Saturday, May 5, 2012


Debbie Diaz from UWC has a teacher-librarian friend in the US who highly recommends Jerry Pallotta -- and indicates he would love to come to Asia.

She writes:

"He is definitely one of the best we have had in the last 20 years, if not the best....If you go on Jerry's website (, you will see he has written hundreds of books which makes for a great bookfair.  Don't know how parents react over there, but here they went crazy.  He is definitely for elementary kids.  Extremely funny—the kids adore him.  He is very charismatic and is like a kid himself----thus--- their adoration!!  His presentation is amazing, he will autograph until the cows come home.  There is so much you can do with his books because they are mostly non-fiction.  Older kids love them too.  There are wonderful projects you can do in advance.  Classrooms can make their own alphabet books, etc"

Jerry is probably best known for his many alphabet books, e.g., 

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