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Author of the award-winning children’s book
Tickles Tabitha’s Cancer-tankerous Mommy.
Owner of the Nutcracker Publishing Company,
and creator of Crack Open A Book!
Education Programs for children and adults.
Company Website: www.nutcrackerpublishing.com
Author Blog: http://cancer-tankerousmommy.blogspot.com/
Genres: Health, realistic fiction, humor.
Crack Open A Book! Cancer Education School Program
integrates cancer awareness with character education.
School Presentations: Crack Open A Book's school presentations may be adapted and used to engage children once a day, week, or month. Up to six lessons, like "Kindness takes Courage" and "Tiptoe to Health" are available. Despite the serious topic the program is fun for children, encourages dialogue, and offers an assortment of hands-on enrichment activities inspired by the characters in the book.
Amelia has established and marketed a successful publishing company and is happy to share her story with children or adults interested in learning what it takes to create, write, and market a children's book in today's world.
She is working on her next book idea and always appreciates comments and advice from her student audiences. She calls these author visits Guiana Pig Parties.
She is also available for teacher's workshops or in-service days.
Other Presentations: Past topics have included: Live like there's No Tomorrow, The Almost Famous Author, Surviving the Creative Writing Process, A Survivors Guide to Self-Publishing, Ten things A Breast Cancer Survivors Teenage Daughter Needs to Know, Cancer-Tankerous Mother's Day or Breast Cancer Awareness Program.
Audiences: Elementary Classrooms, Health Care Educators, Book Clubs, Libraries.
Available Times: Monday--Friday. Schedule permitting--Saturday.
No recording of Skype Sessions without permission from the author.
No Cost Meet the Author Visit: 10-15 minutes.
In-Depth Visit Length: 20 minutes to 2 hours. Up to six, 20-30 minute visits once a day, week, or month may qualify as one in-depth visit. This way students visit the author each day and talk about the lesson they will be doing or have already done.
In-Depth Visit Cost: Free! With the purchase of 10 or more books.($9.95) Arrangements can also be made to use this book as an event or classroom fundraiser. You can earn 10% of all book sales. Ask author for details.
Prerequisites: Depends on the type of presentation. Prior to author school visits a PowerPoint presentation and information for teachers will be sent to the school.
Contact Information: Amelia@nutcrackerpublishing.com Phone: 919-924-2058 Address: Apex, North Carolina.
Affiliations: Independent Book Publishers Association, National Cancer Survivors Day Speakers Bureau.
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