Book a Children’s Author
Bringing Books to Life

Introducing children to an author can be a wonderful experience. Children love to meet the person behind their favorite characters and find out how they come up with their stories. Visit the following sections for step-by-step instructions on how to create a successful event:

  1. Deciding to Host a Visit
  2. Costs and Expectations
  3. Requesting an Appearance
  4. Ordering Books
  5. Tips for a Successful Event

Ready to know who is available? Check out our list of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt authors and illustrators who are currently making an appearance.

Book a Costumed Character

Is your class too young to appreciate an author? Consider hosting an HMH character, such as Curious George.