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Book Tom for Events

School Visits/Conferences

Tom would love to visit your school or attend your conference! He is available for online or in-person visits. He's just as silly and heartfelt in person as he is on the page, and he is passionate about sharing his journey with children and adults alike. Reach out with any inquiries. We would love to hear from you!

SCHOOL VISITS
The Curious Author - How someone becomes an author.

Students get to know Tom, the process of writing a book, and how learning to love reading changed his life forever. Tom can read a chapter from his book and answer any questions future authors might have about the author's journey and publishing world.

A Dyslexic Detective - Tom's journey with Dyslexia

Tom talks about what it is to have a learning disabilities. What it means, and how he used his different ability to write a series of books.

The Hero's Journey- How to plot a novel.

Using Star Wars, Encanto, and Harry Potter. Tom teaches the students about Joseph Cambell's Hero's Journey. A power point presentation that runs 30 minutes.

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Your students will love writing a short story with Tom. This mad-lib style, call-and-answer activity will ignite their creativity and cap off the day with a laugh or two.

Author Tom Phillips of The Curious League of Detectives and Thieves: Egypt's Fire book reading at Moutain Shire books in Winter Park, CO.
CONFERENCES
The Reluctant reader - How to get our kids to love reading

Reluctant Readers come in all shapes and sizes. Tom talks about what causes kids to avoid reading and covers some tips to help educators and parents get their kids to find th joy in reading.

The Dyslexia Dilemma  - Tom's journey with Dyslexia

Tom talks about what it is to have a learning disability. What it means, and how he used his different abilities to write a series of books. How parents can help their children and signs to catch disabilities early.

The Hero's Journey - How to plot a novel.

Using Star Wars, Encanto, and Harry Potter. Tom teaches the authors about Joseph Cambell's Hero's Journey. A power point presentation that runs 30 minutes.

The Lost Boys - Discussing the Masculine Myth

In this talk Tom approaches the serious issue of boy readers, and how social pressures are harming our boys, setting them back in both education and emotional growth..

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