Bill Doyle Author Visit Kit
Bill Doyle has been an editor at Sesame Workshop, TIME For Kids/SI KIDS, and LeapFrog. He’s author of the series Crime Through Time (Little Brown), Behind Enemy Lines (Scholastic), Henry & Keats books Attack of the Shark-Headed Zombie and Stampede of the Supermarket Slugs (Random House), Scream Team (Scholastic), and The Worst Case Scenario Ultimate Adventure: Everest (Chronicle). He has an MFA in dramatic writing from NYU’s film school.
Bill is the founder of Crab Hill Press, a developer of apps for kids, including Nash Smasher! (named a Best 10 Children’s iPad Book by The New York Times). He lives in New York City. Visit www.billdoyle.net.
As the author of the Scream Team series, books about misfit monsters who play sports, Bill created a squad of wacky creatures who really connect with readers. Bill will help students develop their own monster main character, one with specific goals, obstacles, and talents.
Bill has developed two mystery series, Crime Through Time and Comprehension Cliffhangers. For older grades, Bill will focus on historical fiction, guiding students on creating their own detectives from their favorite time periods.
Conferences & Festivals
App-ly Yourself: How to Create a Bestselling Book App
As creator and developer of best-selling interactive storybooks, including Nash Smasher! and Don’t Open Before Christmas, Bill can show you secrets of storyboarding your own book app and getting it into the hands of readers.
Bill loves to visit classroom, libraries, and conferences via Skype or iChat. He can schedule up to 30-minute virtual, Q&A visits with book groups and library groups that have read at least one of his books. For rates and fees please fill out our Author Request form and the Author Visits Manager will respond shortly.
A writing board of any kind, so the entire room can see it. If I’ll be talking about apps, I’ll need to be able to plug my iPad into a monitor for the room to see.
For rates and fees please fill out our Author Request form and the Author Visits Manager will respond shortly.
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