Kathryn White

Children's author, Ghostwriter, Scriptwriter, YA author

Kathryn White
Booking enquiry

Also writes as

Kit White

Available for

Commission, Interview, Talk, Workshop

Website

http://www.kathrynwhite.net

Contact

kwauthor@gmail.com Tel: 01749 677639 Mob: 07914 011649

Audiences

  • Adult
  • Age 16 to 18+ (College)
  • Age 5 to 7 (KS1)
  • Age 7 to 11 (KS2)
  • Age 11 to 14 (KS3)
  • Age 14 to 16 (KS4)

Awards

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

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

PROMOTIONAL VIDEO LINK HERE - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5fqFT3ReOQ

1535231238

BALANCE

Y/A Novel for KS4
1890817465

WHEN THEY FIGHT

A beautifully illustrated book about a family of badgers.
978-1846867590

RUBY'S SLEEPOVER

An beautifully illustrated and exiting book about Ruby & her friend Mai dealing with pirates, dragons and giants on camp.
978-0602243159

THE GIFT - RECOMMENDED FOR YEARS 5 & 6 PRIMARY.

A DARK STORY BASED ON THE FIRST FEMALE PHAROAH PART OF POCKET TALES
1-84506-013-X

THE NUTTY NUT CHASE

Pop A shiny brown nut bursts up from the ground. A funny magical picture book.
1-4052-1765-0

SNOWSHOE THE HARE

GO BANANAS WITH THIS HUMOROUS ACRTIC TALE WITH FACTS & ACTIVITIES
1-84506-414-3

HERE COMES THE CROCODILE/ PICTURE BOOK & CD SET

WITTY NARATION BY CRAIG KELLY & HELEN LEDERER & ORIGNAL MUSIC & SOUND EFFECTS AIDING READING
1846862744

RUBY'S SCHOOL WALK

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
1845619315

THE MYSTERY OF THE RELUCTANT PONY

Igloo books - part of the Three Together Mystery Series.
9781848952393

THE NOISY JUNGLE

Who's the biggest noise in the jungle? A fun book for nursery +
9781848952539

When Will It Snow?

A beautifully illustrated tale about not wanting to leave your friends.
9781408142653

BEAST HUNTER

Highly Readable, exciting tale in the Wired Up series.
9781848570436

CHEESE HUNT

Sniff, sniff, scuttle, scurry, it's time for tea! Mouse was on a cheese hunt. Where could it be?
9781848570900

PLAYTIME

Discover some of the messy, funny, noisy ways your favourite animals play in this enchanting book with gentle rhymes and soft illustrations.
0433035411

HEAD TO HEAD

Rigby Navigator Max. 3 short stories for guided reading. Red Level. Rites of passage.
1407107984

WOW! 366

Roman Gladiators. Short story containing 366 words. Scholastic. All profits go to the charity CHILDLINE
978-1846869495

RUBY'S BABY BROTHER

MAGIC & MAYHEM WHEN RUBY'S BABY BROTHER APPEARS
978-1472924889

SEA WOLF

BLOOMSBURY EDUCATIONAL
9781783445899

THE TICKLE TEST

PICTURE BOOK
9780995488564

HECTOR'S ANDROID

CHAPTER BOOK FOR YR 3 & 4
9781785912597

ILMFG

SPECIAL READER
9781535231237

BALANCE - KIT WHITE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xNj9y8ga7Q

Y/A Novel for KS4
1-85430-978-1

HERE COMES THE CROCODILE HARDBACK

A BOOK MADE FOR KEEPS ABOUT A SNARLING SNAPPING, HUNGRY CROCODILE
1-85430-979-X

HERE COMES THE CROCODILE PAPERBACK

HERE COMES THE CROCODILE. OH NO! HE\\'S HUNGRY SO WATCH OUT
0435158597

Laila's Lion & Stories from Other Cultures

Stories from other cultures contain The Hunt.
978-0435228507

THE TUPILAK

KS2 Literacy World. Quenna embarks on a dark adventure and wonders if she'll ever see home again.
0602242126

Ghost Thief

Pocket Chillers: Brown: Level 4: Ghost Thief
1848570457

SLEEPY TIME

A bedtime book exploring the amazing and funny ways animals sleep - from an upside-down bat to a baby kangaroo.
0237538903

CARVING THE SEA PATH

An exciting tale about the Arctic and its impact on the life of a two small boys.
1 84424 234 X

SPLITZARONI

Exciting Science fiction for ages 7 - 11 reading level for 8 years.

Genres

  • Crime
  • Travel
  • History
  • Horror
  • Humour
  • Novelty
  • Science fiction
  • Science
  • Sport
  • Stage/Screen

Organisations

  • SCATTERED AUTHORS. RIF. TESOL cert.
  • SOCIETY OF AUTHORS
  • NAWE

Keywords

FOR KS4 UPWARDS KIT WHITE NOVEL SPECIAL CREATIVE WRITING EVENT Y/A