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

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

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

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

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

Robert Ashton

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

Jo Franklin

Fun and inspirational school visits for KS2 in particular. Help! series would make great companions for Anti Bullying Week. Also looking to be Patron of Reading for a school in SE London/Kent area.
ANTI BULLYING WEEK AUTHOR APPEARANCES AUTHOR IN RESIDENCE AUTHOR TALKS BOYS COMMISSIONS CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS FAMILY FESTIVALS FRIENDS FUNNY GIRLS HUMOUR IDENTITY LIBRARY TALKS LITERARY CONSULTANCY SCHOOL VISITS SKYPE WORLD BOOK DAY ZOOM

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

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

Theodore Timms

Author of Teaching Guide Offers Online Staff Training
EQUALITY

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

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

Susanna Beard

Critically-acclaimed author of psychological thrillers; inspiring public speaker and interviewee on radio and TV. Lover of language in all its forms; people-watcher.
CRIME PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE THRILLER

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 AWARDS BROWNIES CHARACTERS COOKING CREATIVE CUBS FOOD FUN INSPIRING LITERACY MYSTERY ROALD DAHL SCHOOLS SUSPENSE VEGETARIAN

Peter Duffell

'A compelling journey through Gurkha history - written with grace and style - it is indeed a wonderful read.' Field Marshal Lord Bramall KG GCB OBE MC
MILITARY

Jemma Hatt

Award-winning author of adventurous stories for ages 7-12. Available for fun and inspirational school events for primary / elementary school children.
ABROAD ADVENTURE ADVENTURERS ASSEMBLIES CREATIVE WRITING EGYPT HUMOUR INTERNATIONAL KENT KEY STAGE 2 KS2 LONDON MYSTERY PRIMARY RELUCTANT READERS SKYPE STORYTELLER TRAVEL TRAVEL WORKSHOP WORLD BOOK DAY WRITING WORKSHOP ZOOM

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

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

Kenneth Steven

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

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

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 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

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

Nick Jones

CHILDREN'S BOOK PICTURE BOOK

Julia Jarman

Writes picture books, early readers and novels for children. Loves visiting nurseries, schools, libraries and teacher training establishments encouraging children to read and write. Gives inspiring talks and reads dramatically. Lives in Bedfordshire, has stories to tell and will travel!
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

Ellie Irving

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

Helen Stephens

Multi award winning author/Illustrator of How to Hide a Lion, Fleabag and many more picture books. Helen has created a Virtual School Visit package followed by a 45 minute Zoom call.
ANIMAL ART ASSEMBLY AUTHOR COMPELLING DRAWING EARLYYEARS EXPERIENCED FAMILY FRIENDLY FRIENDSHIP FUN FUNNY HUMOUR ILLUSTRATION ILLUSTRATOR INSPIRING JUNIORS KS1 KS2 LION NORTHUMBERLAND NURSERY ONLINE OVERSEAS PICTURE BOOKS PICTUREBOOK PLAY PRESCHOOL PRIMARY READING RECEPTION SKILLED SKYPE STORYBOOK THEATRE TV VIRTUAL WORLDBOOKDAY WRITER ZOOM

Rosie Hamilton-McGinty

I have written nine self helps books; A Winning Attitude, Simple Steps to Happiness, Stress in the Workplace, Don't Just Dream About it - Do it, Success - Putting People First Money Second, Let Love Replace Religion, Great Wealth is Good Health, The Power of the 21st Woman, Believe in Yourself
ATTITUDE

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 CLEOPATRA DICKENS DINOSAURS ELIZABETH I ELIZABETH II GLOBE GREEK OLYMPICS HISTORY MAGIC NARRATIVE NON-FICTION PRINCESSES QUEENS ROME & EGYPT SHAKESPEARE TIME TRAVEL TOWER OF LONDON TRANSPORTATION TUDORS VICTORIANS WWI WWII

Alice Hemming

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

Mimi Thebo

Carnegie and UKLA long-listed author - 'certified inspiring'. Interactive and empowering talks and workshops that enable great writing.
ANIMALS CREATIVITY KS3 NATURE READING TEENS WRITING

Luke Palmer

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

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

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

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

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. Now offering video visits to your classrooms and assemblies. Find out more here - http://www.chitrasoundar.com/chitras-author-visits/video-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

