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Mike Thaler Author Visit Kit

Birthplace
Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Current home
Canby, Oregon, United States of America

Grades

PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12

A firm believer that story writing and riddle making are useful tools for stimulating creative use and awareness of language, award-winning author and illustrator Mike Thaler, known nationally as America's "Riddle King," travels the nation leading teachers and students into the realm of imagination. Mike shares his favorite motto with the people he meets: "The most powerful nation in the world is imagination."

To find out more information about Mike Thaler and his author visits, you can go to his website or write to him at the following address:

Mike Thaler
PO Box 408
West Linn, OR
97068

Description of the Author’s Presentation

Grades K–6
Maximum of two large-group assemblies per day

A typical school program with Mike includes two large group presentations to grades 1–2 and 3–6, a reading to a small group of kindergarteners, and an activity of choice, such as a Q&A session, a hands-on art class, an autographing session, or class pictures with Mike.

Honorarium

For rates and fees, please fill out our Request a Visit form and the Author Visits Manager will respond shortly.

Ordering Books

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

Bats at the Library

by Brian Lies

Grades

PreK–K, 1–2

Guided Reading Level

Not Available

Charlie Cook’s Favorite Book

by Axel Scheffler , Julia Donaldson

Grades

PreK–K, 1–2

Guided Reading Level

L

How Rocket Learned to Read

by Tad Hills

Grades

PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5

Guided Reading Level

Not Available

Library Lil

by Steven Kellogg , Suzanne Williams

Grades

PreK–K, 1–2

Guided Reading Level

M

Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Not Reading

by J. P. Coovert , Tommy Greenwald

Grades

6-8

Guided Reading Level

S

Books | Individual Titles | Paperback Book
Starting at: $5.95

When Winter Comes

by Nancy Van Laan , Susan Gaber

Grades

PreK–K, 1–2

Guided Reading Level

K

My Scholastic

Susan Cheyney

GRADES: 1-2