Author Visits

Programs can be created to suit any audience, pre-K to adult.


Sample Programs

PROGRAM 1: A Day in the Life of a Children’s Book Author

In this funny and informative PowerPoint presentation, Stephanie Calmenson explores the making of a book from idea to publication. Stephanie’s furry on-screen co-stars are Rosie, star of Rosie, A Visiting Dog’s Story, which Smithsonian Magazine called “one of the outstanding nonfiction titles of the year” and Harry, star of May I Pet Your Dog? The How-To Guide for KIDS Meeting DOGS (and DOGS Meeting KIDS), a Horn Book Fanfare title and ALA Children’s Video Award Winner.

Programs

Topics include: 

“Choices and Challenges in Writing” – Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, prose

“What If — Letting Your Imagination Lead the Way” – Sharing the inspiration for books such as Dinner at the Panda Palace, May I Pet Your Dog?, the Our Principal series, and more

“How a Book Gets Published” – Tracking a book from idea to revision to submission to publication

“Collaboration” – Working with editors, artists and co-authors, including anecdotes about Stephanie’s long-standing collaboration with Magic School Bus author Joanna Cole.

PROGRAM 1: All about Dogs

In her shaggy, waggy — not to mention educational — Powerpoint presentation, Stephanie Calmenson talks about dogs and writing about dogs.   Stephanie’s on-screen co-stars are Rosie, star of Rosie, A Visiting Dog’s Story, which Smithsonian Magazine called, “one of the outstanding nonfiction books of the year” and Harry, star of May I Pet Your Dog? The How-To Guide for KIDS Meeting DOGS (and DOGS Meeting KIDS), a Horn Book Fanfare selection and ALA Children’s Video Award Winner.

Programs

Topics include: 

“Choices and Challenges in Writing” – Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, prose

“Being with Dogs” – Safety, body language, kindness

“Helping Each Other” – Dogs helping people and people helping dogs

CONTACT

stephanie@stephaniecalmenson.com

Some emails never reach me, so please forgive me if you do not get a reply. You can also contact me through my publishers.

 

REFERENCES

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