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

Jess Keating

As a zoologist and author, Jess Keating has been sprayed by skunks, bitten by crocodiles and victim of the dreaded paper cut. Her books blend science, humor and creativity, and include the acclaimed My Life Is a Zoo middle-grade trilogy and award-winning picture books like "Shark Lady" and "Pink Is for Blobfish." Her new series is Bunbun & Bonbon. Jess lives in Ontario, Canada, where she loves hiking, nerdy documentaries and writing books for curious and adventurous kids.

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Captain Bun and Super Bonbon: a Graphix Chapters Book (Bunbun and Bonbon #3)
Children / Teens
Scholastic, Incorporated
September 2021
ISBN 9781338745924
64 pages

Bunbun and Bonbon: Hoppy Go Lucky
Children / Teens
Scholastic, Incorporated
January 2021
ISBN 9781338646856
64 pages

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