“We had such a great time! Derek was amazing with the kids!” – Ashley, Idaho Author visits inspire students. Contact us today to schedule a visit with Derek Munson.
Happy Thursday! On National High Five Day, we wanted to share a story about the impact author visits can have. Back in February, Kirby Larson was able to visit with students in Hong Kong via Skype. It took some planning, but what a great visit. Special thanks to Ms. Tanja for her help coordinating the… Read More @KirbyLarson @tgaletti #ThrowbackThursday #ThursdayThoughts #NationalHighFiveDay
How have school visits changed in the last 10-years? For me, school visits are, and always have been, the coolest perk of being a writer. When I started doing them, about 12 years ago, most schools were interested in hosting me to talk about fiction (I write both fiction and nonfiction for children). Over the… Read More #MondayMotivation @truditrueit on #SchoolVisits #KidLit #AmReading
We are SO excited about this Skype visit today. It’s pretty special and took some coordinating! Author Chris Kurtz will be visiting with students at RE Baker Elementary in Bentonville, AR, today. This is kind of a big deal. Chris is currently in Saudi Arabia! We had to work through some crazy time zones and daylight saving time… Read More Chris Kurtz #AuthorVisit at #SkypeVisit @bakerbobcats Today! #getkidsreading
Award-Winning Author Barbara O’Connor on the Importance of Author Visits What is your favorite thing about school visits? I adore kids. School visits are a great way to get me out into the real world of kids. Why do you think author/illustrator visits are important? I think it’s important for kids to see that authors are just… Read More #TuesdayThought @barbaraoconnor on #AuthorVisits #kidlit
Ana Maria Spagna has lived most of her adult life in Stehekin, Washington, a remote community in the North Cascades accessible only by foot, boat, or float plane. She is the author of The Luckiest Scar on Earth, a novel for young people about a girl snowboarder and her activist father, as well as five award-winning books… Read More So Excited to Be Working with @amspagna #AuthorVisits #FridayFunday #AmReading
Award-Winning Author Barbara O’Connor We are so excited, we are celebrating by eating pie today. Provato Events is happy to announce that we are helping Barbara O’Connor with event coordination. We think author visits are amazing, and so does Barbara! “There’s nothing more rewarding for an author than meeting young readers. Visiting a prepared and… Read More So Excited to Be Working with @barbaraoconnor #AuthorVisits #PiDay