Eric Ode

author, poet, songwriter

Eric Ode is a national award-winning children’s singer/songwriter, a widely published author and poet, and a thoroughly engaging entertainer. His upbeat, high-participation programs are bubbling over with fun, interactive music and include stories, skits, poetry, props and puppets.

A former elementary teacher of 12 years with a Masters Degree in Educational Technology, Eric has been invited to share his music and poetry programs with schools, community festivals, libraries, and churches throughout the United States, in Germany, Japan, and in Guam.


Eric Ode
Eric Ode

“We loved your interactive presentation. I’ve never received so much positive feedback from so many teachers about an author assembly.”
– Jenny Hillger, Librarian
Meridian Park Elem, Shoreline, WA

“We just hosted Eric for an all-day author visit to our school. What a treat! He has such a fantastic way of differentiating activities and his presentation according to the interests and abilities of students in kindergarten through sixth grade. Eric garnered praise from kids and adults alike. Entertaining, educational, and highly recommended!”
     – Amy Johnson, Librarian
Taku Elementary School, Anchorage, Alaska

Eric has been recognized with:

  • Six Parents’ Choice Awards
  • Two National Parenting Publications Honors Awards
  • A Telly Bronze Award
  • A KIDS FIRST! All Star Endorsement

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