Pat Schories is the illustrator of the popular BISCUIT beginning readers, creator of the wordless books about JACK the dog, and the author/illustrator of many “I Like to Read” books published by Holiday House, including PIE FOR CHUCK and SQUEAK THE MOUSE LIKES HIS HOUSE. Pat especially enjoys presenting to the very youngest of students and has prepared a school program for grades K-1. She will talk about how a book illustrator does his job, and show sketches, book dummies, and finished art. Her slide presentation includes several complete stories as well as pictures of her studio, her models, and her art supplies. Pat concludes with sketching and answering any questions the students may have. In the course of a school day, she will present up to four 45-minute presentations. Based in the New York metropolitan area, Pat is available for school programs in the Northeast.