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

Molly Idle

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....

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Suzanne Kaufman

Suzanne Kaufman is the illustrator of the New York Times best-selling picture book "All Are Welcome." She is an author, illustrator, animator and lover of school potlucks. She has written and illustrated her own books "Confiscated" and "I Love Monkey....

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Juana Martinez-Neal

Juana Martinez-Neal is the daughter and granddaughter of painters. She started her story in Lima, Peru, and then moved to the United States. The winner of a 2018 Pura Belpré Illustrator Award for "La Princesa and the Pea" by Susan Middleton Elya....

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Zeke Pena

Zeke Peña is a cartoonist and illustrator from El Paso, Texas. His work remixes history and reclaims stories using satire and humor; resistencia one cartoon at a time. He received the 2018 Boston Globe Horn Book Award for a graphic biography he illustrated titled Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide....

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Booki Vivat

Booki Vivat is the creator of the Frazzled series and has been doodling somewhat seriously since 2011 and not-so-seriously since childhood. She grew up in Southern California and graduated from the University of California, San Diego....

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Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
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William & Mary Ross Foundation

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