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Double Draw Dare with Tom Angleberger & Dub Leffler

Charlottesville, VA, Charlottesville, VA 22902

  • Presented By: Online
  • Dates: March 18, 2021
  • Location: Online
  • Time: 5:00 PM to 5:45 PM

ABOUT

Children’s book author-illustrators Tom Angleberger (DJ Funkyfoot! Butler for Hire) and Dub Leffler (Once There Was a Boy) take part in this interactive event for ages five and up, discussing their award-winning books for young readers. Fun for all ages!

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:

Tom Angleberger, author of DJ Funkyfoot: Butler for Hire!, is also author of the Origami Yoda series and the Flytrap Files series, as well as many other books for kids. He lives with his family in Virginia.

Dub Leffler, author of Once There Was A Boy, is an Australian illustrator, writer, animator, and mixed media artist, working in the arts through books, film, television, muralism, and art education. He is descended from the Bigambul and Mandandanji people of southwest Queensland, as well as being of French, Syrian, and Irish heritage.

As part of the all-virtual 2021 Virginia Festival of the Book, this event is FREE to attend and open to the public. To attend, please register below or simply make plans to watch on Facebook.com/VaBookFest. The video recording from this event will also be available to watch after the event concludes, on VaBook.org/Watch. The Virginia Festival of the Book is a program of Virginia Humanities.

This event is a partnership between the Virginia Festival of the Book and the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of UVA, with support from the Australia Council for the Arts, the UVA Mellon Indigenous Arts Initiative, and the UVA Vice Provost for the Arts.