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Author Visits

The School District of Elmbrook in partnership with our Outstanding Community Partner award-winner Boswell Book Company is committed to providing students with unique and engaging opportunities to foster creativity in reading and writing.

Upcoming Visits

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Andrew Donkin, Giovanni Rigano, and Eoin Colfer
Jeffrey Brown signing books for students
john david anderson
John David Anderson visits WHMS
Katherine Rundell reading to students
Drew Daywalt
Kate DiCamillo
Michael Hall reads to students
David & Nic Sheff
Cronin and Lewin visit Brookfield Elementary
Drew Daywalt speaks at Tonawanda
Debbie Diesen speaks to students
Tom Watson

Previous District Author Visits


Katherine Applegate - author of Crenshaw, creator of Animorphs series


  • Dav Pilkey - author the Captain Underpants and Dog Man series
  • Doreen Cronin & Betsy Lewin - author & illustrator of the Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type series
  • Miranda Paul - author of Water is Water
  • Kate Beasley - author of Gertie's Leap to Greatness
  • Eric Comstock - author of Charlie Piechart series


  • Drew Daywalt - author of The Day The Crayons Quit series
  • Jeffrey Brown- cartoonist/author of Darth Vader and Son series
  • John David Anderson - author of Ms. Bixby's Last Day
  • Debbie Diesen - author of The Pout-Pout Fish
  • N.D. Wilson - author of 100 Cupboards
  • Michael Hall- author of Little i
  • Kate DiCamilo - author of Because of Winn Dixie
  • Katherine Rundell
  • Shannon Messenger


  • Benjamin Ludwig - author of Ginny Moon
  • Kwame Alexander
  • Candace Fleming and Eric Rohmann - author and illustrator of Strongheart: Wonder Dog of the Silver Screen
  • Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin, & Giovanni Rigano - authors and illustrator of Illegal graphic novel
  • Jessica Hische - lettering artist / author of Tomorrow I'll Be Brave
  • Laurie Keller - author and illustrator of The Scrambled States of America
  • Laini Taylor
  • Jennifer Holm
  • Tom Watson
  • John Flanagan
  • Erin Entrada Kelly
  • Kate Moore


  • Mike Lupica - author of Heat and former ESPN reporter
  • Paul Noth - New Yorker Cartoonist, Author of How to Properly Dispose of Planet Earth
  • Stef Wade - Author of A Place for Pluto
  • Andrew Clements - Best-selling Author of Frindle
  • Jessica Townsend - author of the Nevermoor series
  • Sean Connolly - author of hands-on STEM books for kids
  • Matt Tavares - author/illustrator of Dasher
  • MarcyKate Connolly & Dan Haring - authors of The Star Shepherd
  • Courtney Kotloski & Natalie Sorrentino
  • Stacy McAnulty
  • Andy Rash