Kathryn White

Also writes as Kit White

Children's author, Young adults' author, Scriptwriter, Ghostwriter

Available for:
Interview
Talk
Workshop
Commission


Website: http://www.kathrynwhite.net

Contact:
Tel: 01749 677639
Mob: 07914 011649

Awards:
Shortlisted:
Ruby's School Walk, Boston USA Globe Best Readaloud Picture Book 2011.
Here Comes The Crocodile, Sheffield & Nottingham Children's Book Awards 2005

Audiences:
Adults, 5-7 (Key stage 1), 8-11 (Key stage 2), 5-11 (Key stages 1 and 2), 11-13 (Key stage 3), 14-16 (Key stage 4), 11-16 (Key stages 3 and 4), 6th Form and college


Details

BALANCE, Y/A novel on the issue of drugs. Hard-hitting, fast paced. Workshops available for KS4 upwards, on the creative writing process, readings from the novel and discussion.

www.kitwhite.co.uk  

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=balance+kit+white


School assemblies on writing: inspiration; the process involved in book publishing; followed by workshops for all year groups.  

Childrens's Author.   Books published from nursery & picture books up to YA fiction. 

Look out for the author/illustrator interview about how 'Ruby's School Walk'  came into being on the Barefoot Books website where there are Ruby activiites and lots of interesting information. http://www.barefootbooks.com/community/play_learn_create/ for more info
Events for all ages and abilities on a broad range of books.

Reading Force UK events.

Cathedra 900, sponsored by Literature West.

Consultant for nursery educators/professionals on engaging early year groups through the imaginative use of picture books.  Texts for struggling readers- BEAST HUNTER.

Older events include, The Egyptian Experience, masks and disguises and Ghost stories. 

Best-selling picture book Here Comes The Crocodile/  nominated for the Sheffield & Nottingham childrens' book awards.

Supported by the Arts Council South West.
Events held at Bath, Cheltenham, Birmingham, Salisbury, Sheffield and Lowdham and the Edinburgh International Festival.


Regular visitor to schools throughout the UK and Europe.

Sponsored by the Arts Council for work in HMP on creative writing .

 

Fee:  £300 per day - plus travel.

Books
OVER 35 STORIES FOR ALL LEVELS AND AGES .
SEA WOLF (isbn:978-1472924889)
BLOOMSBURY EDUCATIONAL
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THE MYSTERY OF THE RELUCTANT PONY (isbn:1845619315)
Igloo books - part of the Three Together Mystery Series.
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THE NOISY JUNGLE (isbn:9781848952393)
Who's the biggest noise in the jungle? A fun book for nursery +
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When Will It Snow? (isbn:9781848952539)
A beautifully illustrated tale about not wanting to leave your friends.
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BEAST HUNTER (isbn:9781408142653)
Highly Readable, exciting tale in the Wired Up series.
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CHEESE HUNT (isbn:9781848570436)
Sniff, sniff, scuttle, scurry, it's time for tea! Mouse was on a cheese hunt. Where could it be?
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PLAYTIME (isbn:9781848570900)
Discover some of the messy, funny, noisy ways your favourite animals play in this enchanting book with gentle rhymes and soft illustrations.
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HEAD TO HEAD (isbn:0433035411)
Rigby Navigator Max. 3 short stories for guided reading. Red Level. Rites of passage.
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WOW! 366 (isbn:1407107984)
Roman Gladiators. Short story containing 366 words. Scholastic. All profits go to the charity CHILDLINE
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RUBY'S BABY BROTHER (isbn:978-1846869495)
MAGIC & MAYHEM WHEN RUBY'S BABY BROTHER APPEARS
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RUBY'S SCHOOL WALK (isbn:1846862744)
On the way to school, Ruby experiences a world her mum cannot see. In an old house, she spies bats with red eyes peering out and scary witches that flit about. And these aren't the only dangers on her path: tigers, crocodiles and mighty beasts abound
HERE COMES THE CROCODILE/ PICTURE BOOK & CD SET (isbn:1-84506-414-3)
WITTY NARATION BY CRAIG KELLY & HELEN LEDERER & ORIGNAL MUSIC & SOUND EFFECTS AIDING READING
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SNOWSHOE THE HARE (isbn:1-4052-1765-0)
GO BANANAS WITH THIS HUMOROUS ACRTIC TALE WITH FACTS & ACTIVITIES
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BALANCE (isbn:1535231238)
Y/A Novel for KS4
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WHEN THEY FIGHT (isbn:1890817465)
A beautifully illustrated book about a family of badgers.
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RUBY'S SLEEPOVER (isbn:978-1846867590)
An beautifully illustrated and exiting book about Ruby & her friend Mai dealing with pirates, dragons and giants on camp.
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THE NUTTY NUT CHASE (isbn:1-84506-013-X)
Pop A shiny brown nut bursts up from the ground. A funny magical picture book.
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THE GIFT - RECOMMENDED FOR YEARS 5 & 6 PRIMARY. (isbn:978-0602243159)
A DARK STORY BASED ON THE FIRST FEMALE PHAROAH PART OF POCKET TALES
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HERE COMES THE CROCODILE HARDBACK (isbn:1-85430-978-1)
A BOOK MADE FOR KEEPS ABOUT A SNARLING SNAPPING, HUNGRY CROCODILE
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HERE COMES THE CROCODILE PAPERBACK (isbn:1-85430-979-X)
HERE COMES THE CROCODILE. OH NO! HE'S HUNGRY SO WATCH OUT
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Laila's Lion & Stories from Other Cultures (isbn:0435158597)
Stories from other cultures contain The Hunt.
THE TUPILAK (isbn:978-0435228507)
KS2 Literacy World. Quenna embarks on a dark adventure and wonders if she'll ever see home again.
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Ghost Thief (isbn:0602242126)
Pocket Chillers: Brown: Level 4: Ghost Thief
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SLEEPY TIME (isbn:1848570457)
A bedtime book exploring the amazing and funny ways animals sleep - from an upside-down bat to a baby kangaroo.
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CARVING THE SEA PATH (isbn:0237538903)
An exciting tale about the Arctic and its impact on the life of a two small boys.
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SPLITZARONI (isbn:1 84424 234 X)
Exciting Science fiction for ages 7 - 11 reading level for 8 years.
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Non fiction for children, Fiction for adults, Fiction for children (any age), Picture books, Fiction 5-9, Fiction 8-13, Young Adult, Educational books

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