School Visits, Speakers, Workshops

An illustrator or author school visit gives young students a memorable experience that stimulates learning and creativity. These CBIG members present lively, interactive school visits, workshops for all ages, and more. Please contact them directly to inquire. Members are in the NYC area unless otherwise specified.

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Doris Ettlinger, illustrator
Doris has illustrated over 30 children’s books. She presents to groups of all ages.  A brochure describing her school visit program can downloaded from her website:  www.dorisettlinger.com. Doris speaks to adult groups, and also gives watercolor demonstrations.

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Melissa Iwai, author/illustrator
Melissa has illustrated over 20 children’s books. She presents to all ages and group sizes. A description of possible school visit programs can be viewed at her website: www.melissaiwai.com/visits/
For small groups, Melissa has done activities relating to a book chosen in advance by the school.

Email: melissaiwai123@aol.com
www.melissaiwai.com
Facebook:  facebook/Melissa-Iwai        blog: www.hungryartist.wordpress.com

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Ann D. Koffsky, author and illustrator

If you’re looking for a speaker who is entertaining and educational, you want children’s book author/illustrator Ann D. Koffsky! Ann has spoken at more than 50 elementary schools, preschools and colleges across the country. Watch video excerpts at www.annkoffsky.com/schools.

Email: ann@annkoffsky.com
More info: http://annkoffsky.com

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Susanna Pitzer, author and illustrator

Inspire students and improve their reading, writing and thinking skills through workshops with award-winning author/illustrator, Susanna Pitzer.

Email: spitzer@nyc.rr.com
More info: susannapitzer.blogspot.com/p/school-visits.html

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Vicky Rubin, author and illustrator

M.A., Art Education. Creative art and writing activities; interactive presentations include: Creating Fractured Fairy Tales and How a Book Is Made. Available in person and via Skype.

Email: vicky@doodlesoop.com
http://doodlesoop.com
http://skypeanauthor.wetpaint.com/page/Vicky+Rubin

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Cheryl Taborsky, author and illustrator

Empathy 101 and Conflict Management – Topics include learning about emotions, and how to counteract bullying. Ages 3 and up.
Story Time with Cheryl: a  fun-filled, interactive storytime adventure. Ages 3 and up.

Email: cheryltaborsky@storytimewithcheryl.com
More info: http://storytimewithcheryl.com
http://prf.suffolk.lib.ny.us/

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