Tucson Festival of Books

Chris Eliopoulos


Arizona Daily Star

Christopher Eliopoulos is the illustrator of The New York Times best-selling series of picture book biographies, "Ordinary People Change the World,"  which is now a series on PBSKids.

He is the author and illustrator of "A Little Emotional," "The Yawns Are Coming!" and "The Giggles Are Coming!" 

Eliopoulos has worked on thousands of comics, including his own "Cosmic Commandos" and "Monster Mayhem" graphic novels. He and his wife have identical twin sons and live in New Jersey.

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Scheduled events:
Extraordinary Ordinary People
Today we welcome Chris Eliopoulous, co-creator of the "Ordinary People Change the World" series of children's picture books with Brad Meltzer. He will discuss their new collection and his own life as a literary illustrator.

Arizona Daily Star Stage (Seats 250)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children
Signing area: Signing - Arizona Daily Star (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Chris Eliopoulos
Cartooning Emotions: A Drawing Workshop for Ages 5-10
Explore drawing emotions like fear and anger through cartoons with Chris Eliopoulous, the author/illustrator of "A Little Emotional." Chris is also the illustrator of the biography series, Ordinary People Change the World, and has worked on thousands of comics, including "Cosmic Commandos" and "Monster Mayhem" graphic novels.

Education Room 349 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Chris Eliopoulos
Moderator: Jennifer Flores

Books:
Ordinary People Change the World
You Can Change the World
Children
Penguin
March 2024
ISBN 9780593700464
48 pages

A Little Emotional
Children
National Geographic Books
May 2023
ISBN 9780593616611
32 pages