Author Visits–Details and Fees

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Workshop A:  JK/SK Workshop based on the book titled, “We Are Colourful Friends”  (approx. 60 min.)

The Author/Illustrator of We Are Colourful Friends loves to share her book with children.  Click here to view YouTube video created by Sally, a 5 year old child that describes the Author/Illustrator’s visit as, “The best day ever!”

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1.  Author/Illustrator reads the book using hand-held puppets

2.  Children read and out the pages of We Are Colourful Friends 

3.  Together the children create a collage for the class or they can make paper puppets individually.

4.  Special guest appearance by one of the characters in the book eg. Ruby–a six foot tall sculpture of a red flamingo based on one of the characters in the book

***  Follow-up activity–Colouring sheets available.

Fee:  $125.00* per class.  Please note, workshops are presented to one class at a time.

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Workshop B:  JK/SK Workshop based on the book titled, “Our Colourful Cookies” (approx. 60 min.)

1.  Author/Illustrator to read book

2.  Children to re-tell story using 3-D props

3.  Children to create (paper) cookies 

4.  Children to practice addition using foam cookies

5.  Class picture with the cookies

***   Follow-up Activity–Math & Literacy JK/SK worksheets available

Fee:  $125.00* per class.  Please note, workshops are presented to one class at a time. 3d Props_IMG_9896

Workshop C:  Grade 1 Workshop based on the book titled, “Our Colourful Cookies” (approx. 60 min.)

1.  Author/Illustrator to read book

2.  Children to read story using 3-D props

3.  Children to practice adding using foam cookies (supplied)

4.  Special guest appearance by one of the characters from the book, “We Are Colourful Friends”

5.  Class picture with cookies

***   Follow-up Activity–Math & Literacy Grade 1 worksheets available

Fee:  $125.00* per class.  Please note, workshops are presented to one class at a time.

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Workshop D:  Grade 2 – 3 Author to focus on the process of creating of e-books based on the e-book titled, “Our Colourful Cookies” (approx. 90 min.).

1.  Author/Illustrator discusses the process of creating a print book versus an e-book

2.  Children are exposed to original artwork, electronic artwork, print proofs (drafts), press proofs, electronic proofs, final products, etc.

3.  Students complete worksheets which are then assembled into a class book.  

4.  Special guest appearance by one of the characters from the book, “We Are Colourful Friends”

Fee:  $125.00* per class.  Please note, workshops are presented to one class at a time.

 

Workshop E: .  Grade 2 – 3.  Based on the e-book titled, “The Garden of Love” (approx. 90 min.).

1.  Author/Illustrator to read e-book.

2.  Author/Illustrator to review her process in creating her text and illustrations.

3.  Writing exercise for students.

Fee:  $125.00* per class.  Please note, workshops are presented to one class at a time.

 

Workshop F:  Create a book workshop series.   (Six one hour sessions.)

Children analyze parts of a book and then in small groups create their own books.  Books can be published as e-books and/or printed.  

  • Cost to publish as e-book included.  
  • Cost of print books–to be determined based on number of pages, number of copies, etc.

Fee:  $125.00* per class.  Please note, workshops are presented to one class at a time.

NEW:  Fall of 2017 We Are Colourful Friends Tour

Traveling art exhibit–collection of eleven sculptures based on the characters in the popular children’s book titled, “We Are Colourful Friends”.  At workstations, visitors can manipulate materials used to create sculptures.

Tour Fee:  $1,000 per day

For additional information and/or to arrange a book presentation simply click here and complete our confidential form.

* Fee schedule subject to change without notice.  Workshop and Tour fees include travel within the GTA.  Additional fees may apply for travel outside of the GTA.