Visiting Author Program

The Visiting Author program at Mountain View Elementary is a PTA sponsored initiative that brings published authors to campus. This program allows students to better understand the creative writing, illustrating and publishing process.



The Virtual Visiting Authors for 2020-21 will be Lisa Caprelli & Stuart Gibbs



Lisa Caprelli

March 10, 2021


   Unicorn Jazz ™ is a children’s book series that Celebrates Belonging, Being Unique, Believing In Others and Being Kind. Social emotional learning components are important to award-winning children’s author, Lisa Caprelli.  Caprelli helps teach students  lessons from reading, writing, art, music and digital technology. Learn more about her & her books at


Lisa will host 2 virtual sessions for our Pre-K-2nd grade MVES students on

March 10, 2021.










Stuart Gibbs

March 17, 2021



 Stuart Gibbs is the author of the Charlie Thorne series and the New York Times bestselling FunJungle, Spy School, and Moon Base Alpha series. He has written the screenplays for movies like See Spot Run and Repli-Kate, worked on a whole bunch of animated films, and developed TV shows for Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, ABC, and Fox. Stuart lives with his family in Los Angeles. You can learn more about what he’s up to at



Stuart will host a virtual session for our 3rd-5th grade MVES students on

March 17, 2021 @ 1:00pm









The 2019-20 Visiting Author will be Eric Litwin.


Eric Litwin

November 4, 2019



Eric Litwin is a song singing, guitar strumming, # 1 New York Times Best Selling author who brings early literacy and music together. He is the original author of the Pete the Cat series as well as the author of The Nuts and Groovy Joe. Eric's books have sold over 12.5 million copies, been translated into 17 languages, and won 26 literacy awards including a Theodor Geisel Seuss Honor Award. 


Eric will be at Mountain View on November 4, 2019 and will perform for all grades.







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