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

Dragons Are Back - Nick Toczek

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

Posted on Jun 23, 2016

Remade - Alex Scarrow

Congratualtions to Alex Scarrow on his new book REMADE – seems guaranteed to follow in TIME RIDERS success as another best selling book in the 11 to 14 age group. Can’t wait to read it!! Click here to read the full article.

Posted on Jun 23, 2016

Sam Osman Shortlisted for Leeds Book Award

Sam Osman’s novel, If You Were Me, has been shortlisted for the Leeds Book Award 2016. About the Book Two young people from very different backgrounds star in this crime mystery. Aliya’s family have fled to England from Afghanistan, chased out by the Taliban. Dan lives in London with his parents, reluctantly helping his dad […]

Posted on May 19, 2016

Sam Gayton nominated for Carnegie Medal 2016

Sam Gayton’s most recent novel – Hercufleas – has been nominated for the Carnegie Medal 2016. His other novels include The Snow Merchant and Lilliput. Hercufleas has also been shortlisted for the 2016 UKLA Book Award. To buy Hercufleas, click here.

Posted on Apr 13, 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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