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Coville Brings Fright, Delight to WFE Students

Friday, October 28, 2016 -

Local children’s author Bruce Coville recently stopped by Willow Field Elementary to share a scary tale andwfecovillevisit2 some words of wisdom.

While at WFE, Coville performed dramatic (and often funny) readings of his books The Foolish Giant and The Monster’s Ring. He also spoke with students about the writing process - where his ideas come from, how to draw readers into a story, and how editing and rewriting are an integral part of the process. In addition to his visits with each grade level, Coville had lunch with a select group of WFE students

Coville was born in Syracuse, and has lived in Central New York for most of his life. His first book, The Foolish Giant, was published in 1977. His most recent work, The Enchanted Files: Hatched, was published in October. For more information about Coville, visit

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