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Carolyn Armstrong

Carolyn Armstrong takes her love of fact finding and traveling the world to write stories that children can both learn from and relate to. A lover of all animals (except creepy crawlies and things that sting), Carolyn fosters an elephant in Kenya, Africa.


Read. Write. Repeat.

Calling all budding authors of middle grade fiction! In a one on one chat, let's discuss writing, tips of the trade, and exchange favorite story titles. This program can be modified for small groups.

Carolyn Armstrong

45 Minute Program

Have you herd? Elephants are amazing!

What is the purpose of an elephant's trunk? Is it true that elephants never forget? Join me as we do a deep dive into the wonderful world of elephants.

Carolyn Armstrong

30 Minute Program

Serengeti Safari: lions and giraffe and hippos, oh my!

Grab your binoculars. We’re going on a safari, all from the comfort of your couch!

Carolyn Armstrong

30 Minute Program

Carolyn Armstrong takes her love of fact-finding research and traveling the world to write stories that children can both learn from and relate to. Her debut middle grade novel, BECAUSE OF KHALID, was inspired while on safari in Tanzania, Africa. It’s about an African American boy from Chicago and his friendship with a Maasai warrior at the height of the elephant poaching crisis.

Carolyn’s Talkabook visits will transport her guests to that same wide-open grasslands of the Serengeti National Park whether it be on a virtual safari or a closer study on elephants. A retired 4th grade teacher, Carolyn strives to cultivate a love of nature, animals, conservation, exploring new cultures, reading and writing in her audience.

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Because of Khalid

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