March 2022

John Gallagher

John Gallagher is the creator of Max Meow and art director of the National Wildlife Federation's Ranger Rick magazine. He has been drawing comics since he was five. Gallagher learned to read through comics and went on to earn the distinction of reading every book in his elementary school library! Gallager is also the co-founder of Kids Love Comics, an organization devoted to using graphic novels to promote literacy, and leads workshops teaching kids how to create their own comics. Gallagher lives in Virginia with his wife and their three kids. His new books are "Max Meow Book 1: Cat Crusader" and "Max Meow Book 2: Donuts and Danger."

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Scheduled events:
Kids Love Comics: Max Meow Drawing Workshop
Max Meow, a secret superhero, and his best friend Mindy work hard to try and save the day in a new graphic novel series. Author John Gallagher will introduce his new series and teach kids how to create their own comics in a drawing workshop. Bring a pencil and paper!

Tucson Unified School District Children/Teen Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 2021, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Children / Teens
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Panelist: John Gallagher
Moderator: Magdalena Castillo-Cockrum
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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