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School Visits
An author visit, if it is to be successful, should be a time for celebrating the love of language and for starting a fire in the mind of a child. It should be a day of high expectations-and fun! I visit over 50 elementary schools every year.

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J. Patrick Lewis is the
Former U.S. Children’s Poet Laureate

Winner of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) 2011 Excellence in Children's Poetry Award

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Pat visiting the Anglo-American School in Moscow, Russia, April 2012.


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J. Patrick Lewis is represented by:
Ginger Knowlton
Curtis Brown Ltd.
Ten Astor Place, New York, NY 10003
(212) 473-5400

Copies of my new book of adult poems, Gulls Hold Up the Sky (Laughing Fire Press, 2010) can be ordered through the LFP website, Barnes and Noble, Amazon, other on-line booksellers, and bookstores.

If a bookstore or library wants to place an order, it can do so through the printer's distributing partner, Ingram:, (800) 937-8000, or by contacting LFP. A bookstore or library receives a 25% discount on any order.

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