Nursery & Key Stage 1

Key Stage 2

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 4 & 5


Nursery and Key Stage 1 (age 3-7 years)

Offers FREE 15-20 minute Skype sessions Offers longer Skype sessions for a fee

Margaret
Bateson-Hill

Author of Five Little Ducks, This Little Piggy and the prizewinning Folk Tales series

A Bogie

Author of the Happy Hooves series: Ta Dah! & Oh! Oh! Oh!  

Tony Bradman

Author of many picture books and beginner readers - lead author of Project X, the OUP reading scheme  
Burchett and Vogler

Jan Burchett
& Sara Vogler

Authors of Sam Silver Undercover Pirate series [Orion],The Big Radish [Collins Big Cat], The Great Space Race [Fiction Express], A New Home [OUP], Splash Landing [Pets From Space, Orion]

James Carter

Author of Zim Zam Zoom - Zappy Poems to Read Out Loud (Otter-Barry Books), Once Upon a Star, The Big Beyond and Once Upon an Atom (Caterpillar/Little Tiger) 

Jane Clarke

Author of many picture books and reading scheme books including Neon Leon, Gilbert the Great, Chewy Hughie, and the How Too… board book series.

Rebecca Colby

Author of There was a Wee Lassie who Swallowed a Midgie, It's Raining Bats & Frogs and Motor Goose: Rhymes that Go!
As well as the free session, I offer a paid workshop Games Poets Play.  
Karin Celestine

Karin Celestine

Author of the Celestine and the Hare series: Small Finds a Home, Paperboat for Panda, Honey for Tea, Finding your place,
A Small Song, Catching Dreams. Stories of a small act of kindness

Jonathan Emmett

Author of Bringing Down the Moon, The Princess and the Pig, Ruby Flew Too, Pigs Might Fly, The Clockwork Dragon, How the Borks Became, The Santa Trap and many other picture books, pop-up books and early readers.  
Alex English

Alex English

Author of Yuck said the Yak, Pirates Don't Drive Diggers and Mine Mine Mine said the Porcupine.

Adam & Charlotte Guillain

Authors of the George's Amazing Adventures series, Molly's Magic Wardrobe, The World Book Day Monster, One Banana, Two Bananas and many more.
Jo Litchfield

Jo Litchfield

Author and illustrator of Bit-Bot and the Blob and model-maker/illustrator for Usborne  
Miriam Moss

Miriam Moss

Author of Doctor Molly's Medicine Case, I Forgot to Say I Love You, Bare Bear, Matty Takes Off, This is the Tree Wibble Wobble, Scritch Scratch, The Snoops, Arctic Song, Smudge & Stripe Series, Jigsaw
Saviour Pirotta

Leyland Perree

Author of Frog on the Log, The Goat That Gloats, Toad's Road Code, The Great Reef Race, Which Witch is Which?, The Unpleasant Tale of the Man-eating Christmas Pudding and The Magic Custard Factory.
Saviour Pirotta

Saviour Pirotta

Author of The Orchard Book of First Greek Myths, The Orchard Book of Grimm's Fairytales, Orchard Ballet Stories for Young Children, Firebird, The Talking Bird and George and the Dragon  

Joshua Seigal

Author of Morris Wants More (Flying Eye), Just Like Me (Flying Eye), Little Lemur Laughing (Bloomsbury). I am able to offer fun poetry readings, as well as readings from my picture books.

Hannah Shaw

Author & illustrator of Unipiggle The Unicorn Pig: Unicorn Muddle, Dragon Trouble. Picture books such as The Disgusting Sandwich, Bear on a Bike, The World Famous Cheese Shop Break-in.
Chitra Soundar

Chitra Soundar

Author of the Farmer Falgu series and other books
Joe Sheridan

Signed Stories
Joe Sheridan

Joe Sheridan is a British Sign Language storyteller working with Signed Stories. Joe is available for virtual visits to both signing and regular schools and offers stories from a variety of authors.  
Lou Treleaven

Lou Treleaven

Author of picture books Professor McQuark and the Oojamaflip, The Snowflake Mistake, The Snugglewump and Daddy and I

Steve Weatherill

Author of the Baby Goz series  
Clare Helen Welsh

Clare Helen Welsh

Author of Aerodynamics of Biscuits, How Rude!, The Tide and more!

