Alexis Fajardo -Author/Illustrator
Santa Rosa, CA
Preferred method of contact: email
Books for Children
Genres: Graphic Novels
Kid Beowulf: The Blood-Bound Oath (Book 1)
Kid Beowulf: The Song of Roland (Book 2)
Andrews & McMeel Publishing/AMP! Comics for Kids
Books are available through the publisher, Ingram & Baker & Taylor
Available for Bookstore Programs and events
Has worked with Books Inc., Folio Books, Copperfield's Books, & schools in Sonoma, Marin County, San Mateo School & Library
Primary type of writing: Cartoonist (writer & illustrator of graphic novels)
Preferred audience: 3rd-6th grades; 30-200 students (class or assemblies are fine)
Multi-media presentation about the origins of the graphic novel series Kid Beowulf. Alexis touches on history of the epic poem, Beowulf, as well as other legends and mythology of the world. How the epic has been adapted into a graphic novel is discussed, walking the audience through the different steps in creating a comic book/graphic novel. The presentation ends with a Q&A and showing some book trailers based on her work. Presentations can run from 20 minutes to an hour, depending on the the time allotted.
$350 for one presentation - $500 for the day (more than one presentation.)
Projector with sound and a whiteboard or easel to draw on.