* STILL SOME AVAILABILITY FOR WORLD BOOK WEEK 2020 *
Dawn is a trained counsellor / play therapist, and the author of several books for 0- 12 years old.
SCHOOLS AND LITERARY FESTIVALS.... Dawn offers fun, lively workshops and/or assemblies for primary-aged children on PET BEREAVEMENT / PET LOVE - based on her newest book 'Love from Alfie McPoonst - the Best Dog ever'.
She also offers sessions for KS2 on WORRY and worry management, based on her novel for 9-11 year olds - Worry Magic'
Sessions tailored to the age-group - readings, craft, writing exercises, author Q&A, and props. . . plus LOTS OF FUN!
Can also offer assembly and Q & A about my books; and the publishing world ('How do you make a book?')
'Dawn has visited our school more than once. All the staff commented on how good she was with the children. I would highly recommend Dawn to inspire children to get writing and be imaginative.' Rachel Morrison, Year Six teacher.
Dawn is based in Gloucestershire. She has an MA in Writing for Young People and is a trained counsellor. Relevant experience - grief counsellor, play therapist, children's book-seller and Teaching Assistant.
Dawn has an up-to-date DBS (subscribed to the online Update Service)
Costs are in line with the Society of Authors' recommended rates and expenses.
Dawn - a children's author and trained counsellor - has written several books for children under 12. Her latest picture book 'Love from Alfie McPoonst - the Best Dog Ever' - is about pet love and pet loss. Inspired by losing her own beloved dog, it will be a comfort for any adult or child who has ever lost a beloved pet. Dawn has also written three novels for 9-11 year olds. 'Worry Magic' is about a child who struggles with worrying.