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  
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, Here Be Monsters, The Clockwork Dragon, The Pig’s Knickers, The Santa Trap and many other picture books, pop-up books and early readers.  
Alex English

Alex English

Author of YUCK! Said The Yak and Pirates Don't Drive Diggers  
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

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  
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
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.  
Ian Billings

Ian Billings

International kid's stand-up comic, author and CBBC script writer
Stephanie burgis

Stephanie Burgis

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

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  

Chris Hallatt Wells

Author of King Bones  
Rachel Hamilton

Rachel Hamilton

Author of The Case of the Exploding Loo  
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  
Alex Keller

Dan Metcalf

Author of The Lottie Lipton Adventures  
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
Chitra Soundar

Sarah Mussi

Author of Here be Dragons  
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  

Huw Powell

Author of Spacejackers, Spacejackers: The Lost Sword and Spacejackers: The Pirate King
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 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
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  

 

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  
Richard Kurti

Richard Kurti

Author of Monkey Wars, screenwriter for film and TV  

Chris Hallatt Wells

Author of King Bones  
Josh Lacey

Josh Lacey

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

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, Bomb, Breakdown, Angel Dust and Here Be Dragons  

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 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
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  

 

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  
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
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

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Key Stage 4 & 5