DATE OF SCHOOL VISIT
Wednesday, March 20 (Soman will be visiting two schools: one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Please indicate your TIME OF DAY preference: morning or afternoon.)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Soman Chainani believes in fairy tales wholeheartedly. When studying at Harvard, he practically created his own fairy-tale major. He is an acclaimed screenwriter and a graduate of the MFA Film Directing Program at Columbia University. His films have played at more than 150 film festivals around the world, and his writing awards include an honor from the Sun Valley Writers' Conference. He lives in New York City. You can visit him online at www.somanchainani.net.
ABOUT THE BOOK: The School for Good and Evil: A Crystal of Time
In this fifth installment in Soman Chainani’s New York Times bestselling School for Good and Evil fantasy series, the past will come back to haunt the present. A false king has seized Camelot’s throne, sentencing Tedros, the true king, to death. While Agatha, narrowly escapes the same fate, Sophie is caught in King Rhian’s trap. With her wedding to Rhian approaching, she’s forced to play a dangerous game as her friends’ lives hang in the balance. All the while, King Rhian’s dark plans for Camelot are taking shape. Now the students of the School for Good and Evil must find a way to restore Tedros to the throne before their stories—and the future of the Endless Woods—are rewritten . . . forever.
LENGTH & TOPIC OF PRESENTATION
45 minutes;topic is Soman’s writing career and The School for Good and Evil. The presentation is really fun and interactive.
SCHOOL TYPE & GRADES
Upper Elementary & Middle Schools; grades 3-6
DESIRED # OF STUDENTS
As many as the school would like, but ideally 200+
Computer/laptop with powerpoint installed, projector, projector screen, microphone, and internet access. Soman will also need a 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 Soman's books: https://www.tatteredcover.com/book-list-soman-chainani 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.