Aileen Kirkham - Captain Book

Author, Educator & Storyteller

Captain Book & 1st Mate, Kitty

Publisher: Upstart Books


Selected Works

Professional Book
Encompasses twenty to thirty minute lessons with enrichment activities based upon curriculum objectives.
Magazine Articles
Library Sparks' Magazine Articles

Three E's of Literacy Excellence: Educate, Enable & Enrich

AHOY, MATES! Librarians, Principals, PTOs,
& Directors of Preschools-Elementary

Schedule Captain Book and Kitty the Dog for storytelling literacy programs in preschools, elementary schools, and public libraries. Sessions include stories with audience participation, puppetry , songs, and humor to educate, enable, and enrich. These programs epitomize the quote of the late puppeteer, Shari Lewis's father, What is learned with pleasure is learned full measure.

NEW! Christian Women's Holiday Storytelling Program

Adult Christian women's groups can book the presentation , Seeking the Christmas Story Star, for the holiday season. It premiered at the request of Living Water Church in Spring, Texas, for their Girlfriends' Night Out Gala in December 2013.

Teaching Pre-K & Kindergarten Kiddos

Library Lessons for Little Ones has step-by-step lessons with recommended books, songs, puppets, and activities to teach and have fun, too. It's the perfect match for teaching kiddos curriculum based library lessons and for classroom instruction. Lessons include teaching objectives.


Aileen Gardner Kirkham
Author, Educator & Prof. Storyteller
13211 Lost Creek Road
Tomball, Texas 77375 (Houston area)

Cell 713.828.0544