Many authors and illustrators love to visit schools and libraries, meet students, interact with teachers and librarians, and sell their books. Here you will find a couple of links to articles that will help you plan and implement a successful author or illustrator visit. additionally, there are links below to help you find authors and illustrators in your area (esp. Michigan).
PLANNING YOUR VISIT
Surprising Facts About Authors . . . and You! (What you should know before you invite!)
An article on how to host a successful visit: “Wide-eyed and Curious: Working with young children in groups” by Shutta Crum.
Author visit tip sheets, wish lists, interviews, etc. at author Toni Buzzeo’s site.