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Kelly diPucchio

FISHING FOR IDEAS!

Grades Pre K-1

  1. Hey, Buoys and Gills! Fishing for story ideas is fun! Grab your fishing pole and join Kelly in this interactive seafaring session that includes silly word games, puppets and a fintastic reading of GILBERT GOLDFISH WANTS A PET. What are your little fishes’ wishes?


I AM KIND! WHAT’S YOUR SUPERPOWER?

Grades K-3

  1. In this motivational session with an anti-bullying message, Kelly talks to students about the power of kindness and how everyone can be a superhero to someone. This program features stories about real-life kids who have made a difference in the world as well as an interactive reading of SUPER MANNY STANDS UP!


DOG DAYS OF SCHOOL

Grades K-3

  1. Ooh-la-la! Kelly loves dogs! Big dogs. Little dogs. Hot dogs. In this presentation Kelly talks about some famous dogs from books, movies and television. Program includes a reading of DOG DAYS OF SCHOOL and the award-winning picture book GASTON.   Reading comprehension skills will be tested by comparing the two stories in a fun K-9 Quiz Bowl. Join us for a doggone good time! 


DRAGONS ARE PEOPLE TOO!
Grades 2-5

  1. Hear Ye! Hear Ye! In this terribly awesome session fine blokes and smart lassies in your kingdom will learn how to fire up great stories. Royal topics include revision, character development, voice, and anthropomorphism. WARNING: This program includes an angry mob and a reading of DRAGON WAS TERRIBLE.


DETAILS! DETAILS! DETAILS!

Grades 2-6

  1. Pay attention! To details, that is! In this program Kelly shares some star-spangled tips for doing research and writing winning   stories. Kids will learn how unique details can transform weary stories into WOW! This session includes some fun, funky facts about U.S. presidents and a reading from New York Times bestseller, GRACE FOR PRESIDENT.


BRAAAINSTORMING 101

Grades 2-6

  1. Ghouls and boys looking for a way to breathe new life into their stories will shriek for this zombie invasion inspiration. Character development and plot twists will be served up in this frightfully delicious presentation. Kelly shares her popular title ZOMBIE IN LOVE in a freakishly fun program kids and teachers won’t soon forget.


                                  


Programs above include an informative,

entertaining PowerPoint presentation called -

HOW A BOOK IS BORN!

 



ALL PROGRAMS ARE 50 MINUTES

 

  1. Kelly is happy to sign books after her presentations. Please note that Kelly does not sell her own books. Her books can be ordered in advance of her visit from online booksellers, local bookstores, or directly through her publishers.



TESTIMONIALS


"A teacher of over 30 years said Kelly's visit was the best author

visit she has ever seen!"

  1. —Denise Rader

  2. 3rd grade teacher

  3. Country Oaks Elementary, MI


 
"Kelly's presentation was right on target for each grade level.

Her PowerPoint was helpful and informative.  She used props

that entertained and kept the students' attention.  I would highly

recommend Kelly to any school who wants an enthusiastic

author. She is practical and well prepared.  She relates to the

children with ease.  She is patient and takes time to listen

to the students and answer their questions. Kelly's

visit to our classes was the highlight of our school year!" 

  1. —Charlotte Damewood

  2. 2nd grade teacher

  3. Rush Strong School, TN



 "Your visit to Kingsbury was truly "grand". We now not only

love your books, but you as well."

  1. —Jane Saxon

  2. Library Director

  3. Kingsbury School, MI

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Kelly loves to share her books with children and adults. She is available for school, library, and writing conference presentations. All of her programs are fun and interactive, and can be tailored to meet your particular needs.

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