Author and story-telling visits
“Meeting an author, illustrator, poet or storyteller in real life and hearing them convey their passion for their work can fundamentally alter a child or young person's relationship to books and ignite a life-long love of reading. An author visit can contribute to the recommendations in the 'Moving English Forward' OFSTED report. This encourages schools to develop policies to promote reading for enjoyment."
(Prices on request.)
School Author Visits
Sue offers author visits, storytelling, and creative workshops. Author visits encourage reading and writing for pleasure and help to encourage children to have aspirations whether as future readers, writers, illustrators, librarians or editors. Enthusing the children with her love of words, books and writing,
The sessions can be adapted to suit the needs of the age group. (ages 3 -8)
The sessions can cover
- How she became an author
- Her writing processes from Fact to Fiction.
- Book readings
- Question and Answer
Children are able to buy their own signed copy of any of her books on request.
A scheme of work, together with worksheet ideas to support the books, is also available on request.