UK and International School Specialists
Working with over 5000 schools in the UK
Over 800 International Schools in more than 65 countries.

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 – 1ST MARCH 2018

As many of you may know, World Book Day is fast approaching and what better way to celebrate it’s 21st year than booking an exclusive Author visit for your school! If you wish to book any of our authors, please contact us here or email Trevor at trevor@caboodlebooks.co.uk

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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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

John Row Roma storytelling project and featured on TV

Our veteran storyteller John Row does a lot of stories for the travelling community and has extensive knowledge of Roma culture as well as spending much time in Romania. As well as his storytelling and English work, John has collected traditional folk and fairy tales from two villages, Mijloceni Bargaului and Colibita (both near Bistrita). These […]

Posted on Feb 21, 2018

Karen Rubins launches new educational game

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 […]

Posted on Feb 20, 2018

Stuart Reid a huge hit in Hong Kong

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 […]

Posted on Feb 8, 2018

Anna McKann Awards Prizes at the Inspiring Costa Kids Writing Competition 2017

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 […]

Posted on Feb 8, 2018

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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