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

Lita Judge

Ben Conant

Lita Judge is the award-winning author and illustrator of 22 fiction and nonfiction books including "Mary’s Monster," a YA novel about Mary Shelley and the creation of Frankenstein. Her picture books include "Born in the Wild," "Red Sled," "Hoot and Peep" and "One Thousand Tracings," winner of the International Reading Association Award and an ALA Notable Book. Her book, "Flight School," was adapted into an off-Broadway musical and is currently running in New York and China. She lives in Peterborough, NH.

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Mary's Monster: Love, Madness, and How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein
Children / Teens
Raoring Brook
January 2018
ISBN 9781626725003
320 pages
$21.99, INSTOCK
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“Both timely and terrifying.” —Gregory Macguire, New York Times–bestselling author of Wicked Pairing free verse with over three hundred pages of black-and-white watercolor illustrations, Mary’s Monster is a unique and stunning biography of Mary Shelley, the pregnant teenage runaway who became one of the greatest authors of all time. More/less

A Song for Snow (Hoot and Peep)
Children / Teens
Dial Books
November 2017
ISBN 9781101994511
40 pages
$17.99, INSTOCK
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A young owl experiences the magic of a first snowfall--the quiet wintery wonder, the pristine beauty, and snowballs!--in this follow-up to the adorable Hoot and Peep It's Peep's first winter, and it's going to snow very, very soon. More/less

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