Tucson Festival of Books

AG Ford (he/him/his)



Hunter Folsom Lacey

A.G. Ford, a recipient of the NAACP Image Award, has illustrated many award-winning books for children, including The New York Times bestsellers "Construction Site on Christmas Night," "Construction Site: Three Cheers for Kid McGear!" "Construction Site Mission: Demolition!," "Construction Site: Road Crew, Coming Through!" and "Construction Site: Farming Strong, All Year Long."

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Awards: NAACP Image Award

Communities: African American


Scheduled events:
Hello, Hello, Construction Site
The creators of the bestselling "Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site" series share the inspirations behind these books and their roles as author and illustrator. Come enjoy the most recent books in this series.

College of Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: AG Ford, Sherri Duskey Rinker
Moderator: Julie Laird
Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site: Storytelling with Sherri Duskey Rinker and A.G. Ford
Meet the author and illustrator of the Construction Site books as they share and sketch several of their stories in an interactive story time.

Children's Stage (Seats 80)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Children's Stage Signing (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Authors: AG Ford, Sherri Duskey Rinker
Illustrator Studio: Ink and Colored Pencil
A.G. Ford, illustrator of the Construction Site books, will demonstrate his use of black brush pens and colored pencils on colored paper to create his illustrations.

Education Room 437 (Seats 65, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: AG Ford
Moderator: Ray Martens
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.

College of Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: AG Ford, Molly Idle, Juana Martinez-Neal, Dan Yaccarino, Balint Zsako
Moderator: Adam Rex

Books:
Construction Site: Farming Strong, All Year Long
Children / Teens
Chronicle Books LLC
January 2022
ISBN 9781797213873
48 pages

Construction Site: Road Crew, Coming Through!
Children / Teens
Chronicle Books
January 2021
ISBN 9781797204727
40 pages