Karen Inglis

Author of the international bestseller, The Secret Lake. Karen has been praised by reading charities, teachers and librarians for her fun, fast-paced stories that get the most reluctant of readers turning the pages. Her historical time travel adventure The Secret Lake hit the Amazon UK, US & CA bestseller lists in 2018-2021 and has sold over 250,000 print copies. It is now in translation in eight countries.
ACTION AND ADVENTURE ALIENS BOOKS FOR BOYS BOOKS WITH ILLUSTRATIONS CHAPTER BOOKS CHILDREN’S HISTORICAL FICTION EMOTIONS FOOTBALL STORIES GET LONDON READING CAMPAIGN HUMOROUS STORIES MODERN CLASSIC RELUCTANT READERS RHYMING STORIES SKYPE TIME TRAVEL TIME-SLIP VIRTUAL VISITS

Zehra Hicks

Award-winning children's book author and illustrator. Inspiring children with engaging and creative workshops.
AUTHOR BOOK WEEK CHILDREN CREATING CHARACTERS DRAWING HUMOUR ILLUSTRATOR INK DRAWINGS KS1 KS2 PICTURE BOOKS PLOT STORYBOARDING WORKSHOPS WORLD BOOK DAY

Dr Lydia Taiwo

Abuse, Well being, health, parenting, safeguarding, mindfulness, trauma, youth, children, love, hate, school. education, career, work, employment, training, happy, mental health
ABUSE ADVICE CAREER DROP-OUTS EDUCATION EMOTIONAL REGULATION EMPLOYMENT GANGS GUIDANCE HEALING MENTAL HEALTH MENTAL HEALTH PARENTING PSYCHO-EDUCATION RECOVERY RESILIENCE SAFEGUARDING TRAINING TRAUMA UNIVERSITY

Eva Wong Nava

~ To A More Open & Inclusive World ~ Award-winning children's book author with both international and national school experience available for virtual and onsite author visits. I write stories that help readers reimagine the world, rebuild their faith in books, and reignite their creative fire. Representation is important to me and I focus on books that reflect the diversity of our world.
AUTHOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS CHINESE CREATIVE NONFICTION CREATIVE WRITING DIVERSITY FOLK RELIGION FOLKLORE HISTORY INCLUSIVE MIDDLE GRADE PICTUREBOOKS REPRESENTATION SINGAPORE SOUTHEAST ASIAN

Nicholas Allan

Bestselling and BAFTA-winning author/illustrator of children’s picture-books
BEGINNER CARTOON CHRISTMAS DRAWING EARLY EARLY READER FUN FUNNY GATECRASHING GRAPHIC HILLTOP HOSPITAL HUMOR HUMOUR ILLUSTRATOR JESUS LITERACY MAGIC NURSERY PICTURE-BOOKS QUEEN READER READING WRITING

Sophie Ambrose

Fun and enthusiastic children's picture book author and illustrator. Great feedback from teachers and students I work with!
AUTHOR BOOK WEEK CHILDREN CREATING CHARACTERS DRAWING ENVIRONMENT EYFS FRIENDSHIP ILLUSTRATOR KS1 KS2 PAINTING PICTURE BOOKS PLOT PRE-SCHOOL STORYBOARDING SUSTAINABILITY WORKSHOPS WORLD BOOK DAY

M. P. Robertson

Author of "The Egg" and many other books will guarantee you a fantastic Dragony day. Very experienced in delivering talks and workshops.
ART ARTIST AUTHOR BATH BIRMINGHAM BRIGHTON BRIGHTON BRISTOL BRISTOL CARDIFF CASTLES CHELTENHAM COMIC DEVON DRAGON DRAGONS FAIRY TALES FANTASY FOLK TALES FUNNY GLOUCESTER GREEK MYTHOLOGY ILLUSTRATOR INK DRAWING KENT KEY STAGE 1 KEY STAGE 2 LEICESTER LONDON MONSTERS MONSTERS PENCIL DRAWING PICTURE BOOK PORTSMOUTH ROBOTS SALISBURY SOMERSET SOMERSET SOUTHAMPTON SOUTHAMPTON STORY SWINDON TURRETS AND TIARAS TURRETS AND TIARAS WATERCOLOUR WILTSHIRE WORCESTERSHIRE

Alan Durant

Award-winning author of books for all ages, offering inspiring workshops, poetry and prose, performances, talks,insets and motivation for the reluctant!
BOOKS FOR BOYS CHILD FICTION CREATIVE WRITING INSETS DIFFERENT GENRES FOOTBALL PERFORMANCE POETRY PICTURE BOOKS POETRY RELUCTANT READERS RELUCTANT WRITERS WRITING FOR CHILDREN WRITING FOR CHILDREN COURSES WRITING WORKSHOPS YOUNG ADULT BOOKS

Andrew Weale

Award winning picture book author. Interactive talks and workshops for Key Stage 1 and adults. Full CRB.
ACTOR ANIMALS BEN CORT COUNTING DINOSAURS EATING FILM MAKER PICTURE BOOKS POO POP UP RED HOUSE AWARD SINGER SKYPE SPOOKY HOUSE TEACHER TV PRESENTER VERSE

Heather Maisner

Picture books, Early Years, Fiction, Non-Fiction, PSHE, School visits for all ages, History, Publishing and self-publishing
"BEST BOOK ON IMPORTANCE OF BRUSHING TEETH" AWARD-WINNING WRITER CREATIVE WRITING DINOSAURS EARLY YEARS EXCELLENCE AWARD HEALTHY TITLES FOR THE YOUNG HISTORY INSPIRATIONAL STORYTELLER INTERNATIONAL NURSERY PICTURE BOOKS PUBLISHING AND SELF-PUBLISHING RECEPTION RHYMING TEXTS RUSSIAN HISTORY SCHOOL VISITS WORKSHOPS

Abiola Bello

I write diverse books with strong female protagonists - from fantasy to love stories.
BLACK CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS DIVERSE DIVERSITY FANTASY FEMALE FICTION HEROINE LONDON LOVE MAGIC MIDDLE-GRADE ROM-COM SUPERHERO SUPERPOWERS YA YOUNG ADULT

Kenneth Steven

Poet, picture book author and novelist for young readers.
POET POETRY STORIES

Perfectly Brilliant Books

Perfectly Brilliant Books First Aid Stories to Love & Learn

Rehan Khan

Author of historical adventure novels set in the Ottoman empire and Tudor England.
ADVENTURE CARNEGIE-NOMINATED HISTORICAL

Pippa Goodhart

Pippa is an award-winning children's author who enjoys talking and workshopping in schools, as well as teaching adults about writing for children.
A BOTTLE OF HAPPINESS A SPACE OF MY OWN CAMBRIDGESHIRE CHAPATTI MOON CHILDREN'S BOOKS FLOW GINNY'S EGG GRANTCHESTER HISTORICAL JUST IMAGINE JUST IMAGINE LAURA OWEN PICTURE BOOKS PIPPA GOODHART RAVEN BOY THE GREAT SEA DRAGON DISCOVERY WINNIE THE WITCH WINNIE THE WITCH YOU CHOOSE YOU CHOOSE IN SPACE

Caryl Hart

Talk to me about in-person and virtual author visits! //// People say my workshops are: Fun, engaging, inclusive & "exstremly fantasic!" //// Author of Meet the Oceans, The Girl who Planted Trees, Thank You for the Little Things, Girls Can do Anything, How to Grow a Dinosaur, The Princess and the Giant, Whiffy Wilson, Mini Monsters, Sonny Says and many more! //// Message me on twitter @carylhart1 or via my website: www.carylhart.com/contact
AUTHOR AUTHOR VISIT BOOK WEEK HOW A BOOK IS MADE HOW TO BE AN AUTHOR INFANT JUNIOR LITERACY MAKE A BOOK PICTURE BOOK POEMS POET POETRY RHYME RHYTHM SCHOOL SCHOOL VISIT VISIT WORKSHOP WORLD BOOK DAY

Teresa Heapy

Award-winning children's author - engaging & inspiring visits for the whole school, exploring fairy tales & helping children write their own!
ANIMALS EARLY READERS FAIRY TALES KEY STAGE 1 KEY STAGE 2 NON-FICTION PICTURE BOOKS WRITING WORKSHOPS

Kevin Brooke

An author, who works with an illustrator, to encourage young people in reading, writing and illustration both in the classroom as well as online opportunities
AUTHOR ELEARNING ENCOURAGING ILLUSTRATION LEARNING READING WRITING

Ray Clark

Award winning author of the IMP series.
ANTHOLOGIES AWARD-WINNING CREATIVE-WRITING CRIME DRAMA FICTION GHOSTS HORROR IMPERFECTION IMPURITY SUPERNATURAL THRILLER YORKSHIRE

