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City sidewalks, messy trash lots
This is how it began
In the air
There's a need for
Improvement
Children playing
People looking
Shaking heads as they go
Neighbors agree a change is near

City Green, City Green
It's clean up time in the city
City Green, City Green
Teamwork is how it is done

Dig the dirt up
Old Man Hammer yells
Marcy pays for a lease
Soon the neighbors are
Cleaning and raking
Build a fence first
Plant the seeds next
Take a good care of this lot
Soon the beautiful garden is here

City Green, City Green
It's clean up time in the city
City Green, City Green
Teamwork is how it is done

 

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School Visits

Current residency: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area

DyAnne's community spirit touches all of her written and illustrated work. Her enthusiastic school program empowers students to "never give up" and "take action." From her growing-up years in Brooklyn, New York, DyAnne an engaging and often hilarious presentation including rejection letters, re-writes, book dummies, art materials, and the real life inspiration that makes all of her children's books come alive.

PowerPoint Topics

“Who Inspires You?”
Ever wonder where an artist gets ideas or how a story begins? Designed for K – 3rd grade readers

“Neighborhoods Rule!”
How does an artist become a writer? Everyday community heroes are the real life inspiration for the author’s books.
Designed for 3rd- 8th grade readers

“City Green”
Right in the middle of Marcy's city block there is a littered vacant lot. Find out what happens when a whole neighborhood pitches in to help make a difference in their community.
From inception to publication through sketches, illustrations and of course, endless rewrites.
Designed for 3rd grade - Adult
City Green: A Musical for All Ages

Author Day Example:

  • One 50 minute PowerPoint presentation for grades K-2
  • One 50 minute PowerPoint presentation for grades 3-4
  • Lunch with 10 reluctant readers/writers
  • One 50 minute PowerPoint presentation for grades 5-6
  • Each presentation includes a character drawing that is donated to the school library.
  • A 15 minute visit with afternoon kindergartners. DyAnne was an afternoon kindergartner and does not want them to miss out on the event!
  • Autographing

To schedule a visit or for more information please contact DyAnne at dyanne@dyannedisalvo.com

Executive Assistants to the Author:Natalie Silva contact:nataliesilva1@gmail.com

Marja-Lewis Ryan contact:marjalewis.ryan@yahoo.com

Book Orders

To order books conveniently for your event,
please contact: Kerri McPhail kerri@childrensauthorsally.com

Publishers will provide a 30%-40% discount on books that are purchased for author appearances.

 

 
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