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I am a writer, poet-storyteller and performer and I work with people of all ages and from different walks of life. I've given storytelling performances in theatres, told stories in hundreds of schools and community venues and have explored creative writing with many groups.
Award-winning children's author & children's television scriptwriter. Also a published poet. Co-founder of the programme Book Pen Pals (@BookPenPals).
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Internationally award-winning author of novels and novels-in-verse for children and young adults. Presentations / workshops on a wide range of topics.
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Children's poet. Winner of the 2017 CLiPPA award for children's poetry. Offering playful, engaging and inspiring poetry workshops.
"Funny, clever, inspiring" (The Sunday Times)
Recommended Read for World Book Day: graphic novel (London Deep)+ Spartapuss (ancient Rome ruled by cats) Beowuff (Anglo-Saxon vs Viking dogs)+ Roobarb & Custard. AVAILABLE WORLD BOOK DAY WEEK
An inspirational writer, illustrator and performer who uses spoken word, creative writing, music and art to engage all children in reaching their creative potential.
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Experienced teacher and children's author offering engaging storytelling and creative writing sessions for children and staff. Choose-your-own-adventure sessions provide an exciting "in" for reluctant readers and lead to greate creative discussion.
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Award-winning author of picture books, poems, young fiction and words and lyrics for musicals.
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Award winning picture book author. Interactive talks and workshops for Key Stage 1 and adults. Full CRB.
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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.
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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!
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Award-winning author of books for all ages, offering inspiring workshops, poetry and prose, performances, talks,insets and motivation for the reluctant!
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Children's fiction author, educational writer and expert in using drama to inspire KS2 writers. Special expertise in transition to Secondary school.
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High energy author visits guaranteed to motivate, enthuse and excite children about books, reading and writing.
Author and poet loves to inspire Nursery, KS1 and KS2 to create their own stories and poems.
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Poetry Star of BBC1, I guarantee a wonderful day for your school, library or festival #inspirational
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Inspiring children to write and perform poetry, write stories, and become storytellers. Enhanced DBS. Public Liability Insurance.
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Widely published poet & performer.Visits schools & leads workshops. Be entertained and inspired by guitar playing poet.
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Fun, high-energy performance poet, author of the forthcoming "The Dictionary of Dads", who loves performing and workshopping in schools and libraries.
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Author of over 100 books for boys and girls. Very experienced at fun, interactive presentations for 4 - 12s with music/drama/literacy initiatives.
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Available WorldBookDay.Thrilling poetry show. Great workshops, kids'writing. Melvyn Bragg 'A triumph'; Simon Callow 'I am overwhelmed. Stupendous.'
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Award-winning, London-based children's comedy poet, author, entertainer providing fun writing workshops and performances for all ages and abilities
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From 6 months to Year 6 . . . award-winning children's author, illustrator and poet.
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Storytelling/Read Aloud and Poetry workshops,inspiring children of all abilities www.christinagabbitas.com
Blue Peter Award-winning author of funny stories, poetry and non-fiction. Amazing storyteller and specialist at getting children reading. Inspiration guaranteed!
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