Writing, Illustrating, Technology, Science


Matthew McElligott – Writing and Illustrating Children’s Books




K-2, 3-5


Creative Writing, Visual Arts


ELA, Science, The Arts


Matt’s fee is $1400 per day. He will either do 3 auditorium sized or 4 library sized (smaller group) presentations per day, plus sign books. Matt can also do an additional smaller group Q&A talk with select students (usually older kids who are interested in writing or drawing), such as a lunch or an “afternoon tea” if desired. Matt has a variety of educational and entertaining presentations suitable for students K through 6th grade, as well as presentations for parent’s nights or literacy nights for an additional fee.

Dates Available

Matt has availability year round. Contact him for remaining available days.

Program Theme

Writing, Illustrating, Technology, Science

Program Description

Matt McElligott is the author of many books for children, and has presented at over five hundred schools across the country over the past twenty years. His programs use his books to explore the process of writing and illustrating books, with an emphasis on science, creative ways to utilize technology and visual literacy. He has a variety of different programs for grades K-6, customized for different levels of learning. Details can be found on his website.


(518) 779-6296


279 Jericho Rd.
Selkirk, NY 12158

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