University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

A Recipe for Bedtime: Giggle Your Way to Sweet Dreams

It’s time for bed! Three master storytellers invite giggles all the way to sweet dreams. Sherri Duskey Rinker’s octopus has the task of putting his parents to bed while everyone in Shawn Harris’s household is wide awake with things to do and Jonathan Stutzman’s Tiny T. Rex is having trouble sleeping in the very very dark.

Shawn Harris

Shawn Harris’s first illustrated book, "Her Right Foot" by Dave Eggers, received seven starred reviews, was an Orbis Pictus Award Honor Book, an American Library Association Notable, and a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year....

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Sherri Duskey Rinker

Sherri Duskey Rinker is the author of four New York Times number one bestselling picture books, including the Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site series. She also authored "Steam Train, Dream Train" and the nonfiction picture book biography, "Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee Burton....

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Jonathan Stutzman

Jonathan Stutzman is an award-winning filmmaker and writer of children's books. His short films have screened at film festivals all over the world and on television. He is the author of the Tiny T. Rex series and other picture books including "Llama Destroys the World" and "Don't Feed the Coos....

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