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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Chris Eliopoulos


Mr. Eliopoulos is appearing courtesy of Penguin

Christopher Eliopoulos began his illustration career as a letterer for Marvel, and has worked on literally thousands of comics. Along with that, he is also the author/artist of many comics, including the popular series Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers and "Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius," for which he was nominated for multiple Eisner Awards and received a Harvey Award. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and their identical twin sons.

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Scheduled events:
People Who Changed the World
The stories of people who take action to change our world provide inspiration for our own actions as well as an understanding of history. Join three creators of biography and history as they discuss their portrayals of people who acted to make a difference for others.

Education Room 351 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Tonya Bolden, Chris Eliopoulos, Teri Kanefield
Moderator: Allan Koritzinsky
Drawing Cartoons: Workshop for Ages 5-10
Learn how to draw cartoons from a creator of Marvel comic books. You, too, can become a cartoonist.

Education Room 349 (Seats 46, 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: Chris Eliopoulos
Moderator: Dana Chirico

Books:
I Am Jim Henson
Children / Teens
Penguin
January 2017
ISBN 9780525428503
Hardcover, 40 pages
$14.99, INSTOCK
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This volume focuses on Jim Henson, the creator of the Muppets and Sesame Street.

I am Jane Goodall
Children / Teens
Dial Books
September 2016
ISBN 9780525428497
Hardcover, 40 pages
$12.99, INSTORE
Buy now

We can all be heroes. That’s the inspiring message of this New York Times bestselling picture book biography series from historian and author Brad Meltzer. 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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