I never imagined I’d grow up to be a writer… until I tried it. Now I write books for children, as well as magazine articles, essays, short stories, letters to friends, grocery lists and more.
Your students might share my enthusiasm for writing if they knew:
My school visits are interactive and fun, but also packed with productivity. For example, discussion of my picture book calls upon a variety of 21st Century Skills*, even for the littlest learners:
Because of my wide range of publishing experience, I’m uniquely qualified to discuss the many “jobs” a writer can have. In fact, my freelance work and writing process provide real-life examples supporting many NCTE* beliefs:
Together, we can engage your students in the writing process, both in school and at home. If they write me letters, I’ll write back. If they blog about my visit, I may surprise them with a reply.
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My articles have been published in Disney’s FamilyFun, Child, The Writer and Chicago Parent, as well as anthologies including The Right Words at the Right Time, edited by Marlo Thomas, and several Chicken Soup for the Soul titles. My award-winning picture book, LESTER FIZZ, BUBBLE-GUM ARTIST is published by Dutton.
*Due to space limitations, sources available upon request.
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