For appearances, book readings, and interviews, please contact:

Michelle Ranae Nelson


Shine PR Etc.


Mail to:

Henry the Blue Monkey

C/O Shine PR Etc. 

914 - 164th St SE, Suite B12-451

Mill Creek, WA 98012

Linda Christen loves to visit classrooms for fun reading & activity sessions. We'll bring a book to leave with your class and can fill 30-45 minutes, with the following agenda:

New Children's Book!
Henry the Blue Monkey


School Visits

  • Gather and Introduction
    • Who’s heard of Henry the Blue Monkey?
    • What's special about Henry that makes him different?
    • What makes YOU special?

  • Story Time
    • Linda will read Henry the Blue Monkey: Being Different is Good
    • Henry’s Book Club (author will ask questions from the end of the book)
    • Q & A

  • Fun & Games
    • Pin the Tail on the Monkey
    • Banana Toss

  • Creative Time
    • Activity sheet (provided) – Draw a picture of yourself and see how special you are!

  • Book Signing
    • We'll send order forms and payment envelopes ahead of time, for the kiddos to take home and review with their parents. We'll bring enough books to fill these orders on visit day.
    • Linda Christen will personally autograph books as time allows.