Parents and Educators


Events - Author Visits - Birthdays

I thoroughly enjoy invitations for author visits whether for classrooms, Mommy & Me socials, community events, literacy programs, and birthday parties.

Pricing - Flexible depending upon location. For local events in the San Francisco and San Jose, CA area, I do not charge for travel . The visit  for 1.5 hour visit is Free as long as 10 books are purchased.

 Visit Includes:
  • Patulous is engagingly read by me with illustrations shown through my laptop & projector.
  • School Assemblies available:
    Patulous, and The Power of Friendship with Creating A Bully Free Zone
  • Class discussions are flexible and may address a variety of topics - appreciating similarities and differences, writing, illustrating, careers in publishing, Friendship with kindness & understanding versus bullying, name-calling.
  • Art activity led by me. I provide most of the supplies for each activity. Flexible choices: bookmarks, or colorful flowers (using coffee filters), crazy caterpillars (out of egg cartons), 'stained glass' butterflies (out of wax paper & crayon shavings), coloring pages, or decorating picture frames. I do bring a life size banner featuring Patulous, Sammy, Lily, and Gabriella for picture taking.
  • Birthdays are priced for a flat fee of  $150 for 1.5 hours of entertainment which includes, in addition to above , a special butterfly balloon as well as an autographed  hard cover book.


Past Author Visits & Events

Foothill College - Painting the Future Conference
for Early Educators.  More information


2011 Workshop - The Power of Friendship & Creating A Bully Free Zone

2010 workshop: "Let Me Fly"

Where I've Been:
Adelante Immersion School
Almaden Country School
Berkeley Art Magnet School
Braly Elementary
Bubb Elementary
City Art & Technology High School
Cornerstone Community Church
Harris Lass Museum - Garden Show
Precious Pre-School Almaden
Queen of Apostles School
Santa Clara Public Library - Literacy Week
St. Justin School
Stratford School - Morgan Hill
Stratford School - Sunnyvale



Farmer's Market

 

Patulous crafts caterpillar and butterfly
 
 

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