Visiting Author for Schools: Jeff Lammers

Jeff Lammers

DATE OF SCHOOL VISIT
Flexible dates. Jeff will be driving from Pueblo, so schools south of Denver would be best. (Jeff will visit two schools: one in the morning -- about 9am-ish and one in the afternoon -- about 1pm-ish. Please provide your preference.) 

AUTHOR
Jeff Lammers

ABOUT JEFF LAMMERS
Jeff Lammers is an engineer and entrepreneur based in Kansas. He flies small planes in his spare time.

ABOUT THE BOOKPocket Flyers Paper Airplane Book: 69 Mini Planes to Fold and FlyFlying Creatures Paper Airplane Book: 69 Mini Planes to Fold and FlySpace Flyers Paper Airplane Book: 63 Mini Planes to Fold and Fly
Welcome to the world of miniature aviation. It’s entertainment on the fly for the office, backyard, classroom (don’t getcaught!), or anywhere there might be a party, featuring 12 Lilliputian-size models that create 69 planes altogether. Includes step-by-step folding instructions and tips on how to send each plane soaring at its full aerodynamic potential.

ABOUT Pocket Flyers Paper Airplane Book: 69 Mini Planes to Fold and Fly: From the Skyhawk to the Saber, Phoenix to the B-2 Buzz Bomber, these inimitable flyers are vibrantly colored and gorgeously designed. Fold up the Gargoyle, which excels at loops and dives, and the Concorde 500, modeled after the fastest passenger plane ever built. Includes step-by-step folding instructions and tips on how to send each plane soaring at its full aerodynamic potential. 

ABOUT Flying Creatures Paper Airplane Book: 69 Mini Planes to Fold and Fly: From the Dragon to the Stingray, Beetlebot to the Beach Bomber, these flying creatures are vibrantly colored and gorgeously designed to resemble animals that fly, both real and imaginary. Fold up an antennaed Scarab and the sharklike Predator. Includes step-by-step folding instructions and tips on how to send each plane soaring at its full aerodynamic potential. 

ABOUT Space Flyers Paper Airplane Book: 63 Mini Planes to Fold and Fly: From the Dynamo to the Alien Clipper, Cosmojet to the Spectre, these intergalactic flyers are vibrantly colored and gorgeously designed to resemble various spacecraft. Fold up the straight-shooting Star Quest and an Aerobot that's part spaceship, part robot. Includes step-by-step folding instructions and tips on how to send each plane soaring at its full aerodynamic potential.

LENGTH & TOPIC OF PRESENTATION
45-60 minutes with questions either throughout or at the end of the presentation AND the topic is on forces in flight, as that ties into most state standards at all grade levels.

SCHOOL TYPE & GRADES
Elementary, grades 3-5

DESIRED # OF STUDENTS
The more the better!

AV NEEDS
Projector, projection screen and microphone. And a bottle of water. 


PROMOTING & PREPARING FOR THE EVENT
Promoting and preparing for the author's school visit is the most important ingredients for a successful, educational, and fun event. Please be sure to carefuly read: What an Author Visit is All About.

ORDER FORMS
Tattered Cover will design an order form that the school should distribute in advance of the author visit, and again on the day of the event to all student attendees. Books will be available for sale at the school about a week before the event and about a week after the event. An online ordering option is available (see below).

ONLINE ORDERING LINK
Link to share with students and their families to order Jeff's books: www.tatteredcover.com/book-list-jeff-lammers Please make sure anyone ordering online includes the name of your school in the Notes section of the order and if they'd like to pick up the book from you at the school. Please DO NOT give a book to someone who says they ordered online until I can verify it. If they do ask you for one, just email me the name of the student and parent's name and I can check.

Pocket Flyers Paper Airplane Book: 69 Mini Planes to Fold and Fly Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781523502042
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Workman Publishing - October 3rd, 2017

Flying Creatures Paper Airplane Book: 69 Mini Planes to Fold and Fly Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780761193807
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Workman Publishing - October 3rd, 2017

Space Flyers Paper Airplane Book: 63 Mini Planes to Fold and Fly Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780761193791
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Workman Publishing - October 3rd, 2017