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Tips for Successful Author Visits to Schools

There is lots of wonderful information out there on how to plan and fund successful author visits to schools. Check out some of the links below.

Find an author in nearly every state at

Institute for Children’s Literature interview with Lisa Mullarkey, who has planned dozens of successful school visits at her library.

Toni Buzzeo’s fabulous site for author visits.

And here’s an interview with Toni by Cynthia Leitich-Smith

This is a great article on making the most of author visits by integrating them into the curriculum.

Eduscape’s Tips for author-illustrator visits:

Read Sharron McElmeel's great article on making the most of an author visit.