DIVE IN: Coral Reef Critters with Author/Illustrator Roxie Munro (STEM-Aligned)

by  Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank

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Award-winning author/illustrator Roxie Munro "dives in" to a beautiful Caribbean coral reef, full of fascinating creatures. Program is based upon Munro's new nonfiction picture book: "DIVE IN: Swim with Sea Creatures at their Actual Sizes." Colorful realistic paintings, with accompanying detailed information on these creatures and their underwater environment. The lively program also includes process photos of the author/illustrator making the book - from storyboard to sketches; to research, text and edits; to final art and cover decisions.. For more info and reviews, see https://www.roxiemunro.com/dive-in.html

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About This Program


Multipoint: $300.00
View Only: 300.00
Point to Point: $300.00
By Request: $300.00


PreK-1st grade: 45 minutes. 2nd grade-high school; adults: 1 hour.

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

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Primary Disciplines

Fine Arts, International, Reading, Sciences

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

Booking Information

Monday - Sunday 9AM -9PM Eastern time

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Five days ahead of scheduled time

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Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank

White Plains, NY
United States

The Common Core State Standards have focused attention on process and using nonfiction in the classroom. Our Authors on Call from iNK Think Tank embody the CCSS. This team uses their extraordinary breadth of knowledge to transform today's classrooms into vital centers of learning. These authors are experts in processing enormous amounts of information, sifting through it and synthesizing it into works with added value. So why not talk to these masters of 21st century skillsand let them unpack their process for your students? They are eager to share their knowledge with you and to help you inspire your students with books kids love to read about subjects you're required to teach. So far our authors include Jan Adkins, Vicki Cobb,  Roxie Munro, Dorothy Hinshaw Patent,Carla Killough McClafferty, Kerrie Hollihan, Aline Alexander Newman, David M. Schwartz, Alexandra Siy,  Peggy Thomas, Marissa Moss, Jan Adkins, and Andrea Warren. Keep coming back as we add more authors and new programs.

Vicki Cobb

Program Details


Roxie does an introduction to coral reefs. Next she shows an animated Keynote slide presentation with live voice-over discussion. Included are images and information on 29 creatures. Then she explains how the book was created: researching and choosing her subjects, writing and editing the text, making a storyboard and dummy, to sketches, painting the final art, and making the book cover. We make a brief visit to Roxie's art studio, and then have a live Q and A with the audience.


The participants will be introduced to 29 Caribbean reef creatures, up close and personal. They will learn how a nonfiction picture book is created: from researching, writing and editing the text, to storyboard and dummy to sketches, painting the final art, and making the book cover. Participants visit a professional artist's studio.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Science, nature, animals, geology, ecosystems, ecology, biology, ocean sciences, earth sciences, engineering.