I’ll read one of my picture books (your choice) and share how passion, perseverance and perspiration helped bring my books from idea to publication. Often, people don't realize all that goes into creating a picture book so, I'll give a behind-the-scenes look.
If you dream of being a picture book author but don’t know where to start – or where to go next – let's talk! We’ll have an open conversation focused on anything you’d like to know about writing and publishing picture books.
Do you know about the littlest of five sisters who grew up to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time? If not, then join me for a closer look at Serena: The Littlest Sister, a biography of Serena Williams.
Do you know about the 14-year-old gymnast who made history at the Olympics? If not, then join me for a closer look at Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still, a biography of Olympic Gold Medalist Nadia Comaneci.
In her 45-minute presentation, author Alli Brydon will read two related myths from her book MYTHS & LEGENDS OF THE WORLD, guide viewers in a comparative art lesson, then answer any questions about the book and being an author. Both book and event are best suited for readers aged 7 – 12, and link academically to a mythology and comparative…
Have you ever looked up at the stars and wondered, "What are they?". A young boy named Carl Sagan asked this question and his curiosity lead him to become an astronomer who sent robots up into space to explore the cosmos. Join me to learn more about our place in the space and how being curious can lead to adventure and scientific discovery. STAR…
"Mr. Tanen's Tie Trouble" will be featured on PBS's CampTV this summer! Meet the author & Illustrator of this popular series who will read you these award winning picture books and tell you about the inspiration behind the books.
Melissa Stoller will read the picture book, READY, SET, GORILLA! and discuss using wordplay and puns in writing. Children will leave with several of their own word play words ready for use in their stories.