Hello Hello, Emily Arrow, Hello!

PreK students, Kindergarteners, and 1st graders are very excited to meet Emily Arrow on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27th! Emily is a former elementary-school-music-teacher-turned-kidlit-singer/songwriter; writing and performing fabulous songs based on picture books!

You can watch many videos of her original songs on her Emily Arrow YouTube channel, and we are excited to offer the pre-sale opportunity to purchase a signed CD before her visit! Order forms will be sent home in the next few days, and please return them by Monday, February 11th! You can also click the image below to download a new pre-order form.

Thank you to our AWESOME PTA for funding and supporting this very special literacy-music visit from Emily Arrow!

Donna Janell Bowman visits 2nd, 3rd & 4th grade Leopards!

Bluebonnet Author Donna Janell Bowman to visit 2-4th graders on Friday, November 2nd!

The lucky 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders at England Elementary will host the Bluebonnet-Award-Nominated Author, Donna Janell Bowman, on Friday, November 2nd! Her recent book, Step Right Up, How Doc and Jim Key Taught the World About Kindness, is currently on the Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List for 2018-19!

If you would like to order an autographed copy of Donna Janell Bowman’s recent books, please click on the image below and return the order form with payment by Monday, September 17th.

 

Local independent bookstore, BookPeople, is selling copies of Step Right Up and Abraham Lincoln’s Dueling Words to our students in advance of her visit, so our guest is able to sign and personalize books while she visits England Elementary!

Thank you in advance to our PTA, who helps makes visits like this possible for our students!

February 2018 by the numbers…

Ben Clanton’s Awesome Authorstrator Visit!

Author/Illustrator Ben Clanton to visit PreK-2nd graders on February 8th!

The lucky PreK, kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd graders at England Elementary will host the author-illustrator Ben Clanton, on Thursday, February 8th! His recent book, It Came in the Mail, is an RRISD Armadillo Readers’ Choice Selection for 2017-18!

If you would like to order an autographed copy of a selection of Ben Clanton’s books, please click on the image below and return the order form with payment by Wednesday, December 20th.

Local independent bookstore, BookPeople, will be selling copies of SIX of Mr. Clanton’s books to our students in advance of his visit, so our guest is able to sign and personalize books while he visits England Elementary!

Check out the slides from our Student Presentation this week sharing all of the information about Mr. Clanton’s upcoming visit! Thank you in advance to our PTA, who helps makes visits like this possible for our students!

November 2017 by the numbers…

Author/Illustrator Don Tate visits 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders!

We were beyond excited to meet the prolific and talented Texas Bluebonnet Award nominated author/illustrator Don Tate when he visited our 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade students yesterday! Thanks again to PTA for helping fund special events like our author visit!

Author Elizabeth Eulberg visits 3rd, 4th and 5th graders!

We were beyond excited to meet hilarious and energetic Texas Bluebonnet Award Nominated author Elizabeth Eulberg when she visited our 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students yesterday! Classes have been reading The Great Shelby Holmes as a read-aloud this semester, and we were all anticipating the chance to meet her and hear more behind-the-scenes details about being an author and how she crafts her stories. What a FUN day in the library! Thanks again to PTA for helping fund special events like our author visit!