A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

LeUyen Pham

LeUyen Pham has illustrated more than one hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Honor book "Bear Came Along" by Richard T. Morris and the best-selling Princess in Black series by Shannon and Dean Hale. She is the co-creator, along with Shannon Hale, of the best-selling graphic memoirs "Real Friends" and "Best Friends." Her own books include "The Bear Who Wasn't There" and "Outside Inside." A graduate of the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, Pham lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two sons.

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Scheduled events:
Searching for Hope, Longing for Comfort
Three picture books invite us to consider the ways in which we search for hope and long for comfort in our lives through making connections to people, animals and nature--even when life is difficult.

Helios Education Foundation Children/Teen Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens

Panelists: Shawn Harris, Sarah Jacoby, LeUyen Pham
Moderator: Hilary Taber
On Your Mark, Get Set Draw: Illustrator Draw-Off
Join Adam Rex for a fun draw-off as illustrators compete to create quick drawings based on suggestions from the audience.

Tucson Unified School District Children/Teen Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Children / Teens

Panelists: Shawn Harris, Julia Kuo, LeUyen Pham
Moderator: Adam Rex

Outside, Inside
Children / Teens
Roaring Brook Press
January 2021
ISBN 9781250798350
Hardcover, 48 pages
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Real Friends
Children / Teens
First Second
May 2017
ISBN 9781626727854
Paperback, 207 pages

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

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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