Jennifer O’Connell

Children’s Book Author & Illustrator

 

2019

Wednesday, January 9
Virtual Presentations (K-1, 2-3, 4-5) Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Hawthorne Elementary School
Sioux Falls, SD

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Wednesday, January 23

Presentation Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Nantucket Elementary School
Crofton, MD

February 11 - 15
Artist in Residence Program/Workshop with Grades K - 5
The Bullis School
Potomac, MD

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Monday, February 25
Presentations Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Houston Elementary School, through An Open Book
Washington, DC

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With Third Grade Teacher, Kevin Wright

Monday, February 25
Family Night, Including a Presentation, Student Activity and Q&A with Parents,
Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story

Plummer Elementary School, through Turning the Page
Washington, DC

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This student was very proud of his amazing underwater scene!

Thursday, March 14
ARTstravaganza - Let's Create A Picture Book!
Workshops with Four Second Grade Classes
St. Stephens and St. Agnes School
Alexandria, VA

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March - April
6 Day Artist in Residence Program/Workshop with Grade 3
Claremont Immersion Elementary School
Arlington, VA

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Monday, May 6
Presentation and Craft Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story

Loudoun Country Day School
Leesburg, VA

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Saturday, August 31, 10:00 am
Reading and Craft at The Washington Post's Booth
The Library of Congress National Book Festival
The Washington, DC Convention Center

Monday, September 23
Educators Night  
Storyhouse - Bookstore on Wheels
Dawson's Market, Rockville, MD

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Talking about books and with author, Karen Leggett, and her beautiful books, illustrated by Susan Roth. 

Thursday, October 31
Presentation Featuring Ten timid Ghosts 
Loudoun Country Day School
Leesburg, MD

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Monday, December 16
Presentations Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Monocacy Elementary School, 
Dickerson, MD

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Monocacy ES has THIS view by their school. Sugarloaf Mountain!

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2020

Tuesay, February 11
Presentations Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Nantucket Elementary School, 
Crofton, MD

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Friday, March 20
Presentations Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
Kenwood School, 
Annandale, MD 

March 
Artist in Residence Program/Workshop with Grade 3
Claremont Immersion Elementary School
Arlington, VA

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Photos from 2018 - We had to cancel after the first day of our workshop, because of Covid! : (

March
Artist in Residence Program - Making Picture Books - After School Club
Annapolis Elementary School
Annapolis, VA

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                         Annapolis ES has a wonderful view! This was a fun and creative after school club.

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Thursday, July 2, 11 AM
Zoom Workshop - Lets Draw Characters With Emotions and Create Stories!
Main Street Community
Rockville, MD

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June 28, 2-3:30
Zoom Presentations Featuring The Eye of the Whale - A Rescue Story
The Village Community
Bethesda, MD

Thursday, October 31
VIRTUAL Presentation Featuring Ten timid Ghosts 
Loudoun Country Day School
Leesburg, MD

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The Ten Timid Ghosts come to our house every Halloween! My studio is the room 
on the right with the bay window (our old garage)!