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Imagination Friday with Raúl the Third

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

A rooster, fox, and cheeta sit outside a library reading books.Meet Raúl the Third, presenting his newest ¡Vamos! book. ¡Vamos! Let’s Go Read is a joyful story about literacy as Little Lobo and his friends visit a book festival at the local library, each hoping to find the book of their dreams. Bilingual celebration of Mexican American culture and books.

Raúl the Third will introduce his new book, share his process of writing and illustrating, invite children to sketch along with him, and answer questions.

Host: Kathy Short, UArizona Regents Professor and Director of WOW.
Panelist: Raúl the Third
Co-Sponsor: Tucson Festival of Books

Raúl the Third is an award-winning author/illustrator of the ¡Vamos! series and the illustrator for the Lowriders series by Cathy Camper. He is the co-creator of Strollercoaster and Stuntboy. He grew up between El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, México, and now lives in Boston.

Imagination Fridays is co-sponsored by the Tucson Festival of Books and Worlds of Words/University of Arizona and will occur from 1-1:45 p.m. once a month on a Friday from September to December with a different author or illustrator. Add some excitement to Fridays with world-renowned children’s authors and illustrators to promote new books and encourage children as readers, writers and illustrators.

Tucson Festival of Books logo with sponsors listed


November 3
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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