Visiting Author for Schools: Matt de la Pena & Loren Long

Matt de la Pena & Loren Long

DATE OF SCHOOL VISIT
Tuesday, February 13 (Matt & Loren will be visiting two schools: one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Please indicate your preference.)

AUTHORS
Matt de la Pena & Loren Long

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

MATT DE LA PENA is the author of Last Stop on Market Street, which won the Newbery Medal and was chosen for a Caldecott Honor. He is also the author the award-winning picture book A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis and six critically acclaimed young adult novels. Matt teaches creative writing and visits schools and colleges throughout the country. Matt lives in Brooklyn, NY.

LOREN LONG is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Otis series. He's also the illustrator of the #1 New York Times bestseller Of Thee I Sing by Barack Obama, as well as the re-illustrated, #1 New York Times bestseller The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper. He lives near Cincinnati with his wife, two sons, and two Weimaraners. 

LENGTH & TOPIC OF PRESENTATION
45-50 minutes, including Q&A.

SCHOOL TYPE & GRADES
Elementary, grades K-3

DESIRED # OF STUDENTS
As many that will fit in a library or gym!

AV NEEDS
Two microphones; computer or laptop, projector, projector screen (Matt and Loren will bring a presentation on a USB/flash drive.) A large drawing pad and standing easel with markers. And a bottle of water.

OTHER NOTES & REQUIREMENTS
The publisher will provide schools with branded posters & post-its to create “Love is . . .” walls in advance of the event.

HASHTAGS/SOCIAL MEDIA
#tatteredcover #love


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. 

ONLINE ORDERING LINK
Link to share with students and their families to order Matt & Loren's books: www.tatteredcover.com/book-list-matt-and-loren 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 me the name of the student and parent's name and I can check.

Staff Pick Badge
Love Cover Image
By Matt de la Peña, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524740917
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 9th, 2018

Last Stop on Market Street Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399257742
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015

Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters Cover Image
By Barack Obama, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375835278
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 16th, 2010

Otis Cover Image
By Loren Long, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399252488
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Philomel Books - September 22nd, 2009

Otis and the Puppy Cover Image
By Loren Long, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399254697
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Philomel Books - March 12th, 2013

Little Tree Cover Image
By Loren Long (Illustrator), Loren Long
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399163975
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Philomel Books - October 27th, 2015

Otis and the Tornado Cover Image
By Loren Long, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399254772
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Philomel Books - September 6th, 2011

Otis's Busy Day Cover Image
By Loren Long, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$3.99
ISBN: 9780448481302
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Penguin Young Readers - June 26th, 2014

What Does Otis See? Cover Image
By Loren Long, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780448487588
Availability: Available to Order - Usually Arrives in Our Store in 4 to 7 Days
Published: Penguin Young Readers - October 20th, 2015

Otis the Tractor Doll: 7
$16.00
ISBN: 9781579822651
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: MerryMakers - September 15th, 2010