Award-winning author/illustrator Susan Stockdale demonstrates how she researches and writes her nonfiction picture books with themes ranging from how animals carry their young to how flower shapes attract certain pollinators.
Students learn how to conduct thorough research to gather accurate information and the importance of revising during the writing process. They discover how rhythmic rhyme and vivid verbs, synonyms and alliteration can make their words sparkle.
Find out why Stockdale received a "Notable Books in the Language Arts" award from the National Council of Teachers of English and why schools call her presentation "the best author program we ever had."
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