Marsha in storytelling hat
Marsha Strong-Smith, Author & Illustrator

Motivational Presentations at Elementary Schools, Libraries or Bookstores

Invite Marsha to Speak at Your Event

She also does Book Signings

Author Visits to Elementary Schools K-6th grade
(Fees charged outside Santa Cruz, CA Area)

  • Marsha speaks at school assemblies, both large and small groups
  • Approximate time 45-50 minutes (Shorter for K)
  • She will read a story from one of her picture books
  • Interactive questions are asked during her story to encourage discussion

Topics Vary According to the Age Group:

  • Students will learn her formula for creating four picture books
  • Marsha explains how kids can get inspired to create their own simple picture book
  • She emphasizes the need to “Revise, Revise, Revise” & “Never Give Up”
  • Students learn how to draw Hoppity Frog (The main character) in her picture books
  • Upper grade students are encouraged to write a sentence under their drawing with the theme “What is your frog thinking?”
Hoppity Frog at computer
Storytelling to class kids
Marsha at library

Marsha was one of 7 authors invited to read one of her books at the “Santa Cruz County Main Library Book Fair”

Book Discounts are Available for Schools, Libraries, Retailers and Non-Profit Organizations