 

Key Stage 2 (age 7-11 years)

Offers FREE 15-20 minute Skype sessions Offers longer Skype sessions for a fee

Margaret
Bateson-Hill

Author of the Dragon Racer Trilogy and the prizewinning Folk Tales series

Sophia Bennett

Author of the Threads series, The Look, You Don't Know Me and The Castle
Ian Billings

Ian Billings

International kid's stand-up comic, author and CBBC script writer
Chris Bradford

Chris Bradford

Author of the Young Samurai series and Ninja series  

Tony Bradman

Author of many stories - mostly historical fiction in recent years. Viking Boy has proved very successful in schools, but I've also written about Anglo-Saxons, Romans, WW1 and 2, the Titanic.  
Burchett and Vogler

Jan Burchett
& Sara Vogler

Authors of Sam Silver Undercover Pirate series [Orion], First Blood [Spy Master series], The Lady Grace Mysteries [Random House]
Stephanie burgis

Stephanie Burgis

Author of The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart and the Unladylike Adventures of Kat Stephenson trilogy  

Jane Clarke

Author of the Dr Kitty Cat and Al's Awesome Science series, and lead writer of Dinosaur Cove.
Karin Celestine

Karin Celestine

Author of the Celestine and the Hare series: Small Finds a Home, Paperboat for Panda, Honey for Tea, Finding your place,
A Small Song, Catching Dreams. Stories of a small act of kindness
Jim Christian

Jim Christian

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

Jonathan Emmett

Author of The Santa Trap, The Clockwork Dragon, Here Be Monsters, The Emperor's New Clones, Doohickey and the Robot and the Captain Comet books.  

Jo Franklin

Author of Help I'm an Alien - Hilarious story of three friends, a misunderstanding and a lot of ice  
Sara Grant

Sara Grant

Author of the action-adventure series Chasing Danger. Sara has inspired, written or edited nearly 100 books for children. She teaches Goldsmiths University’s MA class on writing for children/teens.  

Lorraine Gregory

Author of Mold and the Poison Plot  
Julia Golding

Julia Golding

Award winning author of the Cat Royal series, Young Knights and many other novels  

Adam & Charlotte Guillain

Authors of The Skies Above My Eyes, The Street Beneath My Feet, What Did The Tree See, The Bella Balistica series and many more.  

Chris Hallatt Wells

Author of King Bones  
Rachel Hamilton

Rachel Hamilton

Author of The Case of the Exploding Loo  

Sarah Holding

Author of the SeaBEAN trilogy (Medina, 2018), a time travel adventure in the cli-fi or climate fiction genre: one day Alice finds a strange device on the beach on St Kilda ...

Rowena House

Author of The Goose Road, suitable for Year 6 studying World War 1, the war poets, and our shared English and French history.  
Josh Lacey

Josh Lacey

Author of the Grk books and the Dragonsitter series  
Alex Keller

Lindsay Littleton

Author of the The Mixed Up Summer of Lily McLean  
Miriam Moss

Miriam Moss

Spectacular starts to topics, readings, discussions, writing workshops.
Author of Jungle Song, This is the Tree, This is the Oasis, This is the Reef, This is the Mountain, The Snoops, Arctic Song
Sarah Mussi

Sarah Mussi

Author of Here be Dragons  

H. S. Norup

Author of The Missing Barbegazi and The Hungry Ghost (published October 2020 by Pushkin Press)

Tom Palmer

Author of Football Academy, Foul Play and Roy of the Rovers.  
Saviour Pirotta

Leyland Perree

Author of The Great Reef Race, Which Witch is Which?, The Unpleasant Tale of the Man-eating Christmas Pudding and The Magic Custard Factory.
Saviour Pirotta

Saviour Pirotta

Author of Mark of the Cyclops: An Ancient Greek Mystery, Secret of the Oracle: An Ancient Greek Mystery and Pirates of Poseidon: An Ancient Greek Mystery  
R. M. Romero

R. M. Romero

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.

