Archive for the ‘School Visits’ Category

Appearances 2021

Stay tuned for virtual events surrounding the release of my latest book WHAT WOULD YOU DO IN A BOOK ABOUT YOU? coming 4/6/21 from HarperCollins. You can preorder it now! To find out more about Jean’s School and Virtual Visits. … Continue reading


That time when TRUMAN traveled to Spain and …

a remarkable teacher in Barcelona introduced the story to her class. And her class created amazing art. And they all got to meet a real live tortoise. This is truly the best kind of e-mail. Hi Jean, My name is … Continue reading


Low-tech, At-Home Learning: Decorative Dinosaurs

What kid doesn’t love dinosaurs? And so do most adults. But while kids are often ready with names and facts, there are some dino details that remain a mystery. Adapted from my book Time Out for Monsters!, this creativity project … Continue reading


Low-Tech, At-Home Learning: Yukky and Yummy Plates!

When we think of at-home learning, we can’t forget the younger set. Here’s a simple activity I did with kindergartners who were cracking up over my book TOO PICKLEY! You don’t need to have the book in front of you … Continue reading


Low-Tech, At-Home Learning: Color a Bedtime Quilt

Hi friends, I’m so thrilled that teachers and librarians are re-discovering my book LIGHT UP THE NIGHT. Because while it’s certainly a cumulative verse bedtime book, it’s also an early social studies, science and geography lesson about earth, space and … Continue reading

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