WHY SHOULD YOU INVITE RACHELLE TO YOUR SCHOOL?

 Rachelle is published in multiple genres:

 FICTION
 NONFICTION
 POETRY




She offers something for everyone! 
Books for grades Pre-K through 7:
P
icture books, chapter books, a middle grade novel,

and children's SCIENCE magazines.
 
SHE HAS WON SEVERAL BOOK AWARDS

Rachelle knows how to gently guide and encourage new writers in the important task of REVISION. She served for several years as "guest critiquer/editor" for middle and high school writers in an annual North Jersey school district arts festival, and teaches revisions and essay writing to elementary and middle schoolers.

Rachelle has been a SCIENCE WRITER for Scholastic Science World classroom magazine, and knows how to stress the importance of RESEARCH.
Rachelle can speak with authority on the topic of CURIOSITY as a vital component for creativity and good writing. After all, she has: been stung by a stingray, explored caves, jumped out a plane, visited the Arctic Circle, dived with sharks, tasted live termites, hiked in tropical rain forests of South America, slept in a dirt-floor cottage in Vietnam, resuscitated the almost-dead, cuddled with a tiger, bathed an elephant, and visited the ocean floor over 100 feet deep...

Rachelle guarantees that her educational program is also very ENTERTAINING
She has 23 years of experience as a clown and storyteller
Performing as "Tickles the Clown"

Storytelling as "Mother Goof"
 

REALLY, REALLY loves animals!

 
Member of her local Rescue Squad


She
 really, 
  really, 
  REALLY
loves
  animals.

 Seriously...
ALL
animals!
Always willing to help out 
Makes friends with many different kinds of people

She was once sketched by Dr. Seuss
(Okay. that's a lie. But she did pose in front of this
cool photo of him painting.)