Stephen Aitken

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Author Genres: Fiction, Creative Non-fiction, Science informational

Presentations: Stephen Aitken is an internationally published children’s book author and illustrator. His books and articles have been published in East Africa, Canada, China, India, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, U.K. and the USA by publishers such as Scholastic and Puffin Books. The international edition of The Mountain that Loved a Bird written by Alice Mclerran was nominated for the 2006 Cybil award. He also writes articles and poetry for children's magazines such as Chickadee and Know as well as articles for the SCBWI Bulletin, Once Upon a Time magazine and others. He is the Managing Editor of Biodiversity Journal, an international quarterly science journal ( Stephen is writing a 5-book series Climate Crisis for Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, NY, for MG to HS readers. Stephen is also writing and illustrating a 6-picture book series Earth has a Fever for GL3 readers for ABDO Publishing's Magic Wagon Books. You can look inside Stephen's sketchbook and see recent work on his blog

Audiences: Stephen writes for the K-12 grade levels.

Available Times: Please contact him regarding available times.

No recording of Skype Sessions without permission from the author.

No Cost Meet the Author Visit: 10-15 minutes

In-Depth Visit Length:
30-60 minutes

In-Depth Visit Cost: $250.

Prerequisites: Please familiarize students with Stephen's books. A powerpoint file will be provided.

Contact Information:

  • Active member Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)
  • Membership Committee Picture Book Artists Association (PBAA)

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