Sherry Ellis, Children's Author and Musician
Imagine ... Learn ... Create
Sherry Ellis is an award-winning author and professional musician who plays and teaches the violin, viola, and piano. Ellis' books include Bubba and Squirt's Big Dig to China, Ten Zany Birds, Don't Feed the Elephant, That Baby Woke Me Up, AGAIN, and That Mama is a Grouch. Ellis, her husband, and their two children live in Atlanta, Georgia.
The most important thing the author wants readers to gain from her books:
The belief that you can do anything if you put your mind to it.
Why the author is an authority on the subject of her books:
I've been writing children's books for over fifteen years. I know the amount of research, time, and effort it takes to go from an idea to a printed book. I also know that persistence pays off.
Speaking Engagements and School Presentations:
Recipe for a Book: Duration 45-60 minutes. Groups of up to 40 children. Description: Interactive creative writing workshop where students combine writing ingredients (ideas, characters, setting, plot, conflict, revision) to "bake" a tasty book. During the presentation, I explain why I write my books, how I do research, and share anecdotes about the characters and places featured in my books. Time is allowed for questions and autographing books.
Willing to travel