Tucson Festival of Books

Tanja Bauerle


Tanja Bauerle, an award-winning children’s book illustrator, is originally from Germany, but grew up outside Melbourne, Australia. She now calls Gilbert home, where she lives with her family and a menagerie of animals. Tanja holds a degree in Computer Animation and has illustrated several picture and chapter books. Her illustration credits include "The Park Our Town Built," written by Diane Gonzales Bertrand, and "The Adventures of Salt & Soap at the Grand Canyon," written by Lori Rome. Bauerle is currently writing and illustrating several of her own picture books and is involved in several online writing and illustration communities. She is the Assistant Regional Advisor for the SCBWI Arizona Region.

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Awards: “There’s a Coqui in My Shoe!” – Winner – Latino Books Into Movies 2010 12th Annual International Latino Book Awards, “There’s a Coqui in My Shoe!” – Winner – Best Educational Children’s Book – English 2008 10th Annual International Latino Book Awards, “The Adventures of Salt & Soap at Grand Canyon” – Winner – Best Children’s Nonfiction 2009 Glyph Awards – Arizona Book Publishing Association, “The Student from Zombie Island ” – Winner – Best Cover Design: Children/Young Adult 2008 Glyph Awards – Arizona Book Publishing Association

Communities: Arizona Author


Scheduled events:
SCBWI: Local Resources for Aspiring Authors and Illustrators
Leaders of the Arizona chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators share the local resources available to aspiring authors and illustrators and practical ideas on how to reach your goal of creating a book for children or teens.

Education Room 349 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  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: Lori Alexander, Tanja Bauerle, Sharon Skinner
Moderator: Lori Alexander

Book:
The Park Our Town Built
Children / Teens
Raven Tree Press
January 2011
ISBN 9781936299140
31 pages