Performers and Programs

Program Information

Program name: Novel and picture book Author-Illustrator Visit!
Program category: Literature- Creative Writing
Performing Arts- Literary Artists
Visual Arts- Drawing
Program length: Three 60 min presentations
Audience level: All ages
Audience size: Any
Program description: Beginning: How to draw great characters, brainstorm, and create a ‘voice’ for characters. Middle: Kids interactively establish plot, setting, and conflict. End: Children edit and re-write the story and create a resolution! Assemblies: Katie teaches story construction, sequencing, how ideas transform from thought to published book. Kids learn to do drawings of emotions, Katie shares her mistakes, and teaches skills students can use when creating their own stories. K-3: Highly interactive: children help write a story; volunteers make different emotional expressions. Katie draws their faces on the characters and together they create a new narrative with emphasis on beginning, middle and end. 4-6: Workshops: brainstorming, plotting, descriptive narrative, and character development. Illustration: teaches kids HOW TO SEE so they’re able to illustrate any story they write. Dear Katie, I'm usually 'ho-hum' when it comes to author visits. You were one to change my mind! You were...the best ever writing session, and I truly mean it! Jayne Pitt, K teacher
Space/special requirements: For a visit brochure, click
Travel restrictions: None
Program fee: $1001- $3000
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? Yes
Notes about the fee: Three hours of presentation time (in any configuration; adjusted fees available for one-four programs) is $1995 plus travel. Email for details.
Other notes: Mileage included if under an hour drive.
Regions this program
can be performed in:
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Long Island
Program last updated: 06/07/2016
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Katie Davis
Phone: 914-588-2992
Mailing address: 26 Burbank Avenue
Bedford Hills, NY 10507
E-mail address:
Previous appearances at: Post Road School, White Plains, NY, John Paulding School, Barnard Brown School, Hartford, Ct, Julian Curtis Elementary School, Greenwich, Ct., George Washington Elementary School, White Plains, NY
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 06/07/2016


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