School Visits - Introduction

authorvisitIMG_7460[1]Are you interested in having me visit your school or library? Or perhaps you would like to have your students participate in an illustration workshop for the day?

Throughout the year, I travel across Canada speaking with school children and adults of all ages. I share my experiences in writing and illustrating for children’s books; I teach workshops and seminars on “How to illustrate a book”; and for the very young, I bring my stories to life with animated readings filled with dance and funny voices!

If you would like to book your school for a visit, check out our booking info.

Recent testimonials from my school visits:

  • “What an inspiring visit. We loved the work and have gone on to write, edit and illustrate our own tongue-twister alphabet books. Your art work encouraged us to enjoy alphabet books once again.”

    Pat Straub

    Lochside Elementary School

  • “I appreciated how Dianna demonstrated how she draws. The students were in awe of her talent and so were we. She has a lovely manner with children and was able to keep their attention and interests.”

    Samia Umeris

    Watson Road Elementary School

  • “We could not be happier with the quality of Dianna's presentations. Age appropriate, interesting, fun and informative. We look forward to having you back in the future!”

    Jennifer Boal

    Ellison Elementary School

  • “I loved the way you inspired our young artists and writers while explaining that sometimes it does take years to write a book! Thank you for autographing copies of our books from the library.”

    Bev MacLeod

    W.O. Mitchell Elementary School