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Would you like to bring Paul Zelinsky to your school or conference? Here are some responses from teachers at elementary schools he has visited:

• Paul Zelinsky was fantastic and I have never seen my kids have such a reaction from hearing an author/illustrator. Of course they walked in the room and said, "Can we draw"? I said yes and the room was silent.

• Awesome choice in authors!! Paul Zelinsky was excellent and I enjoyed him just as much as the kids.

• Mr. Zelinsky's message of perseverance and hard work went right along with the character building lessons we have been working on all year.

Click here to read a library blogger's take on a presentation by Zelinsky at a New Jersey library conference: "one of the best lectures I have ever attended on any topic."

If you are interested in requesting a speaking date, please send an email to appearances@paulozelinsky.com

For some advice from Penguin Group on setting up author visits, you can, click here to download a PDF file. This PDF suggests a typical author-visit schedule.

Events open to the public shown in red

Friday, March 23: London, England
ACS Hillingdon International School

Tuesday, March 27: Bologna, Italy
New York Times Best Illustrated List celebration,
Bologna Book Fair

Saturday, April 21: New York City
moderating "Storytime: Imagination in Action,"
a storytelling panel, for children,
at PEN's World Voices Festival

June 2-3: New Brunswick, NJ
SCBWI Regional conference

August 3-6: Los Angeles, CA
SCBWI National Conference

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