Tucson Festival of Books

Judi Moreillon (she/her/hers)


Judi Moreillon is a long-time Tucson resident and the author of two board books, "Vamos a leer/Read to Me" and "Please Don’t Give Me a Hug!" and two picturebooks for young readers and families. She is a former school librarian, retired librarian educator and a grandmother.

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Communities: Arizona Author, Tucsonan


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
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)

Books:
Please Don't Give Me a Hug!
Children / Teens
Star Bright Books, Incorporated
April 2021
ISBN 9781595729170
16 pages

Vamos a leer / Read To Me
Children / Teens
Star Bright Books
August 2009
ISBN 9781595721983
18 pages