Joshua Seigal

Author of I Don't Like Poetry (Bloomsbury), I Bet I Can Make You Laugh (Bloomsbury), Welcome To My Crazy Life (Bloomsbury), Yuck and Yum (Troika). I am able to offer fun poetry performances and Q&A

Hannah Shaw

Author & illustrator of Unipiggle The Unicorn Pig: Unicorn Muddle, Dragon Trouble. The Scruffs Series, Stan Stinky books and illustrator of Dick King-Smith's Sophie series among others.
Nikki Sheehan

Nikki Sheehan

Author of Who Framed Klaris Cliff? and Swan Boy. Both books suitable year 5+ Available for short readings, questions, talks on these books, character development, and being a writer
Chitra Soundar

Chitra Soundar

Author of A Dollop of Ghee and a Pot of Wisdom and other books
Ali Sparkes

Ali Sparkes

Author of SWITCH (Oxford) and Monster Makers (Scholastic) - for age 7-9, The Shapeshifter Series, Unleashed Series, Night Series, Frozen In Time, Dark Summer, Car-Jacked and others  
Colin Stuart

Colin Stuart

Author of Why Space Matters to Me. There are loads of space books, but very few tell kids why they should care about the universe. We look at how weather, food, time and more are all linked to space.  
Julia Suzuki

Julia Suzuki

Author of The Gift of Charms, 1st book in the Dragor series  
Lou Treleaven

Lou Treleaven

Author and illustrator of the Pluto junior fiction series: Letter to Pluto, Homework on Pluto and (coming soon) Teacher on Pluto

Steve Weatherill

Author of History Activity Books published by b small  

Claudia White

Author of middle-grade fantasy novels Aesop's Secret, Key to Kashdune and Servalius Window.  

 

Key Stage 3 (age 11-14 years)

Offers FREE 15-20 minute Skype sessions Offers longer Skype sessions for a fee
R J Anderson

R.J. Anderson

Author of Knife, Rebel, Arrow and A Pocket Full of Murder  

Sophia Bennett

Author of The Look, You Don't Know Me, Love Song (winner of the Romantic Novel of the Year 2017) and Following Ophelia. A look behind the scenes of the glamorous worlds many children aspire to.  
Chris Bradford

Chris Bradford

Author of the Bodyguard series  

Tony Bradman

Author of many stories - mostly historical fiction in recent years. Viking Boy has proved very successful in schools, but I've also written about Anglo-Saxons, Romans, WW1 and 2, the Titanic.  
Stephanie burgis

Stephanie Burgis

Author of The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart and the Unladylike Adventures of Kat Stephenson trilogy.  

Perdita & Honor Cargill

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

Jim Christian

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

Katharine & Elizabeth Corr

Authors of The Witch's Kiss and The Witch's Tears, the darkly magical fantasy series set in modern England. Happy to chat about co-authoring, rewriting fairy tales, history in fantasy and lots more!  
Kerry Drewery

Kerry Drewery

Author of A Brighter Fear and A Dream of Lights  
Sara Grant

Sara Grant

Author of the action-adventure series Chasing Danger. Sara has inspired, written or edited nearly 100 books for children. She teaches Goldsmiths University’s MA class on writing for children/teens.  
Julia Golding

Julia Golding

Award winning author of the Cat Royal series, Young Knights and many other novels  

