Voracious readers, Bryant Hawks are very welcoming of author visits! Almost every author visit has been provided free to our school, due to strong community partnerships with local book stores: University Book Store, Secret Garden, Mockingbird Books, Third Place Books, and Barnes and Noble. Over the past several years, we have proudly hosted the following authors and illustrators. Click on their names to visit websites:

Jeffrey Brown: Star Wars Academy, Lucy and Andy Neaderthal
Jennifer Holm: The Third Mushroom, Turtle in Paradise, Babymouse
Aaron Reynolds: Dude! Creepy Pair of Underwear, Nerdy Birdy
Dan Santat: Dude! After the Fall, Beekle
Katherine Applegate: The One and Only Ivan, Wishtree, Home of the Brave, Sometimes  You Fly
Suzanne Selfors: Wedgie and Gizmo, The Imaginary Veterinary series, Spirt Riding Free
Drew Daywalt
: The Day the Crayons Quit, The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors
Brandon Mull
: Dragonwatch series, Fablehaven series, The Beyonders series, and more!
Mac Barnett
: What’s the Magic Word? The Terrible Two, The Brixton Brothers
Mike Curato: Little Elliot: Big Family, Little Elliot: Big City
Ruth Chan
: Where’s the Party?
Peter Brown
: The Wild Robot, My Teacher is a Monster, Children Make Terrible Pets
Robin Preiss Glasser
: Fancy Nancy (illustrator)
Lois Brandt: Maddi’s Fridge
Annie Crawley: Plastic Ahoy, Ocean Life from A to Z
Holly Goldberg Sloan: County by 7s, Appleblossom the Possum
Kyle Bolton
: SMASH series
Dan Gutman: Rappy the RaptorThe Genius Files, & Baseball Card Adventure series
Tom Lichtenheld: I Wish You More, Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site, Bridget’s Beret
Erin Hunter: The Warriors series
Jacqueline West: The Books of Elsewhere series
Joshua Kriesberg: Horatio’s One Wish
Anna Dewdney: Llama Llama picture books
Kelly Milner Halls: Animal Rescue series, Courageous Canine, Alien Investigation, Tales of the Cryptids
Judy Schachner: Skippyjon Jones
Bruce Hale: Chet Gecko & Underwhere series, Snoring Beauty
Matthew HolmBaby Mouse & Squish series
Obert Skye: Creature from My Closet & Leven Thumps series
Brett Gadbois: The Cellar Door
Stephen Savage: Polar Bear Night, Where’s Walrus?
Stephanie Barden: Cinderella Smith series
Rob Scotton: Splat the Cat series
Margaret Peterson Haddix: The Missing, Shadow Children, & 39 Clues series
Brenda Peterson and Robin Lindsey: Leopard & Silkie
John Flanagan: Ranger’s Apprentice series
Karma Wilson: Bear Books
Alex Beard: Crocodile’s TearsThe Jungle Grapevine, Monkey See, Monkey Draw
Barry Deutsch: Hereville series


Meet the Author Image from: Authors Marketing | 360Wise. (n.d.). Retrieved October 1, 2015.