Jonathan Miller, author and illustrator of children’s book series The Adventures of Sammy the Wonder Dachshund, guides students through the process of writing and illustrating a story. His fun and informative presentation shows real-life implementation of forming an idea, brainstorming, writing a rough draft, revising and editing, and publishing a book. Incorporating a wide range of topics for students to take back to their writing, classrooms, and lives, Mr. Miller also discusses how books are made, what it is like to be an author as a career, and the business aspects of book publishing. His goal is for students to see the importance of becoming the best writers the can be! Get ready to laugh as Mr. Miller also reads one of his books and answers questions from students and teachers.
Grade Range: 2-5
Tags: ELA, creative writing, art, author, illustrator