Rhymes, Counting and Reading (Pre K and K):
Lively give and take involves
riddles, and the kids add a verse to "How many Kisses do you want tonight?"
From the idea to the Library shelf (1st to 5th grade): the journey from the
conception of an idea to the published book.
The Life of a Writer (5th to 8th grade):
The journey, the lifestyle, the triumphs
and the pitfalls.
I enjoy talking to groups of teachers, librarians and other professional groups
about my life as a writer and my journey to becoming one.
A full day presentation at a school would involve 3-4 presentations varying in
length between 30 and 45 minutes depending on the grad level.
A sponsor's expense would include honorarium, travel expenses and lodging if
applicable. Neighboring schools can share the cost of a full day's visit.
I am happy to sign any books that are sold during a school visit. Schools typically
order books prior to the visit from the publisher (at a discount) or from a local