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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Storytime w/an Award-Winning Author

Atlanta, United StatesPart of Field Trips Online Experiences

Online experience hosted by Jesse

60 mins
Up to 10 people. Private groups available for up to 100
Join from your computer, phone, or tablet
Hosted in English

What you'll do

- First, I’ll share my journey on how I went from the world of sports to Silicon Valley to storytelling as a children's book author.

- Next, I’ll perform two storytime readings, cover-to-cover, of my award-winning picture books Sunny Days and Real Jungle Tales.

- After the reading, we'll explore some of the creative elements involved in bringing this book to life (world-building, color theme, character journey, mood arc, etc.) and share ways children's picture books go from idea to a finished book.

- Lastly, we’ll have an open discussion where kids and adults can ask questions about creating children's books, the stories we read, or advice about how to move forward with their awesome story idea(s).

Other things to note:
Please log in 5–10 minutes early to ensure everything is working smoothly with the connection.
- First, I’ll share my journey on how I went from the world of sports to Silicon Valley to storytelling as a children's book author.

- Next, I’ll perform two storytime readings, cover-to-cover, of my award-winning picture books Sunny Days and Real Jungle Tales.

- After the reading, we'll explore some of the creative elements involved in bringing this book to life (world-building, color theme, character journey, mood arc, etc…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book for a private group
    Jesse can host private groups of any size, up to 100 guests. Private group rates start at £181.

What to bring

  • Something to write and on (in case you want to take old-school notes or jot down ideas or questions)!
  • Your imagination!
From £6
/ person
Wed, 10 Mar
£6 per person
£6 per person
Sat, 13 Mar
£6 per person
£6 per person
Tue, 16 Mar
£6 per person
£6 per person

Meet your host, Jesse

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 142 Reviews
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I’m an award-winning children's book author with six published works and a decade in the field. I was fortunate to read my stories to over 25,000 kids worldwide to date and am excited to now bring this experience to Airbnb. My current work includes creating children's books for traditional publishers, non-profits, independent initiatives, and ex-NBA athletes.
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Rated 4.96 out of 5 from 142 reviews.

Stacy
February 2021
I held this for a corporate event and we all can't wait for his next stories to come out! Will definitely have him host again!
Stacy
February 2021
I held this for a corporate event and we all can't wait for his next stories to come out! Will definitely have him host again!
Andrew
February 2021
Whether you are looking for something to do with the kids or event to get your own creative juices flowing, Jesse's experience is a must! Learn about the creative process and enjoy his beautiful works of art! Highly recommended!
Nicole
January 2021
This experience was very informative and detailed. Jesse provided me with more information about the business than I even knew about or considered. Great way to learn about the various steps in the process. He also shared a free resource to outline your story, which was super helpful! Highly recommended!
This experience was very informative and detailed. Jesse provided me with more information about the business than I even knew about or considered. Great way to learn about the var…
Melissa
January 2021
Our team had a great time attending this experience. We enjoyed the stories and the discussion on how the process of building a story works. Jesse was a very enthusiastic and fun host.
Amanda
January 2021
Our story time with Jesse was fun, informative, and enthusiastic. His positive energy and passion shined through in his reading. We learned a lot about the craft of picture books and where ideas and inspiration come from. We loved how interactive and family friendly it was. Thanks for a great time, Jesse!
Our story time with Jesse was fun, informative, and enthusiastic. His positive energy and passion shined through in his reading. We learned a lot about the craft of picture books a…

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.