Carmichael, LE PhD (Trenton, ON)

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Writers’ Union Member. Award-winning author of more than 20 STEM books for kids.

Lindsey is only offering virtual visits at this time. Fees: $300 for up to 1 hour, $200 for each additional presentation on the same day, to a maximum of 4 hours.

Lindsey specializes in making science engaging, relevant, and above all, fun. She also has 20 years’ experience as a writing instructor, offering workshops for both children and adults. 

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Bender, Rebecca (Burlington ON)

Author-Illustrator. Burlington, ON. Writers’ Union Member. Blue Spruce winner. Mainly K to 3, but also any age.

In-person: $350 plus HST for 1 session, two for $600, three for $800 and four for $1000, + travel for destinations further than 50 km.

Virtual visit: $200 plus HST for one session, 20-60 minutes, and $150 for each additional on the same day.

Rebecca’s goal is to inspire children to imagine their own characters and stories and to act on it! The students will take part in creating illustrations, drawn live before their eyes, that will bring forth story ideas and animated discussion. She shares her journey of becoming an author-illustrator and her process for coming up with ideas. Rebecca requires an easel, chart paper, table, and a chair and prefers a maximum of 65 students per presentation.

For larger groups, a variation of this presentation is done with slides. Please note a projector and sound system is required for this option.

Rebecca also offers a workshop on jump-starting a picture book. She shows the students how to go from creating a strong central character to a solid story idea. For this, tables or clipboards and basic drawing supplies are necessary.

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