Rachelle Burk, Children's Writer and Entertainer
New Jersey children’s Author available for school visits: A writer of fiction, nonfiction, & poetry for children, Rachelle is available for affordable SCHOOL / AUTHOR VISITS. As a popular local children's entertainer her programs promise to be upbeat, fun, educational, & inspirational.
Children's Author Rachelle Burk is available for AFFORDABLE SCHOOL AUTHOR VISITS and LIBRARY PROGRAMS. Rachelle writes fiction, nonfiction, & poetry for children. Rachelle’s background as a popular children's entertainer guarantees a presentation that is not only powerful & educational but hysterically funny as well.
Rachelle’s BOOKS include: Tree House in a Storm (hurricane-themed picture book), Don’t Turn the Page! (bedtime picture book), Sleep Soundly at Beaver’s Inn (picture book about making music), The Tooth Fairy Trap (chapter book), Miss Crump’s Funny Bone (humor chapter book), The Walking Fish (award winning** science-adventure novel for grades 4-7), Painting in the Dark: Esref Armagan, Blind Artist (picture book biography).
** The Walking Fish was named by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) in their 2016 list “Best Science Trade Books for K-12.”
Rachelle Burk has also written extensively for Scholastic Science World, Scholastic Super Science and Scholastic Scope classroom magazines, Highlights for Children, Pockets, and other national publications for children.
"As a principal, you want the children to see assemblies that will enhance their learning and inspire them. Your assembly did just that."~Principal, Lindeneau School, Edison, NJ
"Several teachers have told me you were the best author we have had at our school! "
~Jaggard School PTA president, Marlton, NJ
"This was the very, VERY best author program that we have ever had at our school."
~ 3rd grade teacher, Shoemaker School, Woodstown, NJ
“I thought the program was wonderful! The children were engaged the whole time. My favorite part was the humor that she integrated into the presentation.” ~Teacher, Lyncrest Elementary School
"She put on an incredible assembly. The kids were engaged. It was like she was a creative classroom teacher with a really big class. She even brainstormed with them and combined characters with events to come up with a wacky creative, funny story. ~Reading Teacher, Menlo Park Elementary, NJ
"She was full of fresh writing tips and enforced how important positive thinking is and where it can take you.”
~Eagle Rock School teacher, Eagle Rock, VA
"I really liked how she brought a book with her that she wrote in 2nd grade. This showed the kids that one time she wrote just like them, and now she's a famous author. She also brought her "rejection letters" which sent a good message for the kids to never give up on their dreams." ~Teacher, Menlo Park Elementary
“She discussed the power of words and what elements are needed to make a good story. This supports what we teach in writing workshop.” ~Teacher, Darlington Elementary, MD
“The author was enthusiastic and motivational. The students were further encouraged to write, and recognized ongoing growth as a writer." ~Southfield School PTA member, Shreveport, LA
“A winner! The author was animated, knew how to interest the children and hold their attention.”
~Teacher, McKinley Elementary, Des Moines, IA
“I thought the program was wonderful! The children were engaged the whole time. My favorite part was the humor that she integrated into the presentation.” ~Teacher, Lyncrest Elementary School, NJ
“The students learned what it takes to be an author. They also learned that it is possible for all of them (even at this young age) to become authors and write their own stories. An amazing presentation!” ~Teacher, Star Hill School, Dover, DE