Tucson Festival of Books

Lian Cho (she/her/hers)


Worlds of Words

Lian Cho is an award-winning author and illustrator of many goofy books. She was born in Taiwan and spent a large part of her childhood in New Zealand. Lian now works out of her Brooklyn studio where she spends her days covered in paints and drinking too much tea. In her spare time, she likes to make funny comics and bake copious amounts of banana bread. Her work includes "100 Mighty Dragons All Named Broccoli," "Oh, Olive!" and "Oh No, the Aunts Are Here."

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Communities: Asian American


Scheduled events:
Lian Cho Shares "Oh, Olive"
Enjoy a story read aloud by an author/illustrator as Lian Cho shares her new book, "Oh, Olive!"

Story Blanket Tent (Seats 12)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Children

Panelist: Lian Cho
Moderator: Sherry Small
Illustrator Studio: Watercolor Techniques and Tips
Lian Cho will show how she moves from sketching to the final painting in her books and then do a live demonstration of watercolor painting. Her recent books include, "Oh, Olive" and "Oh No, The Aunts are Here."

Education Room 437 (Seats 65, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Children
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Lian Cho
Moderator: Ray Martens
Storytime with Adam Rex, Lian Cho and Phuc Tran
Enjoy "Oh, No, The Aunts Are Here" by Adam Rex and Lian Cho and "Cranky" with Phuc Tran. Come join us for storytime.

Children's Stage (Seats 80)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 12:00 pm - 12:40 pm
Children
Signing area: Children's Stage Signing (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Authors: Lian Cho, Adam Rex, Phuc Tran
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 Adam and the audience.

Education Kiva 211 (Seats 200)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children
Signing area: Signing Area - Children (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Joe Cepeda, Lian Cho, Anna Margrethe Kjærgaard, LeUyen Pham, Brendan Wenzel, Gene Luen Yang
Moderator: Adam Rex

Books:
Oh, Olive!
Children
HarperCollins Publishers
September 2023
ISBN 9780063237490
40 pages
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Oh No, the Aunts Are Here
Children
Chronicle Books
May 2023
ISBN 9781797207940
40 pages