Layla Ahmad, Toronto, Ontario. TWUC Member. Presentation: english. Grades: Kindergarten – grade 7. Rate: Rates: $250 for one session, $450 for two, $675 for three, $900 for a full day (four sessions). Plus a travel fee of $0.50/km if outside Toronto.
Layla is a children’s book author who loves explaining what goes in to her story writing and creating process. Her first book, WHEN MOM’S AWAY came out in April 2021 with Second Story Press.
Layla has worked has extensive experience working in media alongside being an author, including at CBC Kids, Toronto’s Reel Asian Film Festival and The Walrus.
Layla’s presentations include an in-depth, animated reading of her work, coupled with activities, crafts, mad-libs, and curated discussions depending on the age and grade level of the group she is working with. She is a wiz at fostering enlightening Q and A sessions with her readers that encourage and open learning environment for those who want to know more about writing, creating, and being a creator.
Layla has worked with audiences including up to 200 children and works in both virtual and in-person formats. She is adaptable to most (if not all) digital platforms and can work with you to modify digital presentations depending on what software you use.