We Want You!!!
The Suncoast Young Authors Celebration invites all children
in grades K-5 to design the logo for our 2007 T-shirts.
If you would like to create a design for the T-shirts, here is what you have to do:
If your design is selected for our T-shirts, you will be invited to attend
the celebration for free. You will meet authors and illustrators who create
children's books. You will receive a free T-shirt, lunch, books, and much
- Think of a picture that would represent the Suncoast Young Authors
Celebration. The focus is on writing and illustrating books.
- Draw your picture on a piece of 8-1/2 x 11 inch white paper (regular
copy paper). Do not draw an outline of the T-shirt, just draw the picture.
Use the whole page for your picture.
- Use only 3-4 colors. You may use markers or crayons. You may outline
with pencil and trace over with color, but do not use pencil by itself.
Make your picture colorful and bright.
- Somewhere in your picture, you may include the title, "Suncoast
Young Authors Celebration." You may also add a slogan of your own.
You do not have to include words, but if you do, make sure all of your
words are spelled correctly.
- Write your full name, address, phone number, age, and parent/guardian's
name on the back of the paper. Also include your school, teacher's name,
and grade level on the back of the paper.
- Send the paper to Dr. Jenifer Schneider, University of South Florida,
4202 E. Fowler Ave., EDU 162, Tampa, FL 33620-5650. Please do not fold
- Pictures must be postmarked by December 1, 2006. You may send
as many pictures as you like.
- You will be contacted if your picture is selected, and your parent/guardian
must sign a release.
- All pictures may be displayed during the Celebration.
- All pictures will remain the property of USF. Sorry, but we cannot
return the pictures.
- Illustration celebrates writing and/or drawing
- Bright and colorful design
- Picture suitable for girls and boys grades K-5
- Quality artwork suitable for a T-shirt (easy to see)
- Creative picture
- Clever slogan (optional)
- Overall Neatness
- Correct Spelling