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Sandra Horning

Sandra Horning is the author of picture books and early readers, including The Biggest Pumpkin, Chicks! and The Giant Hug.


Revision: It's more than correcting spelling errors!

Learn what revision really means, from beginning to end. Sandra will read the original version of THE GIANT HUG that was sent to a publisher, and share the editorial letter and follow students through revisions to the final book.

Sandra Horning

45 Minute Program

The Inside Story!

Learn the story behind the story! Did Sandra Horning grow that pumpkin, and did she really dedicate one of her books to a chicken? Sandra will share the inside story behind her books, from inspiration to publication!

Sandra Horning

45 Minute Program

Extraordinary Birds!

Did you know that some birds swim and dive instead of fly or that tailorbirds sew their nests together using spider webs? Enjoy some fowl fun as Sandra Horning reads and discusses her early readers BIZARRE BIRDS and CHICKS! Craft activity included.

Sandra Horning

30 Minute Program

The Giant Hug Storytime

Send a giant hug to a child in your life whether they live near or far! Sandra will read her award-winning picture book, THE GIANT HUG, and share the inside scoop about this fun, heartwarming, and educational story. Virtual hugs included!

Sandra Horning

30 Minute Program

Sandra Horning is the author of picture books and early readers, including The Biggest Pumpkin, Chicks! and The Giant Hug. Her recent board book series Baby Code! introduces coding to toddlers. She enjoys writing for different ages and genres. Sandra is also the Library Director of the Chaplin Public Library, and loves working with books in all their forms all day, every day! She lives in eastern CT with her husband, two sons, and a flock of chickens and ducks.

Check out Sandra online:

Chicks!

The Biggest Pumpkin

Bizarre Birds (Scholastic Reader, Level 2)

The Giant Hug