Arthur Slade

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"What a fantastic opportunity to speak with an author from another country! Arthur Slade’s visit was brilliant. The children were enthralled and, months later, are still asking when we can talk to him again." Danica Mansell, Coleambally, NSW Australia
"Our virtual author visit with Arthur Slade was fantastic! He was entertaining and informative. It was the next best thing to having him here." Beth Schill, Spencerport, NY, USA.

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Author's presentation is 60 minutes long and includes an audio/visual element, discussion of writing techniques, inspiration and various novels. For more information and to see a short video about his presentations watch this video:

Audiences: Grade 4-12

Available Times: 8AM-7PM (MT)

No recording of Skype Sessions without permission from the author.

No Cost Meet the Author Visit: 10-15 minutes to students familiar with the author's work

The Hunchback Assignments Half Hour Contest:Hear ye, teachers and librarians across the world. You could win a free virtual visit from Arthur Slade. During the school year known as 2009-2010 Arthur Slade will be giving free "Hunchback Assignments" half hour visits using Skype or iChat. These visits include a presentation on the series, discussion of Victorian history, how to write, and time for a Q&A and prizes for the winning classrooms. To enter and for more details just send an e-mail to

In-Depth Visit Length:60 minutes

In-Depth Visit Cost: Contact author

Prerequisites:A "test run" previous to the visit. Ideally student should be familiar with the author's work and/or have visited his website for information.


Affiliations: The Writer's Union of Canada, CANSCAIP, SCBWI

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