What To Expect From A Parnassus-Arranged School Visit
Before the visit, Parnassus Books will:- Email an order form to your school’s designated contact person.- Communicate the author’s A/V needs for their presentation, along with any other requirements/preferences.- Notify the school as soon as possible if the author/illustrator’s availability changes and the visit must be rescheduled or canceled.
Before the visit, your school will:- Print and send home with students the order forms for the visit.- Promote the author/illustrator to the school community of teachers, students, parents, volunteers, and other supporters. - Familiarize students with the author/illustrator’s work.- Collect order forms, along with cash and check payments, by the deadline specified on the form and return to Parnassus Books no later than 2 days before the visit.
On the day of the visit, Parnassus Books will:- Send someone to accompany the author/illustrator at the school.- Facilitate the signing of pre-ordered books and deliver them to the school as soon as possible. Please note that delivery may take place after the author’s presentation.
On the day of the visit, your school will:- Have a representative available to accompany and introduce the author/illustrator at their presentation.- Provide requested A/V equipment and other items as requested by the author/illustrator.- Provide water for the author.- Help maintain an attentive, orderly crowd during the presentation.