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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Kelly DiPucchio



Tayler Stirret

Appearing courtesy of Simon & Schuster

Kelly DiPucchio is the award-winning and New York Times best-selling author of "Grace for President" and numerous other books for kids, including the Crafty Chloe books "Crafty Chloe" and "Dress-Up Mess-Up," as well as "Zombie in Love," and "Zombie in Love 2 + 1," "Gaston," and "Antoinette." She lives with her husband and three children in Michigan.

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Scheduled events:
Tips for Writing and Selling a Picture Book Manuscript: Getting Your Rabbit's Foot Through the Door
A workshop for adults who want practical advice on how to write and sell a picture book manuscript, including how to get a foot in the door in the publishing world.

Education Room 333 (Seats 40, 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

Panelist: Kelly DiPucchio
Moderator: Lily Cummins
Antoinette with Kelly DiPucchio
Enjoy a story read by an author as Kelly DiPucchio shares her new book, Antoinette

Story Blanket Tent  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Kelly DiPucchio
The Writer/Illustrator Connection: It Takes Two
Three pairs of award-winning authors and illustrators will talk about the different ways in which they work together as well as separately on a picture book. They will explore their roles and the reasons for why each pair chose to work in a different way within specific books.

Education Kiva (Seats 300)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Kelly DiPucchio, Michelle Knudsen, LeUyen Pham, Matt Phelan, Adam Rex, Christian Robinson
Moderator: Cyndi Giorgis

Books:
Antoinette
Children / Teens
Simon & Schuster (Antheneum Books for Young Readers)
February 2017
ISBN 9781481457835
Hardcover
$17.99, INSTOCK
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"Raised in a family of talented bulldogs, Antoinette the poodle wonders what makes her special. More/less

Gaston (Gaston and Friends)
Children / Teens
Simon & Schuster (Antheneum Books for Young Readers)
June 2014
ISBN 9781442451025
Hardcover, 40 pages
$17.99, INSTOCK
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A bulldog and a poodle learn that family is about love, not appearances in this adorable doggy tale from New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and illustrator Christian Robinson. 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
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William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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