How It Works


booked connects you with critically acclaimed authors and illustrators from concept to orchestration.

booked does all the work so you don't have to

A successful author visit doesn’t just happen. It takes a lot of hard work, organization, and continued communication. booked ensures you achieve a successful and impactful author visit – every single time. With years of orchestrating successful author visits, we know ow how to coordinate the best author experience for your students.

What booked does

At booked we facilitate your entire author visit experience – from concept to orchestration. We will work with you each step of the way to ensure the most successful outcome for your students.

Our focused management will relieve you of the stress and administration involved in the process.

Please let us know if you are interested in a One Book-One Student bulk purchase, we can offer complimentary shipping.

One Fee

No hidden costs ever. We provide you with a quote for your author’s visit that includes the facilitation of your entire visit (from concept to orchestration), relieving you of the stress and administration. This includes honorarium and travel costs.

You Get To Relax

Sleep easy knowing we’re here to support you. We’ll handle all the hard stuff so you don’t have to.

Easy Book Sales

Our online site for book sales complements your author visit. We create a personalized book order for your school and provide you with a link for distribution. All schools receive a 10% discount and can choose to delegate the discount to the School, Parent Organization, or student families.

Please let us know if you are interested in a One Book-One Student bulk purchase. We may be able to offer complementary shipping.


Parent Friendly

Parents purchase books directly online, and we do the rest. You distribute the link to families. Once received you pass out the ordered books to students/teachers/librarians.

No Money Collection

There is no need for you, as the school contact, to collect book orders or money from student families. We manage all the book order logistics for you!

Minimum Order

Please note that there is a minimum order of thirty (30) books. Additionally, we offer free shipping anywhere in Continental US.

How it works

Research & Recommend

We explore the best author options to meet your goals because we know our authors’ presentations.


We confidently recommend best practices to ensure a successful author visit experience.


We work with the author to provide personalized, signed bookplates for virtual visits.


We manage date selection and confirm your preferred date with the author.


We have direct contact with each portfolio author to quickly answer your questions.


We will connect you to the author as the visit approaches.

Take care of legal

We create the contract to finalize the author visit for your administrative needs.


We create a customized online site for your book sales in conjunction with your visit, including discounts for book sales.

Follow up

We want to ensure your satisfaction after the visit.