DATE OF SCHOOL VISIT
Tuesday, April 24 (Stuart will be visiting two schools. One in the monring and one in the afternoon. PLEASE INDICATE YOUR PREFERENCE.)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Stuart Gibbs is the author of the FunJungle series, as well as the New York Times bestselling Spy School and Moon Base Alpha series. He has written the screenplays for movies like See Spot Run and Repli-Kate, worked on a whole bunch of animated films, developed TV shows for Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, ABC, and Fox. Stuart lives with his wife and children in Los Angeles.
ABOUT THE BOOK: Waste of Space
The New York Times bestselling series... Tensions are running high when multi-billionaire Lars Sjoburg is poisoned and demands to go home and everyone is looking to Dash Gibson to solve the case in this third and final book in the New York Times bestselling Moon Base Alpha series. Moon Base Alpha was supposed to be an exciting place to live, but Dash didn't expect for it to be this exciting. After solving a murder and rescuing the moon base commander, he just wants to have a calm, quiet thirteenth birthday. But of course multi-billionaire and total pain Lars Sjoburg ruins it--by being poisoned. Now there's a murderer loose on Moon Base Alpha again. And Dash is charged with finding out who it could have been. Everyone has a motive, and time is running out.
LENGTH & TOPIC OF PRESENTATION
40-45 minutes. Stuart's presentation are generally tailored to the theme of the novel, in this case: space. He also discusses his career as a writer, and do a book reading, followed by Q&A.
SCHOOL TYPE & GRADES
Elementary School and Middle School; grades 3-6
DESIRED # OF STUDENTS
A auditorium-sized audience.
Microphone for large audiences, projector and projection screen. Stuart will bring his own laptop, but will need to connect it to the projector. And a bottle of water.
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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 Stuart's books: www.tatteredcover.com/book-list-stuart-gibbs 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.