Mark your calendars for Dan Santat!

(Tucson, AZ) Pima County Public Library's Biblio Lotus Team, opens a new window is proud and excited to present a Virtual Author Talk with Caldecott Medal-winning Dan SantatThis is a not-to-be-missed event!

Monday, May 23, 2022
6:30 to 7:30 pm

This virtual event will take place on Zoom. Participants must register in advance

During this event, Dan will talk about his latest book, The Aquanaut. He will also give a brief illustration tutorial and answer previously submitted questions from Pima County kids. 

Born to Thai immigrants in Brooklyn, Dan is the author and illustrator of the beloved picture book The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend (en español Las aventuras de Beekle), which won the Caldecott Medal, along with many other titles in the Library's collection, including After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again, Are We There Yet?, and The Cookie Fiasco. His artwork is also featured in numerous picture books, chapter books, and middle-grade novels, including Dav Pilkey's Ricky Ricotta series. He has completed illustrations for more than 60 books. 

Praise for Dan Santat:

The Aquanaut is a humorous and heartwarming tale. - BookPage

Santat's After the Fall is a hilarious touching story... The final twist in this totally original next chapter of a Mother Goose classic offers a stunningly triumphant ending that will take your breath away. - NPR

The Adventures of Beekle bursts at the seams with charm. - The Huffington Post

With fun new characters and cameo appearances by Elephant and Piggie, The Cookie Fiasco is sure to be a hit with beginning readers. - School Library Journal


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