Invite Andrea to come to your school! Use the contact page to inquire about a visit or call 228-342-3240. FREE author visits within 60 miles of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Once you schedule a visit with Andrea, you will be sent:
Andrea can present to small groups as well as large assemblies. Her presentation is most suitable for grades K through 5 and can include the following:
*Andrea can also provide after school staff development (Title I) on topics such as storytelling and read-alouds, best books for children and how to use them in your classroom, developing and using reader's theater in your classroom, and a variety of topics on using technology in the classroom.
Andrea does not charge for visits in Mississippi, book signings, and presentations. If your location is very far (requiring air travel, or extensive car travel, and overnight stays) Andrea does charge a nominal fee to offset these costs.
Andrea asks that you get students excited about her upcoming visit and encourage students and parents to purchase her books. Send home several announcements ahead of her visit in addition to the order forms. Extra copies of her books will be on hand for students who may forget to order. Andrea will autograph her hardcover or softcover books and also her special bookmarks (sold for $1.00). If you are outside of Andrea's home town and there are other elementary schools in your district or nearby, try to encourage those schools to schedule a visit with Andrea, also.
To get ready for Andrea's visit, she requires: