Kathryn White

Kathryn White

Children's author, Ghostwriter, Scriptwriter, YA author

Also writes as

Kit White
http://www.kathrynwhite.net
kwauthor@gmail.com
01749 677639 or 07914 011649
Booking enquiry
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Available for

Commission, Interview, Talk, Workshop

Audiences

Age 5 to 7, Age 7 to 11, Age 11 to 14, Age 14 to 16, Age 16 to 18+, Adult

Genres

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

Book types

Alphabet, Educational, Fiction for children, Fiction 5-9, Fiction 8-13, Picture book, Young Adult

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:

Organisations

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

Details

School powerpoint presentation on writing: inspiration; the process involved in book publishing; followed by up to 4 workshops for all year groups.  

Published ages range - nursery/picture books up to YA fiction and include education fiction and trade fiction across all primary year groups.

Events have been held in China, Prague, Denmark across the UK and in other territories.

 

Author/illustrator interview about how 'Ruby's School Walk'  became a book. Barefoot Books website  http://www.barefootbooks.com/community/play_learn_create/ 


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:  £350 per day - plus travel.

Links:

http://www.kitwhite.co.uk  

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5fqFT3ReOQ

Books by Kathryn White

978-1890817466

WHEN THEY FIGHT

A beautifully illustrated book about a family of badgers. 

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 

BALANCE

Y/A Novel for KS4 
978-1845060138

THE NUTTY NUT CHASE

Pop A shiny brown nut bursts up from the ground. A funny magical picture book. 
978-1846867590

RUBY'S SLEEPOVER

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

SNOWSHOE THE HARE

GO BANANAS WITH THIS HUMOROUS ACRTIC TALE WITH FACTS & ACTIVITIES 
978-0602243159

THE GIFT - RECOMMENDED FOR YEARS 5 & 6 PRIMARY.

A DARK STORY BASED ON THE FIRST FEMALE PHAROAH PART OF POCKET TALES 
978-1845064143

HERE COMES THE CROCODILE/ PICTURE BOOK & CD SET

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

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. 

WOW! 366

Roman Gladiators. Short story containing 366 words. Scholastic. All profits go to the charity CHILDLINE 
9781848570436

CHEESE HUNT

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

PLAYTIME

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

HEAD TO HEAD

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

HECTOR'S ANDROID

CHAPTER BOOK FOR YR 3 & 4 

ILMFG

SPECIAL READER 

BALANCE - KIT WHITE

Y/A Novel for KS4 

HERE COMES THE CROCODILE HARDBACK

A BOOK MADE FOR KEEPS ABOUT A SNARLING SNAPPING, HUNGRY CROCODILE 

HERE COMES THE CROCODILE PAPERBACK

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

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. 
978-0602242121

Ghost Thief

Pocket Chillers: Brown: Level 4: Ghost Thief 

SLEEPY TIME

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

CARVING THE SEA PATH

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

SPLITZARONI

Exciting Science fiction for ages 7 - 11. 

Keywords

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