Chris Hallatt Wells

Author of King Bones  
Josh Lacey

Sarah Holding

Author of Chameleon (Matador, 2020), a YA cli-fi novel set during the fall of Atlantis about three genetically modified humans. The future of the Earth depends on whether they can find each other ...
Josh Lacey

Rowena House

Author of The Goose Road, and a short story in War Girls, both focused on the first World War. Cross curricula opportunities for English, History and French studies. Science, too, about Spanish Flu.  
Richard Kurti

Richard Kurti

Author of Monkey Wars, screenwriter for film and TV  
Josh Lacey

Josh Lacey

Author of The Island of Thieves and The Sultan's Tigers  

Kendra Leighton

Author of Glimpse  
Miriam Moss

Nat Luurtsema

Author of Girl Out Of Water and Lou Out Of Luck
Miriam Moss

Miriam Moss

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.
Chitra Soundar

Sarah Mussi

Author of Riot, Siege, Bomb, Breakdown, Angel Dust and Here Be Dragons  

Tom Palmer

Author of Armistice Runner, D-Day Dog and After the War.  

Kimberly Pauley

Author of the Sucks to Be Me series, Cat Girl's Day Off and Ask Me  
R. M. Romero

R. M. Romero

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.

Joshua Seigal

Author of I Don't Like Poetry (Bloomsbury), I Bet I Can Make You Laugh (Bloomsbury), Welcome To My Crazy Life (Bloomsbury), Yuck and Yum (Troika). I am able to offer fun poetry performances and Q&A
Nikki Sheehan

Nikki Sheehan

Author of Who Framed Klaris Cliff? and Swan Boy. Both books suitable year 5+ Available for short readings, questions, talks on these books, character development, and being a writer
Alexandra Sheppard

Alexandra Sheppard

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.
Ali Sparkes

Ali Sparkes

Author of Death By Detention (Coven) - Car-Jacked, Destination Earth and Shapeshifter, Unleashed and Night Series all also suitable for teens.  
Colin Stuart

Colin Stuart

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.  
Julia Suzuki

Julia Suzuki

Author of The Gift of Charms, 1st book in the Dragor series  

Claudia White

Author of middle-grade fantasy novels Aesop's Secret, Key to Kashdune and Servalius Window.  

 

Key Stage 4 & 5 (age 14-18 years)

Offers FREE 15-20 minute Skype sessions Offers longer Skype sessions for a fee
R J Anderson

R.J. Anderson

Author of Ultraviolet and Quicksilver  

Sophia Bennett

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.

Tony Bradman

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

Perdita & Honor Cargill

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

Jim Christian

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

Katharine & Elizabeth Corr

Authors of The Witch's Kiss and The Witch's Tears, the darkly magical fantasy series set in modern England. Happy to chat about co-authoring, rewriting fairy tales, history in fantasy and lots more!  
Kerry Drewery

Kerry Drewery

Author of A Brighter Fear and A Dream of Lights  
Joss Stirling

Eve Edwards

(AKA Julia Golding)
Author of Dusk, Dawn and The Lacey Chronicles  
Josh Lacey

Rowena House

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.  
Richard Kurti

Richard Kurti

Author of Monkey Wars, screenwriter for film and TV  

Kendra Leighton

Author of Glimpse  
Miriam Moss

Miriam Moss

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.
Chitra Soundar

Sarah Mussi

Author of Riot, Siege and Bomb  

Kimberly Pauley

Author of the Sucks to Be Me series, Cat Girl's Day Off and Ask Me  
R. M. Romero

R. M. Romero

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.
Nikki Sheehan

Nikki Sheehan

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

Alexandra Sheppard

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.
Colin Stuart

Colin Stuart

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.  
Joss Stirling

Joss Stirling

(AKA Julia Golding)
Author of Finding Sky, Stealing Phoenix, Seeking Crystal and the Struck series  

Nursery & Key Stage 1

Key Stage 2

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 4 & 5