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Southern author visits your school Books

Author of the exciting Jenny Giraffe series and other children's books can visit your school.

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Storytelling and readings with puppets and colorful transparencies.

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Young writers' workshops: each child creates an original book

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Publishing a book - From idea to the book shelf; with materials from the book process

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Becoming a children's book author

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The creation of Jenny Giraffe

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Writing for children: Joys and Misconceptions

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Louisiana folklore for all ages, with audios and visuals

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Conversations with Jenny Giraffe, the puppet

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Jenny Giraffe's craft time: making puppets and Mardi Gras masks

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Discussion groups: Being an author. Importance of reading.

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Connect author and books.

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Library use encouraged.

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Jenny Giraffe is an official Public Library spokesgiraffe.

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Promote literacy.

 

For further information contact:

Email: ccdartez@aol.com
Tel: 504-283-9358
FAX: 504-283-9463

Fees
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School Presentations:

- Half-day fees for hours between 9 AM - 4 PM = $300.00
- Up to two presentations per half day
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Autographing Only,
without a Presentation:

- No fee, but books and expenses must be supplied

Expenses
bulletNo additional expenses required within the metropolitan New Orleans area.
bulletOutside of the metropolitan New Orleans area, all air, room and board expenses will be charged at cost. Auto expenses charged at 35 cents per mile.
bulletSchools or organizations - sell books as a fundraiser!
bulletPlease note: Payment for the event plus expenses is due upon the arrival of Ms. Dartez. (Therefore, should any complications arise, they can be resolved before scheduled departure.)

Thank you for your invitation. I truly look forward to our visit. Laissez les bons temps rouler!

 

GiraffeCopyright 2002 by Cecilia Casrill Dartez
12/11/03 Designed by Marcus Behrendt (Berlin, Germany)