best-selling author of more than 50 novels, nearly equally divided between crime/suspense and middle-grade adventure novels. His work has been published in two dozen languages, and has been adapted by network television and for the Broadway stage....

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R. L. Stine

R.L. Stine is the creator of the best-selling Goosebumps series, which has more than 400 million copies in print worldwide and will celebrate 25 years in 2017. Goosebumps is one of the bestselling children’s series of all-time....

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