Tucson Festival of Books

Lori Alexander (she/her/hers)


Lori Alexander is the author of award-winning nonfiction chapter books as well as picture books and board books for young readers. Her most recent board book, "You Are Getting Sleepy," earned a starred review from School Library Journal, who remarked "this irresistible ode to bedtime rituals is a must-have." Alexander lives in Tucson with her scientist husband and two book-loving teens.

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Awards: Sibert Honor Book

Communities: Arizona Author, Tucsonan


Scheduled events:
Board Books for Young Children: A Guide for Families and Educators
Authors Lori Alexander and Judi Moreillon give participants a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of their board books for young children. They will also share criteria for choosing high-quality board books and provide a list of recommended titles. Lori and Judi will share the best of the best in board books, whether you are looking for nap and bedtime stories, books on emotional and social awareness, or something classic or silly.

Education Room 310 (Seats 40, 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: Lori Alexander, Judi Moreillon
Moderator: Alexandro Escamilio (Solo)
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

Books:
You Are Getting Sleepy
(BB)
Children / Teens
Scholastic Canada, Limited
September 2022
ISBN 9781338814064
16 pages

Mini Mighty Sweeps
Children / Teens
HarperCollins Publishers
August 2022
ISBN 9780062250162
40 pages