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Amy Marie Stadelmann Author Visit Kit


PreK–K, 1–2

Amy Marie Stadelmann is the illustrator and writer of the early chapter book series Olive & Beatrix. Apart from being an illustrator and writer, she has also worked on numerous children’s animated TV shows like The Wonder Pets! and Team Umizoomi.

Learn more about Amy by visiting her website.

Description of the Author’s Presentation

Draw Me a Story

Grades K–2
30–60 minutes (flexible)

This presentation explores how drawings can tell a story. Amy shares her own drawings and illustrations from her series Olive & Beatrix and discusses how drawings can tell a story on their own and with words. Kids are then encouraged to make their own drawings that tell a story.

Conference and Festival Appearances

Amy is available for speaking opportunities at festivals and conferences. Amy is also available to meet with local reading groups.

Virtual Visits

Amy is available for 20-minute virtual visits using Skype or Facetime for Q&As with reading groups that have read at least one of her books.

AV and Tech Needs for In-Person Visits

Amy requires a computer set up with a projector for a PowerPoint presentation. She also requires art supplies for writing and drawing if the presentation includes a classroom activity.


Amy’s honorarium is flexible, but she generally garners $500 per day, plus any and all travel expenses.

Ordering Books

Schools and libraries may order books at a discounted rate by visiting The Scholastic Teacher Store or by calling 1-800-SCHOLASTIC.

Susan Cheyney

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