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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Phoebe Fox


Phoebe Fox graduated from Barrett at Arizona State University with a B.A. in Early Childhood Development and an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction. She has been an elementary school teacher and library media specialist, and is currently a mother of three and author of children’s books. She enjoys writing stories, collecting children’s books, and sharing both with young children.

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Scheduled events:
Up Up Up with Phoebe Fox and Michael Hale
Enjoy a story read by an author and illustrator as Phoebe Fox and Michael Hale share their new book, Up, Up, Up.

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

Panelists: Phoebe Fox, Michael Hale
Creating Books for Very Young Children
Author/illustrators of picture books for very young children will share their strategies for creating effective picture books that capture the attention and participation of young children

Education Room 333 (Seats 40, 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

Panelists: Phoebe Fox, Michael Hale, Jeremy Tankard, Emma J. Virján
Moderator: Michelle Parker-Rock
First Edition: Submitting a Manuscript to Book Competitions
One method of getting a book published is to submit a manuscript to a competition. An editor, author, and illustrator will share their experiences with a particular competition, First Edition, and provide tips for authors interested in pursuing this option for their own work.

Education Room 349 (Seats 46, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Phoebe Fox, Michael Hale, Michelle Parker-Rock
Moderator: Michelle Parker-Rock

Books:
Up Up Up
Children / Teens
Southwest Human Development
August 2016
ISBN 9780692727706
Hardcover, 32 pages

When Mouse, Frog, Duck, Snake, Dog, Chimp, Seal, Sheep, and Bear are invited to a birthday party on the 10th floor, the elevator seems to be the best way up, up, up. More/less

Starry's Haircut
Children / Teens
Mamafox Books
November 2015
ISBN 9780996744508
18 pages

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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