Tucson Festival of Books

Illustrator Studio: Collaborative Drawing, Creativity, and Community


Caldecott Honorees Molly Idle and Juana Martinez-Neal illustrate how creative projects can lead to more collaborative communities. The authors will demonstrate their process and lead attendees in a hands-on workshop that encourages participation in verbal, and visual collaboration. They will highlight their new co-illustrated book, "I Don't Care."


Panelists
Molly Idle

Molly Idle is the author and illustrator of the Caldecott Honor-winning picture book "Flora and the Flamingo" and all of the Flora books. She's also the creator of the Tea Rex series, and the mermaid tales "Pearl" and "Coral....

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Juana Martinez-Neal

Juana Martinez-Neal is the Peruvian-born daughter and granddaughter of painters. Her debut as an author-illustrator, "Alma and How She Got Her Name," was awarded a Caldecott Honor. She illustrated New York Times best-selling picture book "Tomatoes for Neela" by Padma Lakshmi; "Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story" by Kevin Noble Maillard, which won a Robert F....

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Book:
I Don't Care
Molly Idle, Juana Martinez-Neal
Children / Teens
Holiday House
November 2022
ISBN 9780823443451
40 pages