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

Andy Briggs

Author and scriptwriter. Writer of the TARZAN reboot, HERO.COM, VILLAIN.NET and THE INVENTORY series. His latest book DRONE RACER is an MG action adventure with BAME characters, STEM focused - for boys and girls of all ages!
ACTION ADVENTURE AFRICA DRONES ENVIRONMENT GLOBAL GORILLA HERO INTERNET SUPER SUPERHERO SUPERVILLAIN TARZAN TECHNOLOGY THE INVENTORY VILLAIN WILDLIFE WORLD

Cat Weatherill

Online sessions currently available
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

Shoo Rayner

Author & illustrator of books for all primary ages, inspiring reluctant readers. Award-winning drawing video show children how to draw. Will travel anywhere - feel free to get in touch.
ANCIENT GREEKS ANIMAL STORIES ART AXEL STORM BEGINNER READERS CREATIVITY DRAGONS DRAWING FUN FUNNY FUNNY STORIES GEOMETRY GINGER NINJA HISTORY HOW TO DRAW HOW TO ILLUSTRATE HUMOUR ILLUSTRATION INFANTS INTERNATIONAL JOKES JUNIORS KS1 KS2 LIBRARY MIDDLE GRADE MIDDLEGRADE MONSTER STORIES MYTHS OVERSEAS PANDORA PHONICS PICTURE BOOKS RECEPTION RELUCTANT READERS ROMAN BRITAIN SCARY SPACE STORIES STEM STORY PLANNING STORYTELLER THE JUST SO STORIES VIKINGS YOUTUBE

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Perfectly Brilliant Books First Aid Stories to Love & Learn

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

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

Katherine Hetzel

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

Elisa Webb

Elisa Marcella Webb is the author of Darkling Park a life affirming children’s adventure set in a South London graveyard. She’s had 17 shorts stories and several articles published. She’s a practice-based Southern Gothic Imaginative Writing PhD student and parent of two.
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

Harry Oulton

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

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

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

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

Naomi Richards

Parenting author, speaker, workshop provider, speaker, brand ambassador, life coach for kids
BODY IMAGE CHILDREN CONFIDENCE EDUCATIONAL EDUCATORS EMPOWERING FRIENDSHIPS KIDS PARENTING PEER PRESSURE SELF-ESTEEM SKPE SOCIAL MEDIA SPEECH TALK WORKSHOPS

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

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

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

Seth Burkett

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

Ricky Baxter

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

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

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

Ian Billings

Writer - Comic - Poet!
COMEDY FUNNY PERFORMANCE PERFORMING ARTS POEMS POET POETRY SHOWS SILLY SKYPE STAND-UP COMEDIAN

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

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

Carolyn Sloan

Children's Author, Journalist
EASY-READER SERIES

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

Caryl Hart

Coronavirus Update: Talk to me about Virtual Author Visits via Zoom video conferencing or FaceBook Live. Both allow children to participate with teacher moderator present at all times. //// People say my workshops are: Fun, engaging, inclusive & "exstremly fantasic!" //// Author of How to Grow a Dinosaur, The Princess and the Giant, Whiffy Wilson, Knock Knock Pirate and the Let's Go series for pre-school children. //// 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

Elka Evalds

Children's Author
KNITTING

DINAH ORJI

Diverse children's author
BENIN BLACK-HISTORY DIVERSE KS2

Ben Jeapes

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

Ray Clark

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

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

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

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

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

Steve Skidmore

One of the 2 Steves - Britain's most popular comedy writing and performing double act for young people.
ADVENTURE BOYS COMEDY CREATIVE WRITING ENTHUSE HUMOUR INSPIRATIONAL RELUCTANT READERS SKYPE

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

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

John Dougherty

Funny, entertaining, and passionate about promoting reading! "A wonderful ambassador for books" - Philip Ardagh
BOOKS FOR BOYS FUNNY HUMOUR KS1 KS2 MUSIC POEMS POETRY RELUCTANT READERS SONGS

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

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 2020
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

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

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

Sandra Danby

Sandra Danby... novelist, tea drinker, proud Yorkshire woman, committed to defeating writer’s block and finding inspiration
BEATING WRITERS' BLOCK CREATING CHARACTERS CREATIVITY FICTION FIRST PARAGRAPHS FLASH FICTION INSPIRATION NOVEL SHORT STORIES STARTING TO WRITE WRITING IDEAS

