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Andrea Spalding

Author

Contact Information

http:// www.andreaspalding.com

andrea [at] andreaspalding [dot] com

1105 Ogden Road
Pender Island BC
V0N 2M1

p. (250) 629-2047

Selected Bibliography

Secret of the Dance (Orca Book Publishers, 2006)
Behind the Sorcerer's Cloak (Orca Book Publishers, 2006)
Heart of The Hill (Orca Book Publishers, 2005)

Location: Pender Island, BCAvailability: nationalAvailable: Any time

Reading Location:

libraries, schools

Grades:

Kindergarten to Grade 6

Audience Size:

to 80

Fees:

$300 plus GST per session plus travel expenses

Language:

English

Readings

Dynamic and interactive presentations geared to the grade level. Andrea is a professional performer and teacher who has over 20 years experience presenting to school students. Each session presents a current book, visuals of how the research was accomplished, questions and answers, and audience participation. The kindergarten/grade 1 sessions are 45 mins. All others are 1 hour in length.

Andrea gives a handout of follow up suggestions to each teacher, and bookmarks to each child.

Special Equipment:

Overhead projector and screen, large table for displays

Book Sales:

Copies of books can be brought to be sold and autographed, if requested.

Workshop Location:

libraries, schools

Grades:

4 to 6

Audience Size:

to 30

Fees:

$300 plus GST per session plus travel expenses

Language:

English

Workshops

'Hands on' writing workshops with stimulating exercises on such topics as creating character, a sense of place, dynamite beginnings, etc. interwoven with some tantalizing and amusing stories by Andrea about her writing experiences. Each workshop is geared to the grade level chosen.

Sample workshop titles "Stretching the truth to make fiction" "A touch of fantasy" "Where do your characters live?"

Special Equipment:

overhead projector and screen

Book Sales:

Copies of books can be brought to be sold and autographed, if requested.

Biography

Andrea has written over 25 books for children, many of them award winners. Please see her website for photos and biographical notes www.andreaspalding.com.