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.
Draw Me a Story
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.
Conferences and Festivals
Amy is available for speaking opportunities at festivals and conferences. Amy is also available to meet with local reading groups.
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/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.
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