Key Stage 4 & 5

(Age 14-18 years)

The authors and illustrators listed below are available for virtual visits with UK Key Stage 4 and 5 classes.

Check an individual author or illustrator’s listing below to see if they offer free 15-20 minute readings and chats with classes that have read one of their books or longer sessions for a payment. To arrange a virtual visit, click on an author or illustrator’s name to go to their web site where you’ll find book choices, contact details and further information.

Offers FREE 15-20 minute sessions

Offers longer sessions for a payment

Offers FREE 15-20 minute sessions

Offers longer sessions for a payment

Author of the Ultraviolet.

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Author of The Look, You Don’t Know Me, Love Song (winner of the Romantic Novel of the Year 2017) and Following Ophelia.  I talk about what it takes to set out on a career in the creative industries.

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Editor of several anthologies about asylum seekers, racism, climate change. Always happy to engage on interesting subjects!

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Co-authors (Mum & 19 year old daughter) of the Waiting for Callbackseries (Casting Queen, Take Two and It’s A Wrap) – a funny teen series about teen actor-in-training, Elektra James.

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Author of How to Think Like a Coder: Without Even Trying!

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Authors of Young Adult fantasy novels The Witch’s Kiss trilogy (HarperCollins Children) and A Throne Of Swans duology (Hot Key Books).

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Author of The Private Blog of Joe Cowley series.

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Author of A Brighter Fear and A Dream of Lights.

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Author (as Joss Stirling) of crime and thrillers, Don’t Trust Me, The Silence, The Jess Bridges Mysteries, and as Eve Edwards, the romantic comedy, The Summer of Wishful Thinking. Also a screenwriter.

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Author of The Goose Road, and a short story in War Girls, both focused on the first World War. Cross curricula opportunities in English, History (WW1) and French studies. Science, too, about Spanish influenza pandemics.

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Author of Monkey Wars, screenwriter for film and TV.

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Author of Glimpse.

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Author of Finding Gobi. The New York Times, Sunday Times and International Bestseller Finding Gobi: A man, a dog, and the lengths to which love will go to sacrifice for its companion.

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Author of Breathe (a ghost story), The Hunting Ground, Angel and Savannah Grey.

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Author of Fall Out and Gut Feelings.

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Author of The Teenage Guide to Stress, Blame My Brain, Body Brilliant, Exam Attack and many other titles for schools to boost wellbeing, health and learning. I offer videos and online Q+A.

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Author of Girl on a Plane. Based on the author’s own hijack experience. Palestinian guerrillas force Anna’s plane to land in the desert. If their demands are not met in 3 days they will blow it up.

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Author of Riot, Siege and Bomb.

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Author of the Sucks to Be Me series, Cat Girl’s Day Off and Ask Me.

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Author of The Dollmaker of Krakow, a fusion of fairy tales, Slavic folklore, and World War II history that illustrates the power of love and the inherent will to survive even in the darkest of times.

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AAuthor of Goodnight, Boy. Available for short readings, questions, talks on this book, breaking the rules in writing, character development and being writer.

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Author of Oh My Gods, a funny and warm YA novel about a teen girl living with her chaotic family – who happen to be the Greek gods in disguise. One of The Guardian’s 100 Best Holiday Books for 2019.

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Author of The Big Questions in Science. With 10 years’ experience answering tough space questions from the Big Bang and black holes to aliens, time travel and other universes, I offer space Q&A sessions.

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Author of When the Bell Goes, Odd Socks!, SSSSNAP! Mister Shark, Yuck & Yum etc offering interactive poetry performances, Q&As, poetry writing workshops, virtual book sales/signings etc.

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Nursery & Key Stage 1​

Age 3-7 years

Key Stage 2

Age 7-11 years

Key Stage 3

Age 11-14 years

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