Micki Fine Pavlicek
DATE OF SCHOOL VISIT
Monday, January 13 - Friday, January 17. (Monday, Jan 13 has been fully booked.) (Please indicate which day you'd like AND whether your school would prefer a morning or afternoon author visit.)
Micki Fine Pavlicek
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Micki Fine Pavlicek is a longtime psychotherapist in private practice, a certified teacher of mindfulness meditation trained at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts, a TEDx presenter, the founder of Mindful Living (livingmindfully.org), and the author of The Need to Please: Mindfulness Skills to Gain Freedom from People Pleasing and Approval Seeking. She has taught mindfulness-based stress reduction and loving-kindness meditation since 1994 in a variety of settings, including her private practice, research environments, Rice University, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the Jung Center.
ABOUT THE BOOK: May All People and Pigs Be Happy
Pigalina teaches Claire the loving-kindness meditation to help Claire embrace the world with compassion and caring. May All People and Pigs Be Happy follows seven-year-old Claire and her stuffed animal Pigalina. From Pigalina, Claire learns a simple meditation that helps her to feel kinder toward herself and spread caring and love to others. The loving-kindness meditation can be practiced by anyone regardless of religion to cultivate loving presence, friendship, tenderness, and love. This book is perfect for those with or without a background in the loving-kindness meditation.
LENGTH & TOPIC OF PRESENTATION
A 45 minute talk about loving/kindness and a reading of May All People and Pigs Be Happy.
SCHOOL TYPE & GRADES
Lower Elementary, grades Pre-K-3
DESIRED # OF STUDENTS
Minimum of 50, but hopefully more!
Micki has a PowerPoint presentation and will bring her computer, plus a flash drive with a copy of the presentation on it as back up. She'll need a projector, projector screen, cords to connect the projector to her computer. 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.
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 Micki's book:
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.