Authors Abroad: UK school visits

Authors Abroad works with over 300 of the UK’s leading children’s authors, performance poets, illustrators, storytellers providing inspirational visits to schools in the UK and overseas……

At Authors Abroad our aim is simple: to inspire and motivate children to develop a lifelong love of reading and writing.

Authors Abroad can provide visits to cover all ages from 3 to 18 from EYFS to KS1,2,3 and 4. We cover all genres from fiction to manga and poetry to graphic novels. We offer a bespoke programme catered to each individual school’s needs from half day visits to week long mini residencies. All of our authors, performance poets etc are able to offer big whole school assemblies or writing workshops or a combination of the two.

Visits have to be dynamic, interactive and FUN – see videos below. We do not do ‘stand and read’ visits – we want children to be fired up and buzzing about reading. An author visit has to be special and it has to be memorable – it has to leave the children more confident at the end of the visit than they were at the beginning.