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
WORLD BOOK DAY – 7TH MARCH 2019
World Book Day 2019 will be here before you know it! Want to guarantee you get your first choice author or poet on your preferred day? Book early. If you wish to book any of our authors, please contact us here or email Trevor at firstname.lastname@example.org
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...Read More
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.Read More
Our veteran storyteller John Row is engaged in a project supported by the Society For Storytelling collecting folk stories from an area of Transylvania which he has close links with. Digi24, a Romanian news and documentary channel broadcast a report on John and his project. To watch the report visit www.digi24.ro/emisiuni/bonton/bonton-18-februarie-17-30-880472n23/02/2018 13:28 The […]
One of our illustrators, Karen Rubins has developed a brilliant educational and super fun storytelling card game, called Comic Turns. Comic Turns is a game for kids and adults aged 7+, it has no written language anywhere except in the (optional) rules, and is great for learning about story structure and how comics work as well […]
Our authors love trips abroad and international schools love hosting them. See below our latest feedback from Hong Kong who are having a wonderful time with Stuart Reid. “We are well into Book Week and enjoying the intense focus on literacy. I had the pleasure of hearing visiting international author Stuart Reid present to Year […]
One of our authors, Anna McKann has once again just finished judging and presenting the prizes for the 2017 Inspiring Costa Kids Writing Competition. This annual Spanish writing competition if for children aged between 9-13 years old. Pictured above: Anna with the five finalists and the presenter Emma De Acedo at Marbella Rtv. Anna […]
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.Arrange An Author Visit