Author presentations: NOT ACCEPTING BOOKINGS AT THIS TIME

 

Would you like me to come to your school or library for an author presentation? Here are some of my presentation choices:

 

Grades k-3: My 45 min presentation consists of:
 

  • a reading of my picture book I Dare You Not to Yawn

  • the A-B-C's of how to write a book

  • an exploration of how certain words, actions, and things can make you feel sleepy

  • an interactive ‘I Spy’ game showing the differences between the rough to final

      draft of illustrations

 
Grades 4-8: My 60 min presentation consists of:
 

  • details about my tween novels in the Real Mermaids series

  • Power Writing Techniques, including

    • how to come up with a 'Big Idea'

    • story arc and outlining

    • adding tension and conflict to writing

    • writing in 5-dimensions (with all five senses)

  • the business of writing

 

Rates: $250 for one presentation, $450 for two, $650 for three, $850 for four

(max 4 sessions per day) plus travel from Markham, Ontario. HST extra.

 

Since I am a member of the Writers' Union of Canada, you may also apply for a

Writers-in-the-Schools  grant to help subsidize a portion of the cost of my visit.

You can find out more about the program: HERE

 

Maximum number of students per session: 60-90 (flexible)

 

Equipment requirements: LCD projector/screen/ lapel microphone for larger groups

 

Here’s what a teacher had to say about one of my recent presentations:

 

"I was fortunate enough to have Hélène Boudreau visit my grade 4/5 classroom this year. I had been reading her novel, ACADIAN STAR, to my students as a Read -Aloud, which they looked forward to and LOVED listening to every day. She came in to read the last few chapters to them as a surprise. They were truly captivated by her. A positive experience for my students who would otherwise not have had this wonderful opportunity!!!"

 

-Sara Uddin of C.D. Farquharson Junior Public School

 

So, if you’re a teacher or librarian and you’d like to book a visit, please CONTACT ME  

 

© Hélène Boudreau 2015