Request a Free Gift Box!
My greatest hope is that you and your readers will enjoy reading my stories as much as I have enjoyed writing them. To make that easier, please fill out this form and I would be delighted to send you a free Gift Box with educational, helpful, fun (and maybe even inspirational) materials for you to use in your school classroom or library. But be warned: You must handle them with care. Why? All these materials are supercharged with Contagious Imagination. On contact, you (and readers in your midst) will be instantly transported to bizarre, wondrous, and exciting imaginary worlds...which you may never want to leave.
Each Gift Box includes:
- Posters and color maps from my novels
- A Reader's Guide to The Hero's Trail by Dr. Kylene Beers
- A Reader's Guide to The Lost Years of Merlin by Sally Estes
- Discussion Guide on The Heartlight Saga by Dr. Kylene Beers
- Articles from ALA Book Links, School Library Journal, Parents Magazine, and other publications
- Inspirational Quotations from The Hero's Trail
- Weekly Reader's play of The Ancient One
(To download a PDF of this play adapted by Suzanne I. Barchers, click here.)
- Author Documentary DVD
- Whatever surprises my kids might sneak into your box!
Also available: T. A. BARRON AUTHOR DOCUMENTARY!
In this Author Documentary, join T.A. Barron as he works with children, talks about the joy and agony of writing, celebrates the beauty and inspiration of nature, and urges every child to become a positive force in the world. And come along on some of his favorite hiking trails in Colorado!
- Special Bonus Features
- Jane Goodall Features
View the Documentary trailer.
Order the DVD only.
To receive a gift box for educators:
We must have the phone number of the school or library in order to verify your gift request. We will NOT send gift boxes to residence addresses or unverifiable phone numbers. Because of postage costs, we can only send Educator's gift boxes to the U.S.A. and Canada. Thank you.
To read an essay I recently wrote for aspiring writers,
— T. A. Barron
I believe the best fantasy must be true. Read why in this article I recently wrote for The Horn Book.
Why Fantasy Must Be True
— T. A. Barron, The Horn Book
To read an article written by a student after T. A. Barron visited her school, click here.
— Sidney, Grade 9, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada