Sarah is available for school visits.
1. BEAR NEEDS HELP and A PERFECT DAY
For grades K - 2, Sarah discusses the process of writing and illustrating a picture book and reads the books aloud. Activities include lessons on how to draw a bear and a shell.
2. SEASHELLS: MORE THAN A HOME and FEATHERS: NOT JUST FOR FLYING
For grades 2 - 4, Sarah takes the class through the process of illustrating a science book, including the extensive research done by the illustrator. She shares the inside stories behind both books, which took seven years from Melissa Stewart's initial idea until publication. The presentation ends with a lesson on how to draw feathers and shells.
Additional tools developed by Melissa Stewart are not part of the presentation but may be used by teachers:
Teacher's Guide with Common Core links
Video - Similes in Feathers
Single hour-long presentation: $400
Maximum of 3 presentations/day
Travel over 1 hour from home reimbursed