Steve Holloway

The Blue Frontier
MARICULTURE MARINESCIENCE OCEAN PIONEERING ROBOTICS SCIENCEFICTION SEA SEASTEADING TECHNOLOGY THRILLER

Tom Vaughan

I'm an author of funny middle-grade fiction. My debut book Bin Boy was published by Scholastic in 2021 and my second book, A Gangster Stole My Trunks is being published in July 2022. Passionate about delivering fun, interactive KS2 workshops and assemblies covering comedy-writing, character and story-telling.
ASSEMBLIES CHARACTER CHILDREN'S BOOKS COMEDY CREATIVE WRITING FUNNY HUMOUR KS2 MIDDE-GRADE PRIMARY SCHOOL STORY-TELLING SUPER VILLAINS SUPERHEROES TALKS WORKSHOPS WORLD BOOK DAY

Alicia L. Wright

Children's/Young adult comic fantasy author and artist. Available for World Book Day 2021.
ART ARTS CARTOONS COMEDY CRAFTS DYSLEXIA ELF FAIRY FAIRY TALES FANTASY FOLKLORE FOREIGN LANGUAGE FUNNY HUMOUR JAPAN JAPANESE MONSTER MONSTERS MYTHOLOGY PARODY PRINCE PRINCESS SKYPE TRAVEL VAMPIRE WEBCOMIC YA YOUNG ADULT

Puneet Bhandal

A free, signed picture book will be given to every child attending a session. Introduce children to tennis, sport and physical literacy with a fun and interactive workshop. Perfect for the summer season.
CHAMPION COMPETITION DIVERSITY EXERCISE FITNESS HONESTY MULTICULTURAL PE RIVALRY SIBLINGS SKYPE SPORT SPORTSMANSHIP TENNIS WIMBLEDON WORLD BOOK DAY WORLD BOOK DAY AUTHOR WORLD BOOK WEEK

Nicola Colton

Children's book illustrator and author, offering creative workshops/talks/events, interactive reading sessions, Draw-a-Longs, character creation and story building.
AUTHOR CAT DOG DRAWALONG EARLY READER FRIENDSHIP HUMOUR ILLUSTRATED FICTION ILLUSTRATION ILLUSTRATOR INCLUSIVITY KS1 KS2 PICTURE BOOKS RECEPTION STORYTELLING WORLD BOOK DAY

Emma Read

Author of the Milton the Mighty series. AVAILABLE NOW FOR VIRTUAL EVENTS - draw-along, reading, Q and A and creative writing workshops. Available for fun, interactive assemblies, workshops and crafts, covering my books and creative writing. KS1 and 2. Published by Chicken House, powered by tea!
ADVENTURE ARACHNOPHOBIA ASSEMBLY BEACH BRAVE BUGS BUSINESSMAN CHILDREN COMEDY CONSERVATION DAD ECO ENVIRONMENT FAMILY FATHER FEAR FRIENDSHIP FUN FUNNY HAWAII HEADLINE HERO HUMEROUS HUMOUR KS1 KS2 MARRIAGE MEGASTAR MENTOR MIGHTY MILTON MINIBEAST NEWS NEWSPAPER SMALL SPIDERS SUPERHERO TROPICAL VILLAIN VOLCANO WARRIOR WORKSHOP WORRIER ZOE

Maudie Smith

Engaging, funny, flexible and inspiring sessions for Reception and KS1 (or whole primary). Organised and adult-friendly. Bath-based.
ADVENTURE APPROACHABLE DYNAMIC ENGAGING FANTASY FRIENDLY FRIENDSHIP FUNNY INSPIRING LIVELY SPEAKER

Jasper Cooper

Childrens' Author/illustrator of fantasy and adventure books. Very experienced in school visits with well developed and inspiring presentations.
ADVENTURE AUTHOR CHILDREN CONFERENCE FANTASY FICTION INSPIRATIONAL PRESENTATION SCHOOL SCHOOL PRIZE GIVINGS TALKS VISIT WRITER WRITERS CIRCLES

Dan Freedman

Author of the smash-hit Jamie Johnson series, Dan talks about how his experiences in football have inspired the much-loved books and BBC TV drama.
BBC BOOKS FOR BOYS BORN TO PLAY BOYS ENGLISH FOOTBALL FUNNY GOLDEN GOAL INSPIRATIONAL INTERVIEWS JAMIE JOHNSON JOURNALISM KICK OFF MEDIA PREMIER LEAGUE RELUCTANT SHOOT TO WIN SKYPE SOCCER SPORT TELEVISION TV WORLD BOOK DAY WORLD CUP

Graham Jones

Author of exciting educational history based adventure books for primary school children. Offers curriculum based school and library visits including whole school assembly and craft and literacy based workshops.
APOLLO MOON LANDING BATTLE OF BRITAIN BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR CURRICULUM DINOSAURS EDUCATIONAL EXTINCTION EVENT FAMOUS PEOPLE HISTORY LOCH NESS LORD NELSON MARS MOON NAPOLEONIC WARS NEIL ARMSTRONG PREHISTORIC SPACE SPACE RACE TIME TRAVEL WORLD WAR 2

Philippa Joyner

I was so lucky to be asked by a collection of Waterstones branches for a collection of book-signings which were such delightful affairs. Children and parents meeting me? What more could one ask for of a Saturday? I visit prep and state schools regularly to encourage, to entertain and to help instil a sense of fun and magic into the lives of children. A live talk with a person is far more intriguing than wondering if what if? - if you are an inspiring author? Books entertain and teach and guide and create a familiarity and a resonance between the words and the reader. I've also lectured from an author stance to the WI. And only two of them fell asleep.
6-18 7-16 ADULT-HUMOUR ASSEMBLY CREATIVE WRITING FANTASY HUMOUR JUNIOR KS1 KS2 MAGIC MAGICALREALISM MAGICAL-REALISM SCHOOL TRAVEL WORLD BOOK DAY WORLD BOOK WEEK YA YOUNG-ADULT

Elizabeth Price

Values Education Fun Farm Animal Picture Book Inclusion Friendship Kindness Well-being Character Description Story Structure Drawing Role Play Music Literacy Art PSHE
ACCEPTANCE ANTI-BULLYING CHARACTER DESCRIPTION CONFIDENCE DISCUSSION EMPATHY ENGAGING EYFS FARM ANIMALS FRIENDSHIP FUN HELPING OTHERS INCLUSION KEY STAGE 1 KINDNESS LEARNING LITERACY LOVEABLE CHARACTERS MUSIC PICTURE BOOK PSHE RELATABLE ROLE PLAY SELF- UNDERSTANDING STORY STRUCTURE VALUES

Ken Preston

I run ‘inspiring’ and ‘fantastic’ creative writing workshops and school author visits. I work with children in Key Stages 2, 3 and 4, and on to further education and universities along with creative writing workshops for adults, and I am available for after-dinner speaking, coaching and ghost-writing.
ACTION AND ADVENTURE ADULT WORKSHOPS ASPIRING WRITERS BOOKS FOR BOYS CREATING CHARACTERS CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS DINOSAURS INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING INSPIRATIONAL INTERACTIVE SESSION LITERACY PLOTTING PUBLIC SPEAKING PUBLISHING SELF-PUBLISHING STORIES SUSPENSE TEEN FICTION TIME TRAVEL UNIVERSITY VISITS WORKSHOPS WORLD BOOK DAY WRITING WORKSHOPS YOUNG WRITERS

Simon Murray

Author and illustrator specialising in interactive literacy and illustration workshops for schools.
ART ARTIST AUTHOR CHILDREN CHILDREN'S DRAWING EARLY FUN ILLUSTRATION ILLUSTRATIONS ILLUSTRATOR KEY STAGE 1 KEY STAGE 2 KEY STAGES 1 AND 2 LITERACY MOKEE JOE NURSERY READER WORKSHOP WORKSHOPS WRITING

Rachel Lyon

Merseyside/Lancs/North Wales based author of picture books, poems and plays, delivers exciting, interactive and inspirational sessions for EYFS, KS1, KS2 and High School / Further Ed.
AUTHOR WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN CHILDREN'S AUTHOR CREATIVE WRITING CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP LEGENDS PICTURE BOOK POEMS POET POETRY POETRY WORKSHOP RHYMING PICTURE BOOK STORYTELLING STORYTELLING WORKSHOP WRITING POEMS

Vanessa Rosenthal

Two Cultures. One Life. Many masks.
ACTOR/PLAYWRIGHT MEMOIR

Joe Craig

"Took author talks to a whole new level: absolutely electrifying." Award-winning author of the Jimmy Coates books, for dynamic & inspirational events.
ACTION ALEX RIDER BOOKS FOR BOYS BOYS CHERUB COOL DISABILITY ESPIONAGE FUNNY HOROWITZ INSPIRING JIMMY COATES MUCHAMORE RELUCTANT SKYPE SPIES SPY THRILLER

Richard Monte

Author of The Dragon of Krakow and The Mermaid of Warsaw. Colourful stories, engaging activities and lively Q&A sessions for Ages 7-12.
ADVENTURE BOOK WEEK DRAGONS ENVIRONMENT FAIRY TALES FANTASY FICTION FOLK TALES GEOGRAPHY HISTORY HUMOUR INTERACTIVE TALKS INTERNATIONAL LEGENDS MAGIC MULTICULTURAL MYTHS POLAND READING WORLD BOOK DAY

Joseph Theobald

Author Illustrator of fun educational picture books including Marvin Wanted More! (Prince George's favourite book:)
APPS AUTHOR BOOK SIGNINGS CHILDREN'S BOOKS ILLUSTRATOR PICTURE BOOK PRE SCHOOL PUBLISHING SCHOOL VISIT SELF-PUBLISHING UNIVERSITY VISITS WORKSHOPS

Piers Torday

Inspirational stories and talks on storytelling from the bestselling author of The Last Wild
ANIMALS CLIMATE ENVIRONMENT EVENT FANTASY GRIEF INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING TEAMS WILDLIFE WORKSHOP ZOOM

Ed Wicke

Gets reluctant readers excited about reading. Author of 16 books.
ADVENTURE BOYS CHILDREN FAIRY TALES FUNNY LIVELY PERFORMANCE RELUCTANT READERS SHORT STORIES STORYTELLING

Ian MacDonald

A few days still available for World Book Day week!
ALIENS ANCIENT EGYPT AUTHOR VISITS BOOK WEEKS BOYS BOYS' WRITING DINOSAURS EDUCATION HUMOUR INSPIRING RELUCTANT READERS SCHOOLS STORY TIME WORLD WAR TWO WRITING WORKSHOPS

Damien Hine

Damien Hine is an experienced author and public speaker with a particular talent for engaging with young people. He is known to leave audiences electrified with a love for reading and a new passion for writing. He encourages people to chase their dreams and believe that greatness is within their grasp.
ADVENTURE CHILDREN CHILDRENS EPIC EXCITING FANTASY SERIES TEEN YA

Jessica Taylor-Bearman

Award winning YA disabled author who is passionate about inspiring teens and adults to get into reading and writing. Jessica is also a founder of a children’s charity, an artist and a blogger in her spare time. Her story into becoming an author is extraordinary and she’ll make sure everyone leaves her talks knowing they have their own story to tell! Available for World Book Day 2022.
DISABLED DIVERSITY INSPIRATIONAL INSPIRING MEMOIR MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER VIRTUAL SESSIONS WORLD BOOK DAY YA YOUNG ADULT

Cliff McNish

Multiple award-winning author of fantasy, ghost stories and animal stories. Inspirational talks and workshops.
ANIMALS CARNEGIE CREATING CHARACTERS FANTASY FRIENDSHIP GHOST STORIES GHOST WRITING GHOSTS MAGIC PETS PRIZE WINNING SCIENCE FICTION SUPERNATURAL TALKS TEENAGE THRILLERS WORKSHOPS YA

NS Blackman

Author and illustrator of books for children in KS1 and KS2, and creative writing lecturer. Dinosaur theme. Interactive visits with a focus on inspiring reading (and writing) for pleasure. My books and visits have been particularly successful with boys who had not yet previously loved reading! Fun group activities, quizzes, on-the-spot drawing and creative writing and drawing workshops - learning how to draw a dinosaur in 3D!
ABLE READERS ANGLO SAXON ANIMAL STORIES ASSEMBLIES ASSEMBLY BOOKS FOR BOYS BOYS CHAPTER BOOK CLASS READER CREATIVE WRITING DINOSAUR DINOSAUR TOPIC DINOSAURS EARLY READER FRIENDSHIP GIFTED AND TALENTED HISTORY ILLUSTRATION ILLUSTRATOR IMMIGRATION INFANTS JUNIOR KEY STAGE 1 KEY STAGE 2 KS1 KS1 DINOSAUR TOPIC KS1 DINOSAURS KS2 KS2 ANGLO SAXONS KS2 ANGLO-SAXONS KS2 DINOSAUR TOPIC KS2 DINOSAURS KS2 SAXON TOPIC KS2 SAXONS MIGRATION NURSERY PRIMARY PRIMARY SCHOOL READ ALOUD RECEPTION RELUCTANT READERS ROBOTS SAXON SAXON SAXONS SPECIAL SCHOOL TOLERANCE WHOLE SCHOOL WORKSHOP WORLD BOOK DAY WORLD BOOK DAY 2019 WORLD BOOK WEEK WORLD BOOK WEEK 2019 YEAR 1 DINOSAUR YEAR 1 DINOSAURS YOUNG READERS

Penny Joelson

Penny Joelson, critically acclaimed, multi-award winning YA author of thriller,'I Have No Secrets'. Qualified teacher offering inspiring talks and workshops for KS3 +.
AAC CARNEGIE CEREBRAL PALSY CHRONIC FATIGUE COMMUNITY COUNTY LINES CRIME CRIME CULTURAL DIVERSITY DISABILITY DIVERSE DIVERSITY DRAMA EMPATHY ETHNIC MINORITIES FAMILIES GUIDE DOG HERTFORDSHIRE HINDU HOUSEBOUND LONDON LONDON M.E. MYSTERY MYSTERY NEIGHBOURS ONLINE POLISH REALISM SKYPE TEENAGERS TEENS THRILLER UNUSUAL NARRATOR UPLIFTING VISUAL IMPAIRMENT VOICE WORLD BOOK DAY ZOOM

Sarah Holding

children's and YA author of 'clifi' or climate change fiction
ABLE WRITERS ACTIVE FUN ACTIVE LISTENING ADVENTURE ALIENS ANCIENT ASTRONAUTS ANTHROPOLOGY ARCHITECTURE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ASSEMBLY ATLANTIS AUTHOR VISIT BOOK WEEK BOOKWORM CHAMELEON CITIES CLIFFHANGERS CLIFI CLI-FI CLIMATE CHANGE FICTION CLIMATE CRISIS CLIMATE STRIKE COLOURCHANGING CREATING CHARACTERS CREATING PACE CREATING SETTINGS CREATING SUSPENSE CREATIVE CLASSROOM CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP CREATIVITY CURIOSITY DEVELOPING VOCABULARY DIVERSITY EARTH DAY EARTH SCIENCE EARTHQUAKES ECO ECOWARRIOR EGYPT ENVIRONMENT EXTINCTION REBELLION FICTION FLASH FICTION FLOODS FRIENDSHIP G&T GENETIC ENGINEERING GIFTED AND TALENTED GUARDIAN ARTICLE INTERSTELLAR SPACE KS2 KS3 LIBRARY OPENING LIBRARY TALKS LITERACY LITERARY FESTIVAL LOST CIVILISATIONS MAGIC PORTAL MAGICAL REALISM MIDDLEGRADE MINDMAPPING NATURE PERSUASIVE WRITING PLOT DEVELOPMENT POLLUTION PRIMARY PYRAMIDS READING ALOUD RELUCTANT READERS RIGHT-BRAINED ACTIVITIES SAFE SPACE SCHOOL VISIT SCIENCE FICTION SCOTLAND SEABEAN SEARISE SEAWAR SECONDARY SHORT STORIES SIRIUS SOLAR SYSTEM STKILDA STORYTELLING GAMES SUDDEN FICTION TECHNOLOGY TED TALK TEEN FICTION THERMOCHROMIC TIMETRAVEL USE OF LANGUAGE USING THE IMAGINATION VIVID WRITING WORLD BOOK DAY WRITING FOR PLEASURE WRITING PROCESS YEAR 10 YEAR 11 YEAR 5 YEAR 6 YEAR 7 YEAR 8 YEAR 9 YOUNG ADULT

DINAH ORJI

Diverse children's author
BENIN BLACK-HISTORY DIVERSE KS2

Susanne T Schroder

writer of fun and inspirational children’s books
CHRISTMAS, NATIVITY, ANIMALS, HUMOUR, INSPIRING

Danielle Jawando

Danielle Jawando is an author, screenwriter and Lecturer in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her debut YA novel, And the Stars Were Burning Brightly, won best senior novel in the Great Reads Award and was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, the YA Book Prize, the Jhalak Children's & YA Prize, the Branford Boase Award and was longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal, the UKLA Book Awards and the Amazing Book Awards.

Valerie Wilding

Writes narrative non-fiction, fiction and non-fiction for all ages. Author of several popular My Story books. Loves writing history, humour, and often a mixture of both.
ANCIENT GREECE ANIMALS C16TH CELEBRATIONS CLEOPATRA DICKENS DINOSAURS ELIZABETH I ELIZABETH II GLOBE GREEK OLYMPICS HISTORY MAGIC MONARCHY NARRATIVE NON-FICTION PRINCESSES QUEENS ROME & EGYPT SHAKESPEARE TIME TRAVEL TOWER OF LONDON TRANSPORTATION TUDORS VICTORIANS WWI WWII

Roland John

Poetry, Publishing, Literary Magazines
POETRY POETRY-MAGAZINES PUBLISHING

Angela Wren

Along with my work in theatre, I am a traveller and unashamed francophile
ACTING CHARACTER ACTING DIRECTING FOR STAGE AND FILM FRANCE FRENCH FOOD AND WINE GEOGRAPHY OF FRANCE STAGE CRAFT THEATRE MANAGEMENT WRITING FOR STAGE AND SCREEN WRITING FOR STORIES AND NOVELS

Chitra Soundar

Multi-cultural author and storyteller who can inspire and ignite the imagination of your class. Her oral and written story workshops are always a big hit. http://www.chitrasoundar.com/chitras-author-visits/
BASKET. FRUITS BUTTERFLY DISABILITY DUAL-LANGUAGE EAGLE EGGS EMPATHY FARMER FEAR FLOOD FO GHEE HARMONY INDIA JUSTICE JUSTICE LORIS MAMA ELEPHANT NATURE PANGOLIN PICKLES. JUSTICE PUMPKIN RETELLINGS SILENCE SKYPE SKYPE SPRING STORYTELLING THUNDERSTORMS TRICKSTER WESTERN GHATS WISDOM YAK

Dee Shulman

Popular author/illustrator entertaining writing workshops and presentations, guaranteed to inspire children, teens & YAs
AUTHOR DEMONSTRATION DIARY FUN GIRLS ILLUSTRATOR INCLUSIVE INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS LITERACY LONDON PRIMARY RELUCTANT READERS SECONDARY TEENAGE WORDS AND PICTURES WORKSHOPS YOUNG ADULT

Judy Brulo

Children's fantasy, adventure, humorous and conservatation stories for ages six to twelve. Available for Zoom presentations
ARTWORK SESSIONS. HUMOUR INTERACTIVE READING ZOOM MUSIC YOUNG FICTION ZOOM SESSIONS AVAILABLE

Elisa Webb

Elisa Webb is the author of Darkling Park a life-affirming children’s adventure set in a South London graveyard. She has published over 20 shorts stories and several articles. She is currently a practice-based Southern Gothic Imaginative Writing PhD student, part-time teacher and parent of two. She is also a qualified barista.
ADVENTURE ASSEMBLIES BARISTA BOOKSELLER BULLYING CREATIVE CROSSOVER EXTINCTION FAMILY FICTION FRIENDSHIP FUNERAL FUNNY GARIBALDIS GOTHIC GOTHICHOUSE GRAVEYARD HENOCHSCHONLEINPURPURA HOMESCHOOL HYGGE ICECREAM IMMIGRATION INNERCITY INTERVIEWS LITERARY LONDON MARSUPIAL MISO NOVEL POOLS QUAGGA READING SCHOOL SEN SOUTHERNGOTHIC STORYCAMPS TALKS TEACHER THYLACINE TOAST TOOTING TRAINER TUTOR UNDERGROUND WORKSHOPS WRITING YA

Nick Jones

Author of exciting picture books for ages 4-8
AUTHOR VISITS BEARS BODY IMAGE BULLYING CHILDREN'S BOOK CONFIDENCE FOXES PICTURE BOOK PRIMARY SCHOOL SELF-CONFIDENCE SHADOWS SNAILS

Miriam Moss

Critically acclaimed, picture book & YA author offering inspiring talks, tailor-made writing workshops, interactive reading sessions and performances to all ages.
ACTION AND ADVENTURE ANIMALS BEDTIME CHICKENPOX FRIE HAIR HUMOROUS LOST MIDDLE EAST NITS PEOPLE AND PLACES PICTURE BOOKS POEMS REASSURING RHYMING SHORT FICTION SHORT STORIES SOCIAL ISSUES SURVIVAL TEETH THRILLER TRUE STORIES VIOLENCE

Jane Clarke

Author and poet loves to inspire Nursery, KS1 and KS2 to create their own stories and poems.
FOUNDATION INFANT SCHOOL INFANTS KEY STAGE 1 KEY STAGE 2 NURSERY PICTURE BOOKS POETRY PRIMARY READING SCHEMES RECEPTION WORKSHOPS

Ian Bland

Poetry Star of BBC1, I guarantee a wonderful day for your school, library or festival #inspirational
AUTHOR BOOK WEEK CHILDREN'S POET INSPIRATIONAL NATIONAL POETRY DAY PERFORMER WORKSHOP LEADER WORLD BOOK DAY

Kirsty Riddiford

Assembly talks and fun, interactive workshops by enthusiastic children's author.
ADVENTURE CHILDREN CHILDREN'S FANTASY FANTASY TRILOGY

Rachel Delahaye

Children's author of comedy capers and wild adventure
ANIMALS ASSEMBLY COMEDY CREATIVE ENVIRONMENT EXCITING EXCITING FANTASY FICTION FUN FUNNY HUMOUR KS1 KS2 MORTTHEMEEK PRIMARY PRIMARYSCHOOL SCHOOLTALKS WILDLIFE WORKSHOP WORLDBOOKDAY

Ray Star

Trying to save our world - one book sale at a time.
ACTIVISM ANIMAL RIGHTS BRITISH HISTORY CLIFI CLIMATE FICTION CONTEMPORARY FICTION DOMINION EARTHLINGS ENVIRONMENTALIST ESCAPISM ESSEX FAMILY FANTASY FRIENDSHIP GOD GODDESS GREAT BRITAIN GREEK MYTHOLOGY GRIEF HISTORY HOPE IDENTITY LGBTQ LOVE MAGIC MAGICK MYTHS NEW AGE OPPRESSION PAGAN RESISTANCE SLAVERY SOLAR PUNK SPIRITUALIST TEEN TEENAGE VEGAN WICCAN WITCH TRIALS WITCHES YA YA FANTASY YOUNG ADULT

Conrad Burdekin

Inspiring children to write and perform poetry, write stories, and become storytellers. Enhanced DBS. Public Liability Insurance.
CHILDREN CREATIVE WRITING DRAMA ENTHUSIASTIC HUMOUR INSPIRE KIDS NURSERY POETRY SCHOOL SEMINAR SPEAKING AND LISTENING STAFF TRAINING STORY STORYTELLING UNIQUE WACKY WORKSHOPS WRITING

Chris Allton

Fun and inspirational school author visits for primary schools from an author with over twenty years of teaching experience.
ADVENTURE ASSEMBLY BULLYING CHILDREN COMEDY CREATE INSPIRE INTEREST ONLINE SAFETY PRIMARY RELUCTANT STEAMPUNK TEACHER VICTORIANS WORKSHOP

Melissa Scallan

I deliver reassuring, informative and useful talks (online and in-person) to sixth form and college students about preparing for university
ADVICE INFORMATIVE IN-PERSON TALK KS5 PREPARING FOR ADULTHOOD REASSURING REMOTE TALK SELF-HELP SIXTH FORM TEENAGERS TEENS UNIVERSITY USEFUL WELLBEING YA YEAR13 YOUNG ADULT

Gemma Merlen

I'm full of enthusiasm and have great fun sharing my world and stories with children (and adults). I've created characters based on real life animals and their adventures reflect the natural world they live in. Books are illustrated throughout with cameo appearances on each page to keep the conversations fresh. My visits include activities with the children and as I'm an expert on the world of Polly Paint Pony, I love the challenge of Q&A with all children - curve balls included! Visits are tailored to suit the children's age groups with tongue twisting challenges to get all the children (and their teachers) involved.
ALLITERATION ANIMALS CHILDREN CURIOSITY ENGAGEMENT EYFS FUN HORSE IMAGINATION INDIVIDUAL KS1 LEARNING LITERACY NATURE RHYME RHYTHM STORYTELLING

Cat Weatherill

Now booking for World Book Week 2022
ABROAD ADVENTURE AWARDS CEREMONY BIOGRAPHY BOOK WEEK BOYS CONFERENCE CONFERENCES CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS DIGITAL FANTASY FEMINISM FOUNDATION STAGE GIRLS KEY STAGE 1 KEY STAGE 2 KEY STAGE 3 LIBRARIES MAGIC MICHAEL MORPURGO MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING NURSERY ONLINE SCHOOLS SKYPE STORYTELLER STORYTELLING TEACHERS TRAVEL WORKSHOPS WORLD BOOK DAY ZOOM

Leyland Perree

Writes fun rhyming picture books for KS1-KS2. Published internationally. Available year-round for Book Days, talks and workshops. Devon, UK. Covid-19: Available for Skype chats and virtual author visits during lockdown.
ACTIVITIES ACTIVITY AUTHOR BARNSTAPLE BATH BOOK BOOK WEEK BOOKDAY BOURNEMOUTH BRISTOL CARDIFF CHALLENGE CHILDRENS CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS CORNWALL CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 CREATIVE CUSTARD DAY DEVON ENGLAND EXETER EXMOUTH FAIR PLAY FALMOUTH FISH FROG FUNNY FUNNY GOAT HALLOWEEN KS1 KS2 LEYLAND LOCKDOWN LOCKDOWN NEWPORT OCEAN PICTURE PLYMOUTH PUDDING QUARRANTINE READING REDRUTH RHYME RHYMING RHYMING ROAD SCBWI SKYPE SKYPE SOMERSET SOUTHAMPTON SOUTHWEST ST.AUSTELL SUMMER SWANSEA SWINDON TALK TAUNTON TEAMS TOAD TORQUAY TRURO UK UNDERWATER VIRTUAL VISIT WALES WITCHES WORKSHOP WORKSHOP WORLD WORLDBOOKDAY XMAS YEOVIL ZOOM

Susan Price

A Carnegie winning author, a 'hybrid' self-publisher, happy talking to all ages.
ADULTS CHILDREN CREATING A STORY STORY TELLING TEENAGERS WORKSHOPS

Elizabeth Morley

Children's author and illustrator of adventure stories for seven to eleven year-olds. Offers school visits and library visits, with illustrated talks & workshops.
ADVENTURE ALIENS ASTRONAUTS BOYS CHILDREN ESPIONAGE FICTION GIRLS GUERNSEY HEDGEHOGS HISTORICAL HISTORY ILLUSTRATING ILLUSTRATIONS ILLUSTRATOR KIDS KS1 KS2 SCIENCE SMUGGLERS SMUGGLING SPACE SPIES SPY WAR WARTIME WIGHT WORKSHOP WORKSHOPS

Fabi Santiago

🦄 🐯 🌈 Fabi is a Latina children's book author, illustrator and artist based in London/UK. Fabi offers super fun school visits and workshops for EY/ reception, KS1 and KS2. Taking bookings for 2022. 👩🏽‍🎨🎨
ANIMALS AUTHOR BALLET CHARACTERS CHILDRENS AUTHOR CHILDREN'S AUTHOR CHILDRENS BOOK CINEMA DANCE DINOSAUR DIVERSE FUNNY ILLUSTRATION ILLUSTRATOR INCLUSIVE KS1 KS2 MIDDLEGRADE MIDDLE-GRADE PETS PICTURE BOOK PICTUREBOOK PRINTMAKING SCREEN PRINT STORYBOARDING STORYTELLING THEATRE TIGER UNICORN WBD WBW WORKSHOPS WORLD BOOK DAY WORLD BUILDING WORLDBOOKWEEK WRITING

Emilie Lauren Jones

Passionate about sharing poetry with everyone! Experienced performer, speaker, workshop deliverer and compare.
AFFORDABLE BIRMINGHAM BUDGET CITY OF CULTURE COMMUNITY COMPERE COMPETITIONS COVENTRY DISABILITY GUEST SPEAKER JUDGE MAGAZINE MENTAL HEALTH MODERN OPEN MIC PERFORMANCE POET POEMS POET POETRY POETRY WORKSHOPS PUBLISHED QUALITY SPEAKER WEST MIDLANDS WORKSHOP WRITER

Matt Oldfield

From the Playground to the Pitch!
BIOGRAPHY BOYS CHAMPIONS LEAGUE ENGLAND FOOTBALL GIRLS GOALS HEROES LEGENDS NON-FICTION PERSUASIVE WRITING PREMIER LEAGUE RELUCTANT READERS SPORT STORY STORYWRITING SUCCESS TEAMWORK WORLD CUP WORLD CUP 2018

Katherine Hetzel

The short author who tells tall tales, and helps others tell them, too!
ADVENTURE CHILDREN CREATIVE WRITING FANTASY WORKSHOPS

Simon Adepetun

An awesome, inspirational, motivational, enthralling, engaging, fun- filled, author visit
AUTHOR-VISIT AWESOME EDUCATIONAL FUN VIRTUAL SESSIONS

Rosie Radford

New author... with a passion for reading. With tips on thrilling and imaginative story writing through fun and interactive activities.
HALLOWEEN, SECONDARY, KS3, INCLUSIVE, MYSTERY HISTORY, DESCRIPTIVE, WORDS, SENSES, BUILDING MYSTERY, SUSPENSE, SCARY, FUN, CREATING, KS2, PACE, STORY TELLING, RELUCTANT READERS

Sarah Morrell

Read, write and inspire.
AUTHOR AUTHOR VISIT CHILDREN'S BOOKS COUNTING EARLY YEARS EDUCATIONAL HUMOUR INFANT JUNIOR LITERACY MAGIC MIDDLE GRADE BOOKS PICTURE BOOKS RHYME WORKSHOP WORLD BOOK DAY

Ann Evans

Author of fiction and non-fiction for children, YA, reluctant readers and adults. Available for school visits throughout the year and currently available for World Book Week 2022. Also available for writers' groups and readers' group talks.
AUTHOR VISIT CREATIVE WRITING TUTOR. DISABILITY FICTION HIGH-LOW BOOKS JOURNALIST MAGAZINE WRITING NON FICTION RELUCTANT READERS SCHOOL VISITS SCHOOL WORKSHOPS SPECIAL NEEDS WORLD BOOK WEEK YOUNG ADULT

Margaret Bateson-Hill

Award winning author and storyteller - Let me fill your school with story, song, craft and a million ideas to make your book week just the beginning...
ADVENTURE CRAFT CREATIVE WRITING DISABILITY DRAGON DUCK FAIRYTALE FANTASY FLYING FOLK TALE IMAGINATION MULTICULTURAL MYTH NURSERY SKYPE SPORT STORYTELLING

Charlotte Guillain

Children's author of over 300 titles, including non-fiction and picture books. On a mission to get children excited about reading and writing!
ANIMALS ARCHEOLOGY CHILDREN'S AUTHOR CHRONOLOGY CONSERVATION CURRICULUM DINOSAURS EARLY READERS FICTION FOSSILS GEOLOGY HABITATS HISTORY KEY STAGE 1 KEY STAGE 2 MOUNTAINS NATURE NON-FICTION OCEANS PICTURE BOOKS RESEARCH SKILLS ROCKS SPACE TREES VIRTUAL WORLD WRITING WORKSHOP

Christina Gabbitas

Inspiring children of all abilities.
ACCENTS CHARACTERS DYSLEXIA EARLY YEARS FUN GEOGRAPHY HUMOUR IMAGINATION INTERACTIVE MATHS POETRY PRIMARY RHYME SHAPES

R. D. Dikstra

Experienced schools' and libraries speaker; talking about conservation, the environment and why an encounter with a tiger first inspired my Tigeropolis series.
ADVENTURE CHARACTERS CONSERVATION ECO ELEPHANTS EMPATHY FOREST FUN GEOGRAPHY HUMOUR INDIA SCOTLAND SHIPS TEAMWORK TIGERS TRAVEL VIRTUAL WILDLIFE WOODLAND

Sally Nicholls

Multi-award winning author for all ages from picture books to YA. Extensive experience of giving school talks and writing workshops.
BLACK DEATH DYSLEXIA ECOLOGICAL NON-FICTION MIDDLE-GRADE NATURE PICTURE BOOKS RELUCTANT READERS SUFFRAGETTES WORKSHOPS YA

Luke Palmer

YA novelist, poet, and experienced educator/classroom practitioner.

Philip Womack

I'm an author of children's fiction based on myths and legends, as well as a light-hearted introduction to the Ancient Greeks and Romans for adults. Inspiring children with a love of fiction and classics is what I enjoy most.
CLASSICS

Emma Sandford

Fun, energetic author with some cracking stories to share!
ANIMALS BODY IMAGE CHARITY CHESHIRE CHILDREN CONFIDENCE CONSERVATION CRAFTS ENVIRONMENTAL FRIENDSHIP KIDS RAINFOREST STAFFORDSHIRE TRAUMA TRUST WILDLIFE

Sophy Layzell

making lemonade, when life gave me lemons.
ADVERSITY CLIMATE CLONING COURAGE FAMILY FRIENDSHIP GRIEF HOPE LOSS LOYALTY NATURE ORGANS PANDEMIC POLITICS POWER SCIENCE SPIRITUALITY TRANSPLANTS VACCINE

Julia Jarman

Writes picture books, early readers and chapter books for children. Loves visiting nurseries, schools, libraries and teacher training establishments encouraging children to read and write. Gives inspiring talks and readings. Lives in Bedfordshire, has stories to tell and will travel widely to tell them!
ADVENTURES COMICAL EARLY YEARS EDITING AND RE-DRAFTING FAMILY FANTASY FOLK AND FAIRY STORIES FOUNDATION FRIENDSHIP GHOST STORIES HISTORICAL ILLUSTRATED INFANTS JUNIOR KS1 KS2 LEARNING TO READ MULTIETHNIC OXFORD READING TREE PICTURE BOOKS PRIMARY SCHOOL READING SCHEMES:BIG CATS REALISM TIMETRAVEL TODDLERS WORKSHOPS

Lou Treleaven

Bedfordshire-based children's author of over 20 books from picture books to middle grade. Fun, dynamic and inspirational school visits and talks in Beds, Herts and Bucks. Virtual visits and free 20 minute virtual storytimes also available.
ALIEN CHAPTER BOOK FEMALE HUMOUR INVENTION INVENTIONS LETTER WRITING LETTERS PICTURE BOOK PIRATE PLUTO PRINCESS PROFESSOR QUEEN RHYMES RHYMING SCHOOL SCIENCE SCIENTIST SKYPE SNOW SNOWFLAKE WINTER WORLD BOOK DAY YOUNG FICTION

Daniel Blythe

Creator of Shadow Runners. Also Doctor Who author, writer for children and adults, experienced workshop leader. Talks, workshops, and visits.
80S CHRISTMAS CYBORGS DADS DOCTOR WHO DR WHO EIGHTIES FAMILY FANTASY GADGETS GAMES HI-LO HUMOUR PARANORMAL PARENTING POLITICS POP MUSIC RELUCTANT READER ROBOTS SCIENCE FICTION SUPERNATURAL TARDIS TOYS

Harry Oulton

Comedy Author specialising in Key Stage 2
MYTHS AND LEGENDS PIGS AND APPLES SKYPE

Jason Beresford

Funny and inspiring, qualified teacher and ex soap director who will turn your children into writing superheroes.
JAPANESE SKYPE SPECIAL NEEDS SUPERHEROES

Damian Harvey

High energy author visits to motivate, enthuse and excite children about books, reading and writing.
BOYS EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL FICTION FUN GIRLS HISTORY HUMOUR INSPIRE NON-FICTION POEMS POETRY RELUCTANT SKYPE STORYTELLER WORKSHOPS WRITING

Marilyn Pemberton

Author who wants to share her love of Victorian fairy tales, of Mary De Morgan and of her experience of writing fact and then fiction.
BIOGRAPHY FAIRY-TALE FICTION HISTORICAL MARY DE MORGAN VICTORIAN

Susie Violet

A best selling children's author, story teller, speaker & eco warrior. I travel around the UK and Europe on 'Roach Trips' in my (very eco friendly) camper-van reading the The Little Cockroach in schools, nurseries, libraries & bookshops.
ANIMAL STORIES ASSEMBLIES BUGS CHAPTERS IN VERSE CHARACTERS CHILDREN'S BOOKS CULTURE DETERMINATION ECO ENTERTAINING ENVIRONMENT FRIENDSHIPS FUNNY INFANTS INSPIRATIONAL KS1 KS2 LITERACY MINI BEASTS PRIMARY SCHOOL READ ALOUD TRAVEL WORLD BOOK DAY WORLD BOOK DAY 2021 WORLD BOOK WEEK

Ruth Taylor

Flinders, Trim, Australia, Lincolnshire, Donington, cartographer, explorer, Great Barrier Reef, Investigator.
AUSTRALIA CARTOGRAPHER DONINGTON EXPLORER FLINDERS INVESTIGATOR LINCOLNSHIRE PARKINS PETRIE TRIM

Ian C Douglas

Popular author of children's history and scifi for YA, with 10 years teaching experience, runs fun interactive school workshops.
ALIENS ASTRONOMY CHILDREN'S HISTORY DISABILITY EAST MIDLANDS FANTASY HISTORY LOCAL HISTORY MARS NOTTINGHAM QUIZ ROBOTS SCIENCE FICTION SPACE TRAVEL

Ellie Irving

Award-winning Children's Author. Fun, engaging and interactive assemblies and workshops for KS2.
ASSEMBLIES AND WORKSHOPS ENGAGING FUN INTERACTIVE SKYPE USER

Steve Voake

Bestselling children's author & Senior Lecturer in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University
AUTHOR CREATIVE WRITING HUMOUR LECTURER READING TEENAGE FICTION WRITER WRITING WORKSHOPS

Daniel Ingram-Brown

Author & playwright. Inspiring reluctant readers & writers. "The room was buzzing. Daniel really has the knack of firing children's imaginations." AVAILABILITY FOR WORLD BOOK WEEK 2023
ADVENTURE ALLEGORY CHARACTERISATION CHILDRENS BOOKS CHILDRENS FICTION DRAMA FANTASY FICTION IDENTITY IMAGINATION JOURNEY JOURNEYS MAPS MYSTERY MYTHS PARABLES PERFORMANCE PLAYS PLOT SCHOOLS SCRIPTS SPIRITUALITY STORY THEATRE WRITING

Jemma Hatt

Award-winning author of adventurous stories for ages 7-12. Available for fun and inspirational events for primary / elementary school children. Books sold in 28 countries, with two translated editions to date.
ABROAD ACTION ADVENTURE ADVENTURERS ANIMALS ASSEMBLIES AUTHOR CREATIVE WRITING EGYPT HUMOUR INTERNATIONAL KENT KEY STAGE 2 KS2 LONDON MIDDLE GRADE MYSTERY PRIMARY RELUCTANT READERS SKYPE STORYTELLER TRAVEL TRAVEL WORKSHOP WORLD BOOK DAY WRITER WRITING WORKSHOPS ZOOM

Kathy Henderson

From 6 months to Year 6 . . . award-winning children's author, illustrator and poet.
ACTION RHYMES ANCIENT SUMER ANIMALS BABIES BED TIME BOAT BODIES CITIES CITY CHILDREN FAMILIES GARDENING GROWING THINGS INTERNATIONAL LULLABIES MONSTERS NIGHT TIME PETS PICTURES POEMS SEASONS STORIES THE SEA THE YEAR IN THE CITY

Claire Alexander

I have created some exciting online interactive illustration workshops for EYFS and KS1, complete with pre-workshop downloadable resources to inspire your class before my virtual visit. For more info please see my profile.
ANIMAL ILLUSTRATIONS ASKING FOR HELP BOOK DUMMIES BOOK DUMMY BULLYING COLOUR ILLLUSTRATOR COURSES CREATING CHARACTERS DYSLEXIA FARM ANIMALS FATHERS DAY FRIENDSHIP ILLUSTRATING ILLUSTRATION INTERACTIVE SESSION LAMB NARRATIVE PICTURE BOOKS SCHOOL BOOK SHARING SIBLINGS SKYPE STORYBOARD STORYBOARDING STORYTELLING WORD BOOK WEEK WORLD BOOK DAY

Seth Burkett

Professional footballer turned author and ghostwriter to some of the world's biggest YouTube stars.
BRAZIL FOOTBALL RELUCTANT READERS RESILIENCE

Cath Howe

Children's fiction author, educational writer and expert in using drama to inspire KS2 writers. Special expertise in transition to Secondary school.
CHARACTERS CONTEMPORARY CREEPY DRAMA SCRIPTS DUOLOGUES EMPATHY ENTERTAINING FRIENDSHIP FUNNY HIGHWAYMAN IMAGINATIVE INSPIRATIONAL LITERACY MONOLOGUES PLOTTING POETRY REAL WORLD STORIES TRANSITION TO SECONDARY SCHOOL WORLD BOOK DAY WRITING WORKSHOPS

Theodore Timms

Author of Teaching Guide Offers Online Staff Training
EQUALITY

Graham Whitlock

Author for children and teenagers, inspiring self-expression through three decades empowering reluctant and passionate young storytellers alike.
ASSEMBLIES CHAPTER BOOKS CREATIVE WRITING FRIENDSHIP HISTORICAL FICTION JUNIOR KEY STAGE 2 KEY STAGE 3 KEY STAGE 4 KEY STAGE 5 MYSTERY PLAYWRITING SECONDARY SELF-AWARENESS STORYTELLING VICTORIAN

Paul Coomey

Workshops! Author Visits! Draw-alongs! All sorts of good nonsense! (If this is what you're looking for then you're in the right place!)
ACTION ADVENTURE AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR BOY-READERS BULLYING COMIC DRAWING EMOTIONS EMPATHY EQUALITY FRIENDSHIP FUNNY GRAPHIC-NOVEL KS1 KS2 KS3 MAGIC-REALISM MIDDLE-GRADE MINDFULNESS RELUCTANT-READERS

Stuart Trotter

Author, Illustrator, and Publisher of children's picture and board books, and currently illustrator/author of Rupert Bear
CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATION ILLUSTRATION PICTURE BOOK PUBLISHING PICTURE BOOKS ROCKPOOL CHILDREN'S BOOKS RUPERT ANNUAL RUPERT BEAR

Alice Hemming

Enthusiastic children's author (The Leaf Thief, The Midnight Unicorn) who inspires Nursery, KS1 and KS2 to create their own exciting work.
ASSEMBLY EDITING KS1 KS2 NURSERY PICTURE BOOKS RECEPTION WRITING

Kevin Graal

Dynamic and inspirational storyteller. Improving children's spoken and written language. "A great storyteller." Michael Rosen
CHILDREN CONFEREN DISABILITY EARLY YEARS FOUNDATION STAGE KEVIN GRAAL KEY STAGE 1 KEY STAGE 2 LITERACY LITERACY SKILLS MULTICULTURAL PERFORMANCES PRE-SCHOOL PRIMARY SCHOOL RESIDENCY SCHOOL STORYTELLER STORYTELLING WORKSHOPS YOUNG PEOPLE

Brian Frederick

Clever Books for Clever Children
ADVENTURE CHILDREN'S BOOKS DOGS FANTASY MAGIC MAGIC REALISM PICTURE BOOKS PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Richard Dodd

Kent based children's fiction author. Primary school ages. Published by Upbury Press Publishers Ltd. Offering new workshops to schools in 2021.
CHILDREN FANTASY FICTION LIBRARY MAGIC SCHOOL SUPERHERO

Hannah Shaw

Illustrator and author of children's picture books and young fiction. Hannah's quirky drawings and hilarious stories make events fantastically fun.
ANIMALS BEAR BULLYING CHARACTERS CHILDRENS CROCODILES DRAWING DRAWING ERROLL EVIL WEASEL HAMSTERS HUMOUR ILLUSTRATION INK DRAWING MESSY PLAY MORALS PHOTOSHOP PICTURE BOOKS PIGS PRIMARY SCHOOLS PRINTMAKING RABBITS SHEEP SKYPE SQUIRRELS STORY WRITING UNICORNS UNIPIGGLE WEASELS

Camilla Chester

I'm Camilla, a three times shortlisted, Children's Author, writing adventure stories for 8-12s available for fun and inspiring school visits and lots of other things too!
ADVENTURE ANIMALS AUTHOR VISITS AWARDS BROWNIES CHARACTERS CHILDREN'S AUTHOR COOKING CREATIVE CUBS FOOD FUN INSPIRING LITERACY MYSTERY ROALD DAHL SCHOOL VISITS SCHOOLS SUSPENSE VEGETARIAN VISITS

Claire Fayers

Award-winning children's author offering lively, interactive talks and workshops for all ages. Loves using fairy tales and myths to inspire new stories.
ADVENTURE CREATIVE WRITING DRAGONS FAIRYTALES FANTASY LEGENDS MAGIC MYTH PIRATES VICTORIAN WRITING FOR CHILDREN WRITING WORKSHOPS

Isabel Thomas

**Booking now – One space left for World Book Day Week** Award-winning author of more than 150 children's books, science writer for The Week Junior. Hands-on workshops integrating science and literacy learning.
ANIMALS ART BIOGRAPHIES CONSERVATION CRAFTS CURRICULUM DIGITAL EVENTS EVOLUTION HISTORY OF SCIENCE INSECTS LITERACY LITTLE GUIDES TO GREAT LIVES MOTH NATURE NON-FICTION PICTURE BOOKS SCIENCE SCIENCE BIOGRAPHY SCIENCE WEEK SCIENCE WRITER SCIENCE WRITING STEM VIRTUAL VISIT WORLD BOOK DAY

Josh Lacey

Inspiring school visits and creative writing workshops from the author of many children's books including A Dog Called Grk, The Dragonsitter, Bearkeeper, and The Island of Thieves
SKYPE

Simon James Green

Carnegie nominated (and Blue Peter Award shortlisted!) author of books for children and young adults, published by Scholastic. From KS1 to KS4, I've got a range of fun, high energy talks and workshops, great at engaging reluctant and passionate readers alike. **FULLY BOOKED FOR WORLD BOOK DAY 2022 - SORRY!**
AWKWARD COMEDY COMING OUT CREATIVE WRITING DRAMA FUNNY GAY HIGH SCHOOL HUMOUR KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 LGBT LGBTQ PRIMARY RELATIONSHIPS RELUCTANT READERS ROMANCE RSE SCHOOL SECONDARY SECONDARY SCHOOL SEXUALITY TALKS TEEN TEEN FICTION TEENAGERS WORKSHOPS WORLD BOOK DAY WRITING COMEDY YA YOUNG ADULT

Adam Guillain

Adam specialises in interactive author visits that elevate language acquisition from nursery to KS2.
ANIMALS CURRICULUM DIGITAL EVENTS DINOSAUR FUN INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS FUNNY HUMOUR KS1 KS2 LITERACY NURSERY ORACY PICTURE BOOKS PIRATES READING FOR PLEASURE RECEPTION SHARED WRITING STORYTELLING VIRTUAL VISIT WORLD BOOK DAY WRITING

Mark Dorey

Children's author and storyteller offering Creative Writing & Storytelling sessions to schools for children of all ages which are informative, inspiring and best of all, fun!
AUTHOR VISIT BOOKS FOR BOYS BOOKS FOR GIRLS CHILDRENS AUTHOR CHILDRENS BOOKS COVID CREATIVE WRITING DRAGON WORKSHOP EARLY READERS EDUCATIONAL FICTION FUN HEALTH & WELLBEING TALKS FOR CHILDREN ILLUSTRATED BOOKS MAKING BOOKS NATIONAL CURRICULUM PICTURE BOOKS POEMS POET POETRY PRIMARY SCHOOL READING WITH YOUR CHILDREN RELUCTANT READER SCHOOL SECONDARY SCHOOL SPACE WORKSHOP ST DAVID'S DAY CHILDREN'S TALKS STORIES STORY CREATORS STORYTELLER VIDEO COURSE VIRTUAL AUTHOR VISIT VISITS WRITING FOR CHILDREN

Andy Seed

Blue Peter Award-winning author of funny stories, poetry and non-fiction. Amazing storyteller and specialist at getting children reading. Inspiration guaranteed!
BOYS' READING FUN FUNNY FUNNY POEMS HUMOUR INSPIRATIONAL INTERACTIVE LIVELY POETRY READING FOR PLEASURE STORIES STORYTELLER WORKSHOP WORKSHOPS WRITING

Ben Jeapes

Author of YA and adult science fiction, fantasy and adventure; ghostwriter of YA and children's adventure, and biography.
GHOSTWRITING SFF TEEN

Philip Yorke

Author of the critically acclaimed Hacker Chronicles series of novels which are set in seventeenth-century Britain during the brutal civil war period.
1600S CROMWELL FRANCIS HACKER HACKER HISTORY PARLIAMENT PARLIAMENTARIAN PROTECTORATE REBELLION REDEMPTION REGICIDE ROUNDHEAD ROYALIST WAR

Richy K. Chandler

Comic creator, Author and Illustrator, with over five years experience at running workshops in making comics and graphic novels, at over over 120 venues including schools, colleges, museums, hospitals and libraries. I have written and illustrated four published books (Lucy the Octopus, When Are You Going to Get a Proper Job?), illustrated several others, created work for comic companies (Wallace & Gromit, Adventure Time, Dreamworks' Home) and run my own small press comic imprint.
ADVICE ALL AGES ANIMALS ANXIETY ART BIGGOTRY BULLYING CHARACTERS CHILDREN COMFORT COMIC STRIPS COMICS CREATIVE CREATIVITY DIVORCE DRAWING FATHERHOOD GRAPHIC NOVELS HUMOUR ILLUSTRATION LICENSED CHARACTERS LICENSED FILM CHARACTERS LICENSED TV CHARACTERS LIFE MANGA PARENTHOOD PARENTING PICTURE BOOKS SELF HELP SEPARATION SKYPE STORY TELLING TEENAGERS TEENS WORLD BOOK DAY WORLD BOOK WEEK WRITING

Gillian McClure

I love to inspire children to be creative. I use my stories and artwork in fun, engaging workshops to suit all ages in the Primary school.
ANIMAL ILLUSTRATION ART WEEK ARTWORK BOOK DUMMIES BOOK WEEK CAMBRIDGE CATS CREATING CHARACTERS DAM BUILDING DOGS FACULTY OF EDUCATION FAIRY TALES FLOODS FOLK TALES FRIENDSHIP GRAPHIC NOVEL ILLUSTRATION KS1 KS2 LEGENDS LIBRARY WORKSHOPS LITERACY MAGICAL CHARACTERS MYSTERIOUS CHARACTERS MYTHICAL CREATURES MYTHS NATIONAL CURRICULUM OLD AGE PATRON OF READING PICTURE BOOKS POWERPOINT TALKS PUPPETS RECEPTION SCIENCE WEEK SCOTTISH TALES SEASIDE SELKIES SKETCHING STORYBOARDS TEACHER TRAINING VIRTUAL VISUAL SUBPLOTS WATER WATERCOLOURS WORKSHOPS WORLD BOOK DAY ZOOM

Jan Burchett and Sara Vogler

A children's writing partnership. Authors of Sam Silver Undercover Pirate, Spy Master, Beast Quest and many reading scheme books.
CHILDREN'S CRIME DINOSAURS DOLPHIN ELIZABETHAN FOOTBALL GHOSTS HISTORICAL HOOKWELL'S HORROR HUMOUR JACK BRIARS KS1 KS2 LADY GRACE CAVENDISH MYSTERY NURSERY PICTURE BOOKS PIRATES READING SCHEME RECEPTION SAM SILVER SKYPE SPIES SPY SPY MASTER TUDOR YOUNG FICTION

Ian Johnson

My debut novel, 'The Witcher Keys', is a substantial, stand-alone, coming of age/fantasy adventure story which soon became a crossover title appealing to anyone over 11 and long listed for the Rubery International Book Award. Inspired by previously untold but true events of 2003 involving elves and goblins (elementals), an enthralling and thought-provoking tale with Amazon reviews at 4.6/5.0, sure to captivate and inspire!
ADULT ADVENTURE BOYS CONFERENCE CREATIVE EXCITING FANTASY FOLKLORE GIRLS INSPIRE KS3 KS4 LIBRARIES MAGIC SCHOOLS YA

Dave Shelton

Award-winning children's author, illustrator and comics-maker. Talks and workshops for all ages, and improvised live-illustrated storytelling sessions for younger groups.
AUTHOR CARTOON CARTOONIST CHILDREN COMIC COMICS DETECTIVE DOGS FICTION FUNNY GHOST GHOSTS GRAPHIC HORROR HUMOUR ILLUSTRATION ILLUSTRATOR LIBRARIAN NOIR NOVELS STRIP

Neal Zetter

Award-winning, London-based children's comedy performance poet, author, entertainer and educator providing fun writing workshops and performances for all ages and abilities
ADULT AUTHOR CHILDREN COMEDY COMMUNICATION CONFIDENCE DISABILITY DISABLED EAL EDUCATIONAL GIFTED LITERACY LONDON PERFORMANCE PERFORMANCE POET PERFORMANCE POETRY POEMS POET POETRY PRESENTATION RHYMING SCHOOLS SLAMS WORKSHOPS WRITING

John O'Leary

Make your own pop-up books with this popular author, illustrator and paper engineer. Offers talks and workshops to primary schools.
AUTHOR BEGINNER READERS CHILDREN CHILDREN'S BOOKS DEMONSTRATION DRAWING FUN! HUMOUR ILLUSTRATOR LONDON MAKING PAPER ENGINEERING PICTURE BOOK POP-UPS PRIMARY READING SCHOOL VISIT WORKSHOPS WRITING

Ann Bryant

Author of over 100 books for boys and girls. Very experienced at fun, interactive presentations for 4 - 12s with music/drama/literacy initiatives.
BALLERINAS BALLET BULLYING DANCE DRAMA FAMILIES FICTION FRIENDSHIPS ISSUES JUDGING COMPETITIO MUSIC NOVELS PERFORMING ARTS PICTURE BOOKS PLAYS POETRY PRESENTATIONS PROBLEMS READERS REALISM SERIES SHOWS SKYPE SONG WRITING WORKSHOPS

Gordon Volke

Experienced commerical writer with long back-list including BEANO, GARFIELD and TWEENIES. Current work junior fiction and adult ghost writing.
ACTIVITY ADULT GHOST WRITING COMICS EDITORIAL WORK EDUCATION BOOKS JUNIOR FICTION LICENSED FILM CHARACTERS LICENSED TV CHRACTERS PICTURE STRIPS PRESCHOOL NOVELTY STORYBOOKS TV SCRIPTS

Ann Brady

The Fairy Godmother for Aspiring Authors
MENTORING WRITING

Matt Beighton

Experienced teacher and author of epic fantasy and children's chapter books, Matt Beighton delivers tailored topic and literacy-based workshops for all; from getting started with ideas to stretching more-able writers.
AUTHOR WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN BOOKS FOR BOYS BOOKS FOR GIRLS CHAPTER BOOKS CHILDREN'S AUTHOR CHILDREN'S POETRY CPD CREATIVE WRITING CREATIVE WRITING CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP DYSLEXIA DYSLEXIA ADAPTED FANTASY SERIES FUNNY BOOKS HUMOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS KEY STAGE 1 KEY STAGE 2 PRIMARY CHILDREN PUPIL PREMIUM RELUCTANT WRITERS SILLY POETRY STAFF CPD STAFF TRAINING STAFF TRAINING STORYTELLING TEACHER YOUNGER READERS

Robert Ashton

Robert Ashton is a social entrepreneur, author and campaigner.
CHANGE ENTREPRENEURSHIP HISTORY QUAKER RURAL

Ricky Baxter

Action and imagination is magic!
ACTION ASIA CREATIVE DESTINY EPIC FANTASY FRIENDSHIP GODS IMAGINATION JOURNEY LEARN MAGIC PLAY SAMURAI SWORDS TALE TEACH

Josie Dom

Sharing joy through stories
PICTURE BOOKS RHYMING STORY

Carolyn Sloan

Children's Author, Journalist
EASY-READER SERIES

Kate Scott

Award-winning children's author & children's television scriptwriter. Also a published poet. Co-founder of the programme Book Pen Pals (@BookPenPals).
ACTION BESPOKE WORKSHOPS COMEDY DRAMA EMOTIONS FICTION FUN INSPIRING INTERACTIVE MICROSOFT TEAMS NON-FICTION POETRY SCRIPT EDITING SCRIPTWRITING FOR CHILDREN SKYPE VIRTUAL VIRTUAL VISITS ZOOM

Mike Brownlow

Best-selling author/illustrator. Lively interactive sessions, including tips on drawing and writing.
ANIMATION APPS BOOK SIGNINGS CHILDREN'S BOOKS ILLUSTRATOR MIDDLE GRADE FICTION WRITER PICTURE BOOK ILLUSTRATOR PICTURE BOOK WRITER PUBLISHING SCHOOL VISITS TV WRITER
What if you met the boy of your dreams but loving him is forbidden?

Bea Davenport

Author for children and adults, former print and BBC journalist, experienced creative writing tutor.
BROADCASTING CHILDREN'S FICTION CRIME HISTORICAL FICTION JOURNALISM SKYPE SUSPENSE TEEN FICTION TIME FANTASY

Margi McAllister

nimals, especially wildlife, fantasy animals and humour are my specialities, history, and retellings of traditional stories.
ANIMALS BIBLE STORIES FANTASY HISTORY HUMOUR RETELLINGS OF TRADITIONAL STORIES WILDLIFE

Elka Evalds

Children's Author
KNITTING MAGIC MOTORBIKES SHEEP

Sharon Wright

Surprising true life stories that bring history alive.
AERONAUTS BRONTËS EDWARDIAN GEORGIAN HISTORY REGENCY SMUGGLING VICTORIAN WOMEN WRITERS
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