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Kevin Sherry Author Visit Kit

Current home
Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Grades

PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8

Kevin Sherry offers an exciting, inspiring, and very dynamic educational presentation. At each appearance, Kevin talks about his influences, his triumphs and his failures. He also incorporates performances of original rock songs and his own hand-made puppets. Many teachers and principals have said to Kevin after a presentation, “This is what you should be doing.”

Description of the Author’s Presentation

Puppets, Pencils and Paints: Kevin Sherry

Grades K–6
45 minutes


Kevin has a few different slideshows and more or less songs depending on age of students. In this presentation, Kevin discusses his influences as a child, his road to becoming an author, and he leads the audience through the conception and creation of some of his best books. Kevin also incorporates his background as a puppeteer and singer to exciting and hilarious effect.

Conference and Festival Appearances

Puppets, Pencils and Paints: Kevin Sherry

15-45 minutes

In this presentation Kevin, discusses his influences as a child, his road to becoming an author, and he leads the viewer through the conception and creation of some of his best books. Kevin also incorporates his background as a puppeteer and singer to exciting and hilarious effect.

AV and Tech Needs for In-Person Visits

Computer projector, projection screen, microphone

Honorarium

$350 per presentation or $1,000 per day which would include private lunches or critiques, etc.. Sliding scale, please contact the Scholastic Author Visits team for information.

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

GRADES: 1-2
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