Elizabeth Singer Hunt
DATE OF SCHOOL VISIT
Thursday, May 2 and Friday, May 3, 2019 (Elizabeth will be visiting two schools each day: one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Please indicate your TIME OF DAY preference: morning or afternoon and which DATE you prefer.)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Elizabeth Singer Hunt is best known as the award-winning author of the Secret Agent Jack Stalwart chapter book series for younger readers. The 14-book series has been named a ‘must read’ for boys by the British Education Secretary, serialized by BBC Radio, and featured on Virgin Atlantic Airways’ international flights.
ABOUT THE BOOKS: The Fate of the Irish Treasure (Book 3) and The Race for the Gold Rush Treasure (Book 4)
The Fate of the Irish Treasure (book 3): In the third jet-setting installment in the thrilling award-winning chapter book series Secret Agents Jack and Max Stalwart, Jack teams up with his older brother Max to solve an intriguing Irish mystery, using their special training as secret agents. Ireland’s greatest national treasure, the sacred Book of Kells, vanishes from a library in Dublin. Clues point to the Mastermind being involved. Will Jack and Max be able to find the Book and uncover the Mastermind’s identity before he strikes again?
The Race for the Gold Rush Treasure (book 4): In the fourth globe-trotting installment in the exciting Secret Agents Jack and Max Stalwart series, Jack teams up with his older brother Max to solve a thrilling California puzzle, using their special training as Global Protection Force agents. In the foothills of California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains, an unbelievable discovery is made: $10 million in rare coins dating back to the California Gold Rush! Secret Agents Jack and Max Stalwart are sent to protect the treasure. But almost as soon as they arrive, it vanishes into thin air. Little do they know that the culprit is someone from Jack’s past. Unfortunately for the brothers, the criminal isn’t only after the loot. He wants revenge.
Elizabeth's books are very popular with reluctant readers!
LENGTH & TOPIC OF PRESENTATION
This is a 45 minute interactive Powerpoint presentation on the inspiration behind the Jack and Max series! It's a fun-filled, educational presentation that covers world geography and culture and includes lots of guessing games for kids.
SCHOOL TYPE & GRADES
Elementary Schools; grades 1-4
DESIRED # OF STUDENTS
This works well for assemblies up to 250 students.
Projector for PowerPoint presentation, microphone (if large group), bottle of water.
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.
ONLINE ORDERING LINK
Link to share with students and their families to order Elizabeth's books: https://www.tatteredcover.com/book-list-elizabeth-singer-hunt
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 unless they have the printed confirmation. PLEASE KEEP THIS! You'll need to include these confirmations when returning the leftover books so you won't be charged for them! If they do ask you for a book without a confirmation, just email us the name of the student and parent's name and we can check. DEADLINE: Online orders with SCHOOL PICK UP will only be available for one week after the school visit. Orders placed after that time will need to be picked up at one of our locations, or shipped.