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Author Visits--

"Normally I don't rave, but this is an author who presents her book in a very interactive, creative and appropriate way-a great way to bring a book to life."

Kathy presents Meet the Author Programs for all ages
Preschool--through Adult.
 
Each presentation is  constructed specfically for your school audience. Classroom visits, auditorium, lunch sessions and library assemblies are all possible! Kathy's favorite are Library Assemblies!

ELEMENTARY

Preschoolers love the musical story-telling and dancing! With Butterfly Blue, Kathy’s guitar, as accompaniment, and a fun-loving puppet, named Corn-Doggy children also enjoy hands-on instrument making

MIDDLE SCHOOL

KATHY COMBINES STORYTELLING, AND A BEHIND THE BOOK PRESENTATION TO INSPIRE YOUNG WRITERS

The Bourbon Street Musicians, a New York Times reviewed picture book is child participatory and finger snapping fun. With Kathy’s guitar, as accompaniment, the bayou becomes alive, and the children enter a world of jazz, heritage, and poetry.
Kathy combines storytelling with sharing the essentials of bring a book to life and excites young writers with their own potential.


High School

Kathy shares how a picture book is created from A-Z, and welcomes a lively question, answer and comment period from the children. Her PowerPoint presentation draws from personal experience and shares lively anecdotes that really gets young adults excited about reading and writing. Instead of Poetry Slam--Kathy facilitates a Poetry Jam, which enocurages collaboration, rather than competition!