Meet writer, Shannon Hale, and illustrator, LeUyen Pham! Choose one of two viewing options, come to the in-person watch party at the Library or register to join us virtually from home.
Love the graphic novel series Real Friends? Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham will talk about their popular graphic novel series, answer your questions, and share an engaging activity!
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About the Presenters
Shannon Hale is the New York Times best-selling author of over forty children's and young adult books, including graphic novel memoirs Real Friends, Best Friends, and Friends Forever, and multiple award winning graphic novels, The Goose Girl, Book of a Thousand Days, and Newbery Honor recipient Princess Academy. She also writes books for adults, such as Austenland. She co-writes books with her husband Dean Hale, like the Eisner-nominated graphic novel Rapunzel's Revenge and best-selling illustrated chapter book series The Princess in Black. She lives with her husband, Dean, and their four children near Salt Lake City, Utah.
LeUyen Pham (pronounced Lay-Win) is the award-winning and critically acclaimed illustrator of more than one hundred books for children including the Princess in Black series, Alvin Ho series, and many others. LeUyen is also both the author and illustrator of several books: Big Sister Little Sister, There’s No Such Thing as Little, A Piece of Cake, All the Things I Love About You, The Bear Who Wasn’t There, and Outside, Inside. She is also the co-creator, along with Shannon Hale, of the groundbreaking bestselling graphic memoirs Real Friends, Best Friends, and Friends Forever. LeUyen lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Alex (who is also an artist), and their two sons.
This program is presented in partnership with Aurora Public Library.
AGE GROUP: | Middle School Students | Families | Elementary Students |
EVENT TYPE: | Children |
TAGS: | authors@UFL |
|Mon, Mar 27||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Tue, Mar 28||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Wed, Mar 29||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Thu, Mar 30||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Fri, Mar 31||9:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sat, Apr 01||9:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sun, Apr 02||1:00PM to 5:00PM|
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