David Poulsen of Alberta is available in Toronto on Tuesday October 10.
$325 plus GST for 1 session, $600 for 2, $850 for 3 and $1000 for 4, + travel.
The highly entertaining David Poulsen is one of Canada’s most sought-after author-presenters in schools and makes between 80 and 100 school visits per year. Because he has written picture books, middle reader and YA novels, David is comfortable and willing to present to virtually every grade (and adult audiences as well). He can do up to four presentations in the same school or area in a day and is especially excited to conduct workshops (grade four and up) and work with the school’s young and often amazingly talented young writers.
Junior and Intermediate Teachers! Begin History, Geography, Social Studies or various theme topics with a bang! Use factual Canadian Disasters as a hook to pique student interest. René Schmidt will visit your classroom to present stories of drama, heartbreak and triumph over adversity to augment your study topic. René will be visiting the Metro Toronto area in mid to late October and will waive kilometrage and give discounts for multiple bookings.
White Pine Award winning author Don Aker is returning to the GTA this fall, but his week is nearly full! If you'd still like to book him, let us know asap! He currently has Monday Oct 23 and Friday Oct 27 still open. Full days requested (can be shared between neighbouring schools). Check out this interview by students from Heritage Regional High in Saint-Hubert, Quebec:
Red Maple award-winner Vicki Grant will be available for bookings in the GTA October 24-26 and November 28-30. Vicki’s latest YA rom/com novel, 36 QUESTIONS THAT CHANGED MY MIND ABOUT YOU, has been sold to twenty countries. She has fifteen other YA, Middle Grade and high/low books including award-winning Quid pro Quo, Not Suitable for Family Viewing and PIgboy. For more details on Vicki’s books and presentations, visit her info page here.
Of course you know who Arthur Slade is--winner of numerous awards, including the GG and TD. But did you know that he does all of his writing on a treadmill desk? Or that he's so busy creating he hardly ever has a chance to visit Ontario?
EXCEPT - yes, it's true - he's coming this November. AND he's got November 14th open for bookings! Click on his name above for more details and to access his contact form. And hurry!!
In honour of Remembrance Day, Amanda West Lewis is booking schools in the GTA November 7 – 9. Travel fees from Perth are waived during this period. Amanda’s program “War from Both Sides” is an ideal presentation as you plan your Remembrance Day activities.
Silver Birch award winning BC author Robin Stevenson will be in Toronto January 31-Feb 4 2018. She will also be visiting her old hometown-- Hamilton! Robin has 20 novels for all ages from grade 2 to grade 12, and
offers engaging presentations and inspiring creative writing workshops
tailored to each group's needs and interests. Her novels include the 2014
Silver Birch Award winning Record Breaker, the middle-grade novel The
Summer We Saved the Bees, and a new YA mystery called Blood on the Beach
Click on the the link above for more information and to access Robin's contact form.
Marty Chan brings his signature brand of comedic storytelling, stage magic, writing games, and improv to Ontario in May 2018. His latest series, Keepers of the Vault, engages reluctant readers who love to be scared, and he may share a terrifying tale or two of his own.
Valerie Sherrard is planning to be in the GTA (and up to 100 kms beyond) in the spring of 2018. Dates are to be determined but if you are interested in hosting her please click the link above and use the contact form to discuss a possible visit.