One of my favorite parts about being
a children’s author
is connecting with my readers and listeners.
My school visits are tailored to my audience.
I have visited pre-school classes as well as high schools. My
pre-school presentations include the reading of my books as
well as an interactive program that involves all the children
in the audience. For elementary school ages my program focuses
on the process of creating and publishing a picture book with
emphasis on the fact that simplicity is not often that easy
to achieve. I bring everything from beginning manuscripts; preliminary
sketches to the unbound first look at the final book. I set
the stage for the creation of the student’s
own 32 page picture books.
I have also delivered programs for librarians,
grandparent readers, aspiring authors and career day presentations.
Here viewers have the opportunity to learn first hand about
an author’s creative
process as well as the business of publishing a book. I will be
happy to customize a day to meet your school or library’s
On the Just
For Teachers page, handouts are
available to accompany my program. You may print these up in advance
of my visit to your school or library to accommodate the size
of your audience.
me for further information
on scheduling and event fees. I’m looking forward to working
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