Authors and Illustrators


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Jefferson Knapp Author Visit 3rd-6th grade (but younger is okay, too) One hour (316) 308-6945 $275.00 (no extra expenses) Anything is possible!' Your students will leave with those three words imprinted on their energized hearts and minds. Not only will this humorous presentation encourage them to read (more) and use their imagination, they will learn the secret to reaching your dreams regardless of circumstance. And if you still need more time to think about booking . . . I bring a 25-ft. ANIMATRONIC python! You will find my A.R.-approved 'The Kingdom at the End of the Driveway' series hard to keep on your shelves after this visit. See you soon! None 1019 Skyview Drive, El Dorado, KS Galm Elementary – San Antonio, Texas Pioneer Elementary – Parker, Colorado Brookwood Elementary – Hamilton, Ohio Prairie View Elementary – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Beech Elementary – Wichita, Kansas Lincoln Elementary – Grand Island, Nebraska Ezard Elementary – Conway, Missouri Immaculate Conception School – North Little Rock, Arkansas North Hancock Elementary – Lewisport, Kentucky …and 81 Other Libraries. 1/14/2016 16:28:06
Dinosaur O'Dell 3 – 8 years 45 minutes 816 309-7636 $300 (plus travel) Zar and the Broken Spaceship None 5904 El Monte St., Fairway, KS 66205 I perform 100 library shows per year. Don't hesitate to contact me for a recent referral list. 1/19/2016 18:29:23
Natalee Roe prek- 4th grade 30-45 min 5803049328 your base price or $65 /30 min, storyteller with sidekick puppets 75 miles within Hutchinson 7 W.22nd Algodones , New Mexico 1/25/2016 17:40:33
Shelly Simoneau all ages 60 minutes 785-221-4984 $200/1 hr. session + mileage Shelly Simoneau is an author of six books and teller of many stories! Her children's books are inspired by childhood memories and experiences growing up in the farming community of Wilsey, Kansas. Shelly delivers a variety of character-building, inspirational, and engaging stories for children of all ages. And adults too! none 4110 NW Walnut Rd, Topeka, KS 66618 Coffey County Libraries: Gridley, Burlington, Waverly; Frank Carlson Library; Overbrook; Ponca City, Oklahoma Library; Elmont Elementary, Topeka; West Indianola Elementary, Topeka; North Fairview Elementary, Topeka: Eudora Elementary, Eudora; Americus Elementary, Americus; Cleaveland Elementary, Wichita; Kelly Elementary, Wichita; Jefferson Elementay, Wichita;Appanoose Elementary, Wichita 2/2/2016 12:23:15
Kyle Tiernan School Age 48 minutes (888) 299-2606 Kyle@DrawAlong.TV 300-350 http://www.DrawAlong.TV Kids ages 5-12 learn to draw 3 refrigerator-ready pictures during this interactive, draw along program. Kyle Tiernan has taught over 1-million kids to draw during his 14 year teaching and performing career. 17560 W. 159 Court, Olathe, KS 66062 Atchison, Basehor Community, Centralia, Gardner JOCO, Lackman JOCO, Lansing, Lawrence, Library Dist 1, Louisburg, Oak Park JOCO, Osawatomie, Paola, South KCKPL, Salina, West Wyandotte 1/7/2017 9:40:54
Cynthia Harris 18 + 1 – 1.5 hours 785-313-5383 $250 Author, Speaker If I travel where I have to spend overnight, I charge mileage and hotel cost. 19660 Seawall Road, Randolph, KS 66554 It has been a while since I last spoke as an author for a library. I did a preservation workshop for the Cawker City Library in 2015. 4/25/2017 7:33:34
Andrew Maraniss 6-18 for elementary, middle and high school students, though crossover for adults as well His talk is typically a one hour presentation, but he can do as many as possible in a day. He can also create something custom. (615) 504-4924 Andrew typically receives travel expenses and an honorarium ranging from $750 to $2,500 depending on the details of a particular visit/event. He is happy to divide these costs among multiple schools in a district/area.; A frequent speaker at schools around the country, NYT bestseller Andrew Maraniss writes a different kind of sports book for students, bringing together sports, history and social justice themes in an exciting narrative nonfiction style that captures the attention of avid and reluctant readers alike. None Nashville, TN Emmie Stuart, Librarian, Percy Priest Elem., Nashville, TN; Candice Sayre, Literacy Coach, Ft. Atkinson Middle School, Ft. Atkinson, WI; Vickie Blankenship, Media Coordinator, East McDowell Middle School, Marion, NC 7/25/2019 14:19:16