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

Neal Zetter

Award-winning, London-based children's comedy poet, author, entertainer 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

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

Susanne T Schroder

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

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

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

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

Steve Holloway

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

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

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

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

Julia Golding

Lively fun and games with a prize-winning author of books for children and teenagers. Character driven fiction suitable for both boys and girls.
FANTASY HISTORICAL FICTION NEW ADULT ROMANCE SKYPE TEEN THRILLERS WRITING WORKSHOPS YOUNG ADULT

Damian Harvey

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

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

Ian C Douglas

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

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 PARENTING PSYCHO-EDUCATION RECOVERY RESILIENCE SAFEGUARDING TRAINING TRAUMA UNIVERSITY

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 2021. 👩🏽‍🎨🎨
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

Harriet Goodwin

Shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award 2010, Harriet delivers top-quality talks and workshops that are fun, lively and interactive.
ACTION ADVENTURE AWARD-WINNING CHILDREN'S AUTHOR EDUCATIONAL FANTASY FICTION FUN GAMES GHOST-STORIES HUMOUR INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS INTERNATIONAL SCHOOLS LIVELY PRESENTATIONS QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS SCHOOLS SIGNINGS SINGER SKYPE

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 HEDGEHOGS HISTORICAL HISTORY ILLUSTRATING ILLUSTRATIONS ILLUSTRATOR KS1 KS2 SCIENCE SMUGGLERS SMUGGLING SPACE SPIES SPY WARTIME WIGHT WORKSHOPS

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

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

Roland John

Poetry, Publishing, Literary Magazines
POETRY POETRY-MAGAZINES PUBLISHING

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Marcelo Staricoff

Innovation in education, creating creative thinking, values-led, learning to learn and to think cultures in schools where every individual is able to thrive
LEARNING

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

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

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

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 KEY STAGE 1 KEY STAGE 2 POEMS POET POETRY PRIMARY CHILDREN PUPIL PREMIUM RELUCTANT WRITERS SILLY POETRY STAFF CPD STAFF TRAINING STAFF TRAINING STORYTELLING TEACHER YOUNGER READERS

Tina Stubbs

Watch out, Life's Little Bugs create healthy habits in young kids!
GOOD HABITS HEALTH HEALTHY FOOD KIDS HYGIENE PSHE SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR

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

Isabel Thomas

**Booking now – Affordable virtual visits for World Book Day Week** Award-winning author of more than 150 children's books, science writer for The Week Junior. Hands-on virtual workshops blending science and literacy, inspiring wonder and curiosity.
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

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

Elena Lappin

Multicultural novelist and memoirist
MEMOIR

Kirsty Riddiford

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

Brian Frederick

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

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

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

Simon Adepetun

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

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

Simon James Green

Carnegie nominated author of YA novels Heartbreak Boys, Alex in Wonderland, Noah Can't Even and Noah Could Never, published by Scholastic. Book me for hilarious and heart-warming stories of awkward teenagers and their journeys of self-discovery, tackling LGBTQ+ themes in a fun and lighthearted way. I was previously Head of Acting for one of the UK's leading performing arts colleges and my sessions are fun, high energy, and great at engaging reluctant and passionate readers alike.
AWKWARD COMEDY COMING OUT CREATIVE WRITING DRAMA FUNNY GAY HIGH SCHOOL HUMOUR KS3 KS4 LGBT LGBTQ RELATIONSHIPS RELUCTANT READERS ROMANCE RSE SCHOOL SECONDARY SECONDARY SCHOOL SEXUALITY TALKS TEEN TEEN FICTION TEENAGERS WORKSHOPS WORLD BOOK DAY WRITING COMEDY YA YOUNG ADULT

Christina Gabbitas

Storytelling/Read Aloud and Poetry workshops,inspiring children of all abilities www.christinagabbitas.com
ACCENTS CHARACTERS DYSLEXIA EARLY YEARS FUN GEOGRAPHY HUMOUR IMAGINATION INTERACTIVE MATHS POETRY PRIMARY RHYME SHAPES

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

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

Jason Beresford

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

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

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

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
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