School Visits

Bring Brian Wallace and Daisy to your school or special event!

Brian has visited a number of local schools, libraries, and book stores to share the true-story of Daisy and the Dirty Dozen. Brian focuses on the importance of respecting wildlife, embracing the unexpected, and the process of writing and illustrating a book.

There are many options for schools interested in having Brian visit your campus.

  • Student Assemblies

  • Author Events

  • Classroom Visits

  • New! Virtual Classroom Visits



In-Person or Virtual Reading

Daisy and the Dirty Dozen

2nd-4th Grade (30-45 minutes)


*Does not include travel expenses for visits/readings outside the greater Sacramento area.

NEW: In-Person Reading (Folsom Only)

Winnie & Ruby's Folsom ABC Adventure by Brian Wallace

K – 2nd Grade (20-30 minutes)


What to expect when Brian comes to your school:

  • Book reading with time for students to ask questions.

  • Brief discussion about the process of writing and illustrating a book.

  • A focus on the importance of respecting wildlife.

  • Emphasis on compassion and empathy.

  • Videos and photos of the real-life Daisy and the Dirty Dozen to give students context.

  • Optional guided drawing lesson.

What to expect for your school's visit:

  • Contact Brian to find a set up a date - Brian is booking up fast - Limited number of dates available.

  • Brian will provide a signed copy of Daisy and the Dirty Dozen for your school library.

  • Three weeks prior to the visit, you will receive an order form for students to purchase signed copies of the book(s).

  • On the day of the visit, Brian will bring signed books that have been pre-ordered. A small quantity of books will be available for purchase on the day of the visit. (Credit Card or exact change preferred)

  • Brian is happy to take photos with students.

Contact Brian

Send Brian a message and let him know that you'd like him to come to your school or event!