Yesterday I did a visit to St Catherine’s in Bramley, which has a prep school and a senior school in the same place and is pretty fabulous. I tried out a new thing in my talk involving volunteers making various facial expressions, which went down a storm and made everyone laugh a lot! In the … More Great questions from girls at St Catherine’s!
I do quite a few school visits. Not as many as some authors, who are almost constantly on the road. But since my first book was published in 2004, I’ve been to quite a lot of schools now, primary and secondary, independent and state, inner-city and rural, etc etc. Last Thursday I visited Wyvern College … More My most unusual school visit…
I have had SUCH a good day 🙂 It’s days like this that make me a Very Happy Writer! Very early this morning, I set off to Didcot Girls’ School. I knew it would be a BRILLIANT visit from the moment I saw this: The wonderful librarian, Gordana Djakov, had done a really beautiful display … More Wonderful World Book Day!
It’s World Book Day on Thursday, hurray! And I, like many other authors, am visiting schools this week to enthuse kids about stories and books. I started my week this morning at Edward Feild School in Kidlington, where my Y1 class came up with some fantastic story ideas based on pictures of forests and woods. … More World Book Week starts here!