Stacey Corrigan is the debut picture book author of THE PENCIL EATER. As a veteran teacher of 21 years, Stacey’s presentations are fun, educational, and inspirational.
Book Description: The Pencil Eater hunts for tasty treats but encounters some obstacles along the way. Frustrated by his efforts, he visits an elementary school and a whole new set of problems. This clever tale was written by an elementary school teacher who could never quite figure out what happened to all her pencils. Now she knows and so does everyone else!
Publisher: MacLaren-Cochrane Publishing Release Date: August 6, 2019 ISBN: 978-1-64372-132-3 Age Range: 5-10 Tech Needs: Computer Lap Top and Document Camera, Projector with screen Microphone (if presenting to a large group)
Presentations K Storytime with the Author- 30 min. This presentation is designed for younger children and will include a reading of THE PENCIL EATER and a discussion about the concepts of print and the parts of a book. This presentation will conclude with a craft. Grades 1-2 Story Elements- 1 hr. This presentation will explore the story elements. This lesson begins with a reading of THE PENCIL EATER and will include a discussion of the story elements found in the selection. To wrap up the presentation, we will have a craft and a question and answer session.
Grades 3-6 Path to Publication- 1 hr. Path to Publication is a presentation about how the author took an idea she had in the classroom and developed it into a published picture book. This discussion will include a reading of THE PENCIL EATER and cover topics such as generating ideas, drafting, editing, revision, and perseverance through rejection. A question and answer session will conclude this presentation.
*All presentations may include a book signing if requested*
Please Contact Stacey at StaceyCorriganWrites@gmail.com for pricing and availability.