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!
Book pile


45–60 minutes, depending on age.

Number of Sessions

3 maximum per day

Size of Audience


Age of Audience

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


Depends on the 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, please use this form to contact me: