ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN AUTHOR TO VISIT YOUR SCHOOL?

ARE YOU LOOKING TO BOOK AN AUTHOR VISIT AT YOUR SCHOOL? Awesome Authors Kim Norman and Rachelle Burk are here to help. Peruse the author links within your state listed on the left column.

To be added to this list:

(Note: If you are a traditionally published author: THERE IS NO CHARGE TO BE LISTED on this blog within your state. However, we do ask you to purchase a copy of Kim's book, SELL BOOKS AND GET PAID DOING AUTHOR SCHOOL VISITS. (<-- That's a live link to Amazon.) WHAT IS "TRADITIONALLY PUBLISHED"? If you have any doubts, CLICK THIS LINK for SCBWI's "Published and Listed" (PAL) list.)

Interested in DOING Author School Visits?

Now there's a book all about how to do them! Check it out HERE, ON AMAZON!

It answers these questions and many more:
• How do I get gigs, otherwise known as:
• How do I find schools that host authors?
• How do I set up an author visit?
• How much should I charge?
• Do I need a contract?
• How do I arrange an advance book sale?
• How do I hold a book signing?
• How do I promote myself as a children’s book author who visits schools?
• Do I need a brochure?
• What should I put on my author website?
• Who arranges the visit?
• Are self-published authors hired to do author visits? (Good news! Yes!)
• What kind of equipment and technology do I need?
• What goes into an author presentation?
• Do I need different programs for different ages?
• How long should the programs be?
• How do I know what to say?
• How do I say it?
• Do I need insurance? If so, where do I buy it?
LEARN MORE HERE.   Hope you find it helpful!

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     Rachelle's books include...

         THE WALKING FISH                                         DON'T TURN THE PAGE!
         by Rachelle Burk                                                        by Rachelle Burk
      
      Award-winning                               Bedtime Picture Book 
      MG science-adventure novel                 Click for activities     
       Click for activities 

   
       TOOTH FAIRY TRAP                       MISS CRUMP'S FUNNY BONE
           by Rachelle Burk                                                   by Rachelle Burk  
         
             Chapter book                                  Chapter book
      "One School/One Book"                        Click for activities 
          Click for activities  
   

          TREE HOUSE IN A STORM                                       THE STORY OF SIMONE BILES
                by Rachelle Burk                                                                 by Rachelle Burk  
       
    Hurricane picture book.                               Illustrated chapter book
        Click for activities                                   Discussion questions in book


   STOMP, WIGGLE, CLAP & TAP                   LET'S PLAY AN INSTRUMENT
                     by Rachelle Burk                                                                by Rachelle Burk  
       
          Rhyming, rolling movements                       Joyful intro to instruments 


            PAINTING IN THE DARK:                  
          Esref Armagan, Blind Artist                  THE BEST FOUR QUESTIONS
              by Rachelle Burk                                                                            by Rachelle Burk  
   
           Picture book biography                              Humor Passover picture book
                      Click for activities                                         Click for activities

**Rachelle has also been published in Highlights for Children, Scholastic Science World, Scholastic SuperScience, Scholastic Scope, and other national magazines for kids.
   
Rachelle's Books Coming soon:
WOMEN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD: A Feminist Book for Little Children (Rockridge Press, Summer 2022)
THE LITTLE BIOGRAPHY OF SIMONE BILES: preschool biography book (Rockridge Press, Fall 2022)
SHE'S A MENSCH! JEWISH WOMEN WHO ROCKED THE WORLD (Intergalactic Afikoman Publishing, 2022?)
SPACE TORAH: ASTRONAUT JEFFREY HOFFMAN'S COSMIC MITZVAH (Intergalactic Afikoman Publishing, 2023?)
THE MATZAH BALL CHASE (Apples & Honey Press spring 2024)



 


KIM SAYS
"I love to visit schools and share with students the joys of writing and reading. After more than a dozen years of doing author visits around the US, I’ve spoken to around a QUARTER OF A MILLION STUDENTS at this point."     KimNormanBooks.com

  

RACHELLE SAYS:  

"It is such a joy to inspire children to read and write, and to listen to them excitedly share their great story ideas. I have presented THOUSANDS OF ASSEMBLIES AND WORKSHOPS in 17 states so far, and would love to visit yours!"      RachelleBurk.com