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Skippyjon Jones Author, Judy Schachner Visits Schools

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Judy Schachner, well-known for her children’s book series, Skippyjon Jonesvisited students at Lowell and Wade King elementary schools in September.

Schachner has won numerous book awards for Skippyjon Jones, which features a Siamese cat with large ears who wishes he was a Chihuahua. She shared a presentation with students that included questions from elementary aged kids. Some of the questions were… Dear Judy Schachner, are you still alive? Were you ever a child? How did you learn how to write?

Schachner shared pictures from her childhood and told the story of her life as she grew up and became an author and illustrator. She shared excerpts from her books including Skippyjon Jones and Dewey Bob.

After a short presentation and answering some student questions, she signed books for students.


Comment (1)

  1. Julie Webber

    1 year ago

    I love Skippyjon Jones! How awesome to have the creator of such a fantastic story visit our schools 🙂

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