Two Children's Book Authors for the Price of One!
The DYNAMIC DUO! The Beauty and the Beast!
David Davis and Jan Peck combine to give a program to reach every
The presentation includes:
An impromptu Jazz Band (with shades, musical instruments, and
using Davis's Children's Choice Award winning book: Jazz Cats.
A Giant 6'6'' Carrot, a dramatic improvisational play of The
and inspiration for reading and writing.
Encouragement, inspiration and help with
the (TAKS) creative writing test for Texas 4th Graders!
Special surprises and gifts for all students and teachers!
For ages K-6th; large and small groups.
How to Grow a Book!
Get your wonderful stories planted and help them grow! This program
elements of the other programs, plus playing the spoons, surprises and
inspiration for getting your stories written down and sold! For
ages; large and small groups.
The Giant Carrot
This presentation includes a dramatic play of
The Giant Carrot, a
giant carrot hunt, and inspiration for reading. Peck also
brings a giant 6'6" carrot and a special gift for each student. For
K-5; large and small groups.
"Jan is a "peck" o' fun when she and her giant
carrot team up to promote literacy. The children loved
in the story, and the bookmark and treat for each were just icing on
--Patricia Butts, Librarian at Metropolitan Christian School, Dallas, TX
Chicken Soup for the Kid’s Soul
# 1 on Publisher’s Weekly
Children’s Non-fiction Bestseller’s List!
Winner of Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Award
"FAVORITE BOOK OF THE YEAR"
Students take part in this hands-on creative writing workshop. Using
story starters, students "Get Real" and write true stories about
the everyday struggles they face. This will give the students
hope and the encouragement to make positive changes in their lives.
For all ages; large and small groups.
Past presentations include:
Fees: $400/half day (two programs); $700/full day (four programs);
Dallas Cable TV “Kid Talk”
FWISD Instructional Television Department “Storytime”
Dallas Council of the International Reading Association
Texas Council of Teachers of English
Texas Book Festival in Austin
Federation for the Blind, Summer Camp Program
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators conference in Austin
Annual Young Writers’ Workshop, Mesquite
Numerous programs for schools, libraries, and bookstores
If you are located outside the Fort Worth area, please add expenses
(transportation, lodging, meals).
Please email me for more information and booking schedule. Click
here for a sample contract.
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