University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Save the date for 2018!

March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)
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Jessixa Bagley



Jenny Jimenez

Ms. Bagley is appearing courtesy of Macmillan

Jessixa Bagley is an author and illustrator originally from Portland, Oregon. She spent many days in her childhood combing the Oregon Coast for the perfect sand dollar. Now, she lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and son in a castle in the sky.

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Scheduled events:
Moving and Memorable: Stories that Warm your Heart
Picture books can touch our hearts and connect us to characters who we love and remember long after we put down the book. Three picturebook author/illustrators will talk about creating memorable and touching stories.

Education Room 351 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Jessixa Bagley, Chris Britt, Matthew Cordell
Moderator: Magdalena Castillo-Cockrum
Laundry Day with Jessixa Bagley
Enjoy a story read by an author/illustrator as Jessixa Bagley shares her new book, Laundry Day.

Story Blanket Tent  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Panelist: Jessixa Bagley
Illustrator Studio: Unknowing Watercolor
Jessixa Bagley will demonstrate the unconventional ways in which she uses watercolor to create illustrations. She has embraced her own ways of working with watercolor to develop her style and voice, instead of remaining restricted to "correct" watercolor techniques.

Education Room 437 (Seats 65, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Jessixa Bagley
Moderator: Ana Fierro
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

Books:
Laundry Day
Children / Teens
Macmillan
February 2017
ISBN 9781626723177
Hardcover, 40 pages
$17.99, INSTORE
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"I'm bored," said Tic. "Me too," said Tac. What do two bored badgers do when they've done everything, including driving their mother around the bend? Laundry, of course. More/less

Before I Leave
Children / Teens
Roaring Brook Press
February 2016
ISBN 9781626720404
Hardcover, 40 pages
$17.99, INSTORE
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Leaving her best friend is difficult for a young hedgehog whose family is moving, but everyone assures her that things will be alright.

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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