Author Visits

Meeting young readers is Jenna’s favorite part of being an author! She would love to visit your classroom or library either in person or virtually.

A 45-60-minute presentation for K-3 would include a read-aloud along with an opportunity for questions afterwards. Presentation topics may include:

  • A book’s journey: from idea to published book
  • Character: the use of “character” in storytelling
  • Setting: how setting is an important tool in storytelling
  • Custom presentations may be requested

Rate Per Presentation:

  • Title I schools are eligible for FREE visits*
  • $150 virtual (school to provide hosting platform) 
  • $200 in person**

*Eligible for schools located in New Jersey and parts of NYC based on availability.

**Jenna is based in northern New Jersey with easy access to most of New Jersey, NYC, and parts of lower New York State. Travel expenses may be incurred for travel over an hour.

Virtual Story Time Only:

  • $50 (virtual) for a 20-minute read aloud of The Loud Librarian with questions 
  • Ideal for PreK-1


Jenna is available to speak at book festivals and educator/writer conferences. 

Get in Touch!

To contact Jenna, please email 


Author Bio:

Jenna Beatrice is a children’s author, lawyer, and mom. She began her legal career as a lawyer for children before becoming a litigator and a trustee of a children’s advocacy center. As an author, Jenna now shares the joy of reading with young children. Jenna lives in New Jersey with her husband and young sons.

Jenna’s debut picture book The Loud Librarian (Atheneum/Simon & Schuster) was voted as a Children’s Book Council’s 2024 Favorite – Children’s Favorites Award List; named to Mrs. Laura Bush’s 2023 Summer Reading List; and chosen to the 2024 Redbud Read-Aloud Book Award Masterlist.

To learn more about Jenna, please visit her at

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