In addition to my Skype and school visits, I’ll be reading, signing and celebrating all my books – including my latest book ALL THROUGH MY TOWN at: April 2 – Mountains and Plains Bookseller Association S pring MeetingAuthor Meet and Greet at the Boulder BookstoreBoulder, Colorado April 19-22 – International Reading Association Annual ConventionSan Antonio,… Read more »
It’s been an amazing week of Skype visits. And I’m scheduling many more for 2013. Everything you need to bring me into your classroom for FREE is right here: https://jeanreidy.com/Time_Out_for_Teachers.html
Whenever I talk about my book TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! I always mention that the story is really about imagination. The students at St. Thomas More School really get that. Along with their librarian, the wonderful Lori Lucas, they let their imaginations run wild on these amazing wall murals. Thanks for sending me the pictures!!!
I just Skyped with 1st and 3rd graders at Verne W. Critz Elementary in New York state. We read TIME OUT FOR MONSTERS! and I shared with them some picture book secrets. But the highlight came when they each showed me their “Window Into Our Imaginations” and read me their stories about their windows, based… Read more »
Miss Larsen’s 5th Grade in Seattle flooded me with postcards last week. While their writing skills WOWed me, I think you’ll agree, their artistry is equally brilliant. For more great resources, activities and ideas to accompany my books, check out my TIME OUT FOR TEACHERS page!
Here’s a great way to connect children’s authors and readers, and it’s a WIN-WIN-WIN for schools, authors and school book fairs everywhere! AUTHOR SPOTS FOR SCHOOLS! Author Spots are FREE mini-commercials created by children’s authors that schools can broadcast to promote their book fair to kids and parents. I’m not talking about anything fancy here… Read more »
Here are the amazingly beautiful quilt squares designed my Miss Larsen’s 5th Grade Class at St. Joseph’s School in Seattle. Wow! They got the idea from my LIGHT UP THE NIGHT teacher’s guide and displayed them on the wall in their classroom. I got the grand tour during our Skype visit. For more information on… Read more »
I had an amazing visit today with 5th graders in Seattle, Washington. The power and possibilities of Skype and schools are endless. Here’s one example. Check out those beautiful quilt squares here! And find out more about TIME OUT FOR TEACHERS right here!
Hah! Look at that face! AWKWARD! But if you click PLAY, you can help me fix that. Then, get excited, because you’ll hear how TOO PURPLEY! is one of the books coming to your Scholastic Book Fair and how I can help you promote your Fair. And just to make it easy, here’s the TIME… Read more »
First, the GOODREADS GIVEAWAY for a signed copy of the TOO PICKLEY! Board Book starts today. While TOO PICKLEY! came out in 2010, the board book is a brand new release and it’s adorable. So, stop on over and enter. It’s as simple as a click. Then, at 4:00 PM today (10/1), I’ll be visiting… Read more »