Welcome to Authors Abroad

Authors Abroad is proud to be the largest provider of author, poet, storyteller and illustrator visits to schools throughout the UK. We look forward to working with you and help plan an inspirational and exciting visit to your school whether it is for KS1 or KS4 children.

“There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.” – Walt Disney

Author Abroad

Authors Abroad

Our mission is to provide the highest quality inspirational school author visits from some of the UK’s leading educators that will enhance and support the quality of education provided in your school...

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Carboodle

Caboodle Books

Caboodle Books is the imprint name for the publishing side of our company. About eight years ago when I first established Authors Abroad I was working with one just one author...

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ABLE Writers/Maths and Science

ABLE Writers/Maths and Science

ABLE Writers, Maths and Science days are held at a host school. These events are usually held once per term with a different author running each workshop.

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Latest News

Nicky Singer wins North Somerset Teachers' Book Award

Island by Nicky Singer won the ‘Moving On’ category in the North Somerset Teachers’ Book Award 2016. To purchase a copy of Island, click here.  

Posted on Nov 14, 2016

Ciaran Murtagh wowing audiences in Vietnam

“Dear Ciaran, On behalf of all the students, teachers and parents of the An Phu Primary Campus, may I say a huge thank you for a wonderful 3 days in our school. In a large school of over 40 nationalities and levels of spoken English ranging from beginner to first language speakers, it can often […]

Posted on Oct 12, 2016

World Poetry Day massive success for Authors Abroad

Cathy Bradley from Claremont Fan Court School wrote: “I am writing to report that BREIS was a storming success yesterday, and there have been rave reviews from staff and students alike.  A drama teacher who happened to sit in on a session wrote: I was very fortunate to be a part of BREIS’s recent year […]

Posted on Oct 7, 2016

Dragons Are Back - Nick Toczek

Congratulations to Nick Toczek on his new book Dragons Are Back!  

Posted on Jun 23, 2016

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the highest quality inspirational school author visits from some of the UK’s leading educators that will enhance and support the quality of education provided in your school.

From Bradford to Bangkok, Derby to Dubai, Birmingham to Brazil and everywhere else in between, Authors Abroad co-ordinates more than 5,000 UK school visits and more than 700 international schools visits around the world, inspiring children from over 60 nationalities about reading and writing.

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