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Peter H. Reynolds to speak at the Tucson Festival of Books

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Meet Peter H. Reynolds at the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books  from March 10-11, 2018 during three sessions. Information below: 

Session: Engaging the Mind: Imagination and Inspiration
Three award-winning author/illustrators share their process of creating picture-books that inspire and encourage imagination and hope for readers, both young and old. Be inspired by Peter Reynold's "The Dot and Ish" and his recent books on dreaming and word collecting, Bob Staake's "Bluebird and The Book of Gold" and Lita Judge's "Flight School" and "Hoot and Peep." 

Where: Education Kiva (Seats 300)  
When: Sat, Mar 10, 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Signing area:Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  
Genre:Children / Teens

Session: Creativity in Colors: Drawing Workshop for Children, Ages 4+
Learn to draw with award-winning author and illustrator Peter Reynolds! Inspired by his latest work, "The Word Collector," audience members will learn how to express their favorite words in colorful art forms.

Where: Education Room 349 (Seats 46, Wheelchair accessible)  
When: Sun, Mar 11, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)  
Genre: Children / Teens

Session: Color My World
Color connects children to beauty, emotion and creativity and transforms their perspectives on the world. Three authors, whom are also illustrators, explore the power of color in their picture-books. Maya Christina Gonzalez celebrates the colors of the desert in "My Colors, My World," while Peter Reynolds examines the many colors of the sky in "Sky Color" and Jillian Tamaki plays with the colors in a young child's life in "They Say Blue."

Where: Education Room 351 (Seats 48, Wheelchair accessible)  
When: Sun, Mar 11, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Signing area: Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)