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Michael offers in-person appearances in Pittsburgh, PA, Morgantown, WV, and Denver, CO. Online events can be scheduled for any location.

Typical appearances consist of Michael introducing himself to the children and getting to know them, a live reading of one of his picture books, and answering questions afterwards. For in-person events, Michael will bring activity sheets and stickers to hand out. For online events, a PDF of the activity sheets can be emailed to you prior to the event.

If your facility allows dogs, it may be possible for in-person events for River or Willow, the real-life dogs the characters in River's New Friend are based on, to attend the event. Let Michael know if this is something you might be interested in.

What Type of Visit Would You Be Interested In?
Grade Levels Michael Would be Reading To (Check all that apply)
Approximately How Many Children Would Be in Attendance?
Would You Be Interested in the real-life River or Willow Attending the Event? (River and Willow are the dogs the River's New Friend series is based on)

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