March 2022

Philip C. Stead


Philip Stead is the author and sometimes illustrator of more than twenty books for children. Together with his wife Erin he created "A Sick Day for Amos McGee," winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal. His most recent book, "Follow that Frog!" is the third book in a trilogy made in collaboration with artist Matthew Cordell. Stead lives in Ann Arbor, Mich.

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Scheduled events:
Taking Another Look: Story and Imagination
Four award-winning creators of picture books talk about their process of collaborating with each other. Each superstar pair has just published their third book together around the power of imagination and story.

Helios Education Foundation Children/Teen Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 2021, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
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Panelists: Matthew Cordell, Matt de la Peña, Christian Robinson, Philip Stead
Moderator: Cyndi Giorgis
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Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

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Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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