Have Talent, Will Travel

Have Talent, Will Travel : Directory of Authors, Illustrators and Storytellers West of the Mississippi

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The one source book every school needs to set up school visits with ease. Conveniently arranged by state, this extensive directory lists authors, illustrators, and storytellers by name and grade level, with complete contact information including website, a description of each person's work, fees, book titles and awards, and special requirements for presentations. All persons listed have done at least ten school visits and are members of recognized professional organizations. Cross-referenced index helps you find listings fast. Includes tips for arranging effective, exciting events. - The only single source and contact listing for authors, illustrators, and storytellers by state - Includes everything that schools, libraries, and reading associations need to know about setting up school visitsshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 177 pages
  • 213 x 274 x 13mm | 454g
  • Linworth Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1586830511
  • 9781586830519

About Gwynne Spencer

Gwynne Spencer is a writer from Monmouth, OR. Her published works include What's Cooking in Children's Literature.show more

Review quote

"Want to do author visits at your school or library? This directory will be a worthwhile tool for locating authors and storytellers who don't charge exorbitant fees and are willing to travel to your area. Almost worth the price of the directory is the nine-page section of tips on arranging visits, including a detailed timeline. Arrangement of the directory is alphabetical by state. The name of the presenter is followed by the address, Web site or e-mail address, a brief summary of the presentation offered, appropriate grade levels, a key to the cost, a list of works, and any requirements made by the presenter. Indexes include the resources used to locate all these performers, an alphabetical list of performers, and a listing of all performers by state. This is a great resource, which will be invaluable for libraries and schools planning author/storyteller visits. Highly Recommended." - Library Media Connectionshow more