University of Arizona Campus  •  March 11 - 12, 2017  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Joe Hayes


Mr. Hayes is appearing courtesy of Cinco Puntos Press

Hayes, a bilingual storyteller, is the author of more than 20 children's books including "The Day It Snowed Tortillas" and "Dance, Nana, Dance / Baila, Nana, Baila: Cuban Folktales in Spanish and English."

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Scheduled events:
Thursday - School Visit
School visits are individually scheduled. For questions or additional information, please contact Cheryl Schrader-Gerken at gerken.cheryl@gmail.com

Thursday - School Visit
Thu, Mar 9, 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Children / Teens

Panelists: Joe Hayes, Antonio Sacre
Friday - School Visit
School visits are individually scheduled. For questions or additional information, please contact Cheryl Schrader-Gerken at gerken.cheryl@gmail.com

Friday - School Visit
Fri, Mar 10, 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Children / Teens

Panelists: Angela Cervantes, Matthew Cordell, Joe Hayes, Deborah Hopkinson, Teri Kanefield, Antonio Sacre
My Pet Rattlesnake with Joe Hayes
Enjoy a story read by an author as Joe Hayes shares his book, My Pet Rattlesnake.

Story Blanket Tent  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 11:15 am - 11:45 am

Panelist: Joe Hayes
Creating Stories from Family Experiences
Family experiences provide a rich source of ideas for writing picture books that connect to children's lives, inviting laughter and tears. Join three picture book authors as they share the stories behind their books.

Education Room 333 (Seats 40, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Jessixa Bagley, Joe Hayes, Myron Uhlberg
Moderator: Michelle Parker-Rock
Grandpa's Hal-la-loo-ya Hambone
Come to a storytelling performance by Joe Hayes of tall tales with a Southwestern twist

Children's Entertainment & Storytelling Stage (Seats 164)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 11:00 am - 11:40 am
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Joe Hayes
Grandpa's Hal-la-loo-ya Hambone
Come to a storytelling performance by Joe Hayes of tall tales with a Southwestern twist.

Children's Entertainment & Storytelling Stage (Seats 164)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 11:00 am - 11:40 am
Story Development and Storytelling
Well-known storyteller Joe Hayes will share strategies teachers and parents can use with children to engage them in developing stories to tell orally or in writing.

Education Room 310 (Seats 49, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Joe Hayes
Moderator: Mauria Terry

Books:
Grandpa's Ha-La-Loo-YA Hambone
Children / Teens
Cinco Puntos Press
November 2016
ISBN 9781941026540
Hardcover, 32 pages
$16.95, INSTOCK
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Joe Hayes' mother knew how to stretch the family's budget nearly as well as Joe streeeeeetches the truth.

Don't Say a Word, Mama / No Digas Nada, Mama
Children / Teens
Cinco Puntos Press
September 2013
ISBN 9781935955450
Paperback, 32 pages
$8.95, INSTOCK
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Mamá says she has the best daughters in the world. The two women live near their mother—Rosa with her husband and children, Blanca by herself. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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