Lori Alexander
Lori Alexander
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school & library visits
If you are a parent, teacher, librarian, kid, or construction truck fanatic, I would love to hear from you!

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Picture Books Rock! (K-2nd): In this interactive session, students get a behind the scenes look at what it takes to build a picture book. After reading Backhoe Joe, we will discuss basic storytelling elements, such as character, setting, problem and solution. Take a peek at original sketches and finished watercolor art from the illustrator. Test reading comprehension with an interactive game. Q&A and plus book signing. Loads of fun!

(30-40 minutes)

Building a Picture Book (3rd-5th): This session shows students how to build their stories from the ground up. We will use a blueprint to discuss topics such as idea generation, character development, and plot twists. Includes a reading of Backhoe Joe and never-seen before character sketches from the book prior to publication. Q&A and plus book signing. Loads of fun

(40-50 minutes)

General Information
Half-day visit=Two morning or two afternoon sessions, plus book signing

Full-day visit=Three sessions, plus book signing

Interactive elements will be customized based on group size and grade level. Please email me for current rates!

Visit resources
BACKHOE JOE Teacher’s Guide
Book Order Form 

Programs for schools