Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Roxie Munro

Have Roxie Munro visit your school, library, or conference
email marilyn@childrenslit.com

A multimedia artist, Roxie is the author/illustrator of over thirty five books for children, including her newest, Hatch! (Marshall Cavendish, 2011) and the upcoming Busy Builders (Marshall Cavendish, 2012). This year also saw the release of her new ipad app, "Roxie's a-MAZE-ing Vacation Adventure," an animated, interactive counting and maze game. Born in Texas and raised in southern Maryland, Roxie studied at the University of Maryland, the Maryland Institute College of Art (Baltimore), and received a BFA in Painting from the University of Hawaii. In addition to writing and illustrating for children Roxie has worked as a freelance artist—fourteen of her paintings have been published as covers of The New Yorker magazine. She has a wide selection of programs for schools and adults, where she shares stories about her art, books, publishing career, and childhood. Roxie lives in Long Island, New York with her husband.

School Visits: Roxie will visit 3 classes (35-45 minutes each with 10-15 minute Q&A) per day, with a book signing session. Fee: $1200/day plus travel expenses. Programs are tailored for grade level, venue, and class size, but the following gives an idea of the content and possibilities.

Adult Programs (conferences, workshops, teachers, librarians, etc): Typically, a 45-minute PowerPoint, with Q&A and a signing session. Presentations and teaching varies depending upon venue and time. Fee: contact us for a specific price quote.

For more information about Roxie, please visit http://www.childrenslit.com/bookingservice/munro-roxie.html.

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