Creative Writing, Visual Arts
$1500 per day, for a maximum of four sessions. Additional expenses would be airfare if flying, mileage if driving, hotel, meals, and if needed, a rental car.
Please contact the author for availability.
Writing and illustrating books.
For grades K and 1: 30-45 minutes
I start by reading one of my (or one of your) favorite Gilbert books, while projecting the art on the screen.
It’s followed by a short program about illustration and a visual tour of my work space.
If time allows, the students can help me write a Gilbert story.
For grades 2 and up: 45-60 minutes
This information-packed program explains how I create my books, from the sketches to the finished art, as well as the writing process, especially revisions. Students will learn that even an author has to rewrite things many times before they are perfect! I include a tour of my studio and an overview of my books.
134 Flat Hills Road
Amherst, MA 01002