Classroom visits by author and illustrator

*IN PERSON AND VIRTUAL*

Our events include

  • How we made the book interactive presentation
  • Illustrator drawing demonstration
  • Story time read aloud
  • Questions and curiosity
  • Book signing

Materials needed

  • Drawing surface
  • Paper or notebook
  • Pen, pencil, marker, or crayon

The author and illustrator provide

  • PDF and JPG files customized for school community promotions
  • PDF customized for book pre-orders to be distributed or emailed to parents
  • PDF of word search extension activity
  • PDF of coloring activity
  • Link to Video book of Read Island provided by the Described and Captioned Media Program of the Department of Education. 
  • Signed, personalized books shipped to the school in advance of the event
  • Three virtual presentations of approximately 30-40 minutes each, tailored to K-2 audience or other age group as needed

 The school, PTA or event sponsor provide

  • Advanced notice to teachers and parents about the event
  • Classroom familiarity with the book(s) prior to the event
  • Purchased copies of the book(s) for the school and/or classroom teacher(s)
  • Support for circulation and collection of pre-order forms and payments
  • Bulk purchase of book(s) either collectively by parents or by school/organization
  • Author honorarium based on scope and location of event(s)

Questions? Contact us at hello@myreadisland.com or at (970) 390-5159