Tucson Festival of Books

David LaRochelle


David LaRochelle is the author of many books for young readers, including "Isle of You," illustrated by Jaime Kim, as well as "How to Apologize," "See the Cat: Three Stories About a Dog," and "See the Dog: Three Stories About a Cat," all illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka. See David LaRochelle in White Bear Lake, Minn.

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Awards: Theodor Seuss Geisel Award


Scheduled events:
Writing a Picturebook: It's Not Easy
Authors of picture books share their experiences and identify the issues and strategies involved in writing the text for a picture book. Although picture books have a small number of words, writing brief but effective text can be difficult.

Education Room 333 (Seats 44, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Tami Charles, Cynthia Harmony, David LaRochelle, Michelle Nott
Moderator: Judi Moreillon
Interactive Drawing Workshop
Join David LaRochelle for a hands-on illustrating workshop. Learn some practical tips as you create your own illustrations. Be ready to draw and have fun! Suitable for grades 2 to adult. LaRochelle's picture books include "See the Dog," "See the Cat" and "How to Apologize."

Education Room 349 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 4, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: David LaRochelle
David LaRochelle Shares See the Dog
Enjoy a story read aloud by an author as David LaRochelle shares his new book, "See the Dog: Three Stories about a Cat."

Story Blanket Tent (Seats 12)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Children / Teens

Panelist: David LaRochelle
Moderator: Benjamin Collinsworth
Making Connections: What Matters Most
Making connections with someone who matters in your life gives purpose and meaning to children's lives, despite the difficulties that come with changing relationships, whether those relationships are with the peers who share classroom space, a close friend, a beloved grandmother or someone to whom we owe an apology.

Education Room 353 (Seats 92, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Children / Teens
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Molly Idle, David LaRochelle, Juana Martinez-Neal, Andrea Wang
Moderator: Jeanne Gilliam Fain

Books:
See the Dog: Three Stories about a Cat
Children / Teens
Candlewick Press
September 2021
ISBN 9781536216295
64 pages

See the Cat: Three Stories about a Dog
Children / Teens
Candlewick Press
January 2020
ISBN 9781536204278
64 pages