March 12-13 2022, 9:30-5:30, on the beautiful University of Arizona campus!

Rashin Kheiriyeh

Rashin Kheiriyeh is an internationally recognized award-winning illustrator, author and animator who has published more than 80 children's books and received 50 national and international awards, including 2021 Sheila Barry Best Canadian picturebook of the year, Sendak Fellowship and Bologna Book Fair New Horizons Award. She has a master's in graphic design, a doctorate in illustration and is a lecturer in the art department of the University of Maryland. Her books include "The Shape of Home" and "Gwendolyn's Pet Garden." She lives in Washington, D.C.

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The Shape of Home
Children / Teens
Levine Querido
September 2021
ISBN 9781646140985
40 pages

Gwendolyn's Pet Garden
Children / Teens
January 2021
ISBN 9781984815286
32 pages

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