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Susan Nees Author Visit Kit

Birthplace
United States of America
Current home
Watkinsville, Georgia, United States of America

Grades

PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5

Susan Nees is the author and illustrator of the Scholastic early chapter book series, Missy’s Super Duper Royal Deluxe. Her work has been featured in numerous children’s magazines, exhibited at the Georgia Museum of Art, the Chicago Art Institute, and the Minneapolis Institute of Art. She is the recipient of an AIGA award. Visit www.susannees.com.

Description of the Author’s Presentation

Suggested audience: Grades K–3
Three presentations and/or workshops per day

Susan’s high-spirited presentations have included everything from live sketching, to brainstorming information, to weird work habit secrets, to sing alongs, to even a sneak peek into her studio. Most presentations also feature book readings, book signings, and a "tell-all" Q&A. 

Conference and Festival Appearances

With the unique opportunity to speak as both a writer and illustrator, Susan’s talks include her POV on writing and illustrating, on using visual literacy to entice emerging readers, and on the power of promotion. Susan also teaches workshops on building book prototypes, portfolio development, and is always eager to join in on a panel discussion.

Virtual Visits

Susan is happy to drop in for a 20-minute virtual visit and Q&A with book groups and library groups that have read at least one of her books using Skype or iChat.
$300 for a 45-minute Q&A
$200 for a 45-minute Q&A if the audience has read one of Susan’s books

AV and Tech Needs for In-Person Visits

Susan will provide her own computer. She will need a projector, a cart for the projector, and a three pronged extension cord.

Honorarium

Local (Atlanta, Athens area): $500 per day
Overnight: $750 per day, plus travel/accommodations

Ordering Books

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

The Hat

by Mavis Smith , Judith Bauer Stamper

Grades

PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5

Guided Reading Level

Not Available

Books | Individual Titles | Paperback Book
Starting at: $3.67

Crazy like a Fox

by Loreen Leedy

Grades

PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5

Guided Reading Level

P

Books | Individual Titles | Paperback Book
Starting at: $4.95

Mom and Dad Are Palindromes

by Adam McCauley , Mark Shulman

Grades

1–2, 3–5

Lexile® Measure

150L

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

First Encyclopedia of Our World

by David Hancock , Felicity Brooks

Grades

1–2, 3–5

Guided Reading Level

P

Books | Individual Titles | Paperback Book
Starting at: $7.95

25 Great Grammar Poems With Activities

by Bobbi Katz

Grades

3–5, 6–8

Guided Reading Level

Not Available

Books | Individual Titles | Activity Book
Starting at: $12.99

Thirty Days Has September

by Chris Stevens , Sarah Horne

Grades

3–5, 6–8

Guided Reading Level

W

Books | Individual Titles | Paperback Book
Starting at: $4.95
My Scholastic

Susan Cheyney

GRADES: 1-2