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Let’s Have a Good Time with Rhyme!

Fun and Informative Author Presentations for All Ages



  • What it takes to be a children’s author
  • Where authors get their ideas
  • How a picture book is created — from
    messy manuscript to printed page


  • Stories Karen wrote as a little girl
  • A letter from Dr. Seuss
  • Publishing bloopers
  • Reading All-Stars game — win books!





45 – 60 minutes, depending on age. Willing to tailor to specific needs. (Especially passionate about themes from my books: self-esteem, tolerance/compassion, creativity, pursuing one’s dreams, etc.) Also love to speak to educators about building early literacy skills and mischievous ways of getting kids to read!

Number of Sessions

3 maximum per day

Size of Audience


Age of Audience

Although my books are designed primarily for 4-8 year olds, I have spoken to children of all ages, and presented to adults at teacher/reading conferences across the country.


Depends on distance from my home in Northern California and school/library or conference needs. Please contact me for details using the email form on this page.


For more information, or to schedule a visit to your school or library, use this form to contact me: