Presentations For Children


I love to spend time with children of all ages, talking about my books, sharing insights into what makes a story and why they are so important in our lives, encouraging creativity and supporting literacy.

Most presentations are 45 to 60 minutes long. They usually include a told story, short readings from my books, sharing creative writing skills – with lots of interaction and hands on activities. But I am always happy to talk to host teachers and librarians to customize my presentations to reflect curriculum and class priorities.

Contact me or e-mail to book a presentation or author reading.

Past presentations include: Forest of Reading (Ontario Library Association) and Toronto-area schools and libraries, various schools in Saskatchewan on tour for Canadian Children’s Book Week, Writer-in-Residence at York House School and Surrey Schools, Word on the Street Vancouver, Reading Link Challenge schools (BC), Cowichan Book Splash …