Josephine M. Vaccaro-Chang

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Josephine M. Vaccaro-Chang

Author, Illustrator, Storyteller
Richmond Hill, ON

Beginning Readers, Board Books, Early chapter books, Picture books


Josephine Vaccaro-Chang (Dance In The Rain Publishing)


Josephine Vaccaro-Chang is a chocoholic.  Her favourite colour is puple.  She likes to do Arts & Crafts.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Toronto and is a Certified Ontario Teacher of English as a Second Language.  She lives in Richmond Hill, ON with her amazing family.

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We Are Colouful Friends

An interactive workshop for JK/SK aged children. 

1.  Author to read, "We Are Colourful Friends" using puppets

2.  Children to work together as a class to create a collage

3.  Children to complete related worksheets to be assembled into a book for the class

4.  Visit by Ruby*--a 6&; tall sculpture based on a character in the book.  Ruby is a red flamingo who likes to dress up.  She has a tiara, a necklace and high heels.

LIMITED TIME OFFER–Each School will receive one FREE book for their School Library.  These autographed books are made available through the generosity of Dance In The Rain&;s Literacy Partners. 

"The illustrated text, aimed at the pre-school and kindergarten crowd, is a virtual trampoline for literacy and artistic applications."  Pauline Tetley, Prinicipal (Retired), Toronto District School Board

Note to Educators:  Author/Illustrator prefers to present to each JK/SK class individually.  Fee of $299.00 is per school and includes up to 3 JK/SK classes.  Each additional JK/SK class is $75.00.

* Transportation fee for Ruby may apply if workshop is outside of the GTA.

Presentation type: Workshop

Recommended levels: Junior kindergarten, Senior kindergarten

Fees: $299.00 per school (Up to 3 JK/SK classes. Each additional class $75.00).