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 – 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 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

New video about Cat Weatherill's book Breathe

We are very excited that Cat Weatherill has a new book coming out! BREATHE When you can’t control your emotions and your birthday is coming up, you need great friends… Toby is an adorable four year old dragon who has a problem with fire. He simply cannot keep calm – until he discovers yoga! BREATHE […]

Posted on Apr 16, 2018

Poetry Competition for Children judged by Chrissie Gittins

One of our poets, Chrissie Gittins, has been interviewed by The Irish Times, to promote the latest entries for a children’s poetry competition. The Caterpillar Poetry Prize is searching for the best poem for children. It is offering a prize of 1000 euros and closes at 31st March 2018. It is open for those age […]

Posted on Mar 22, 2018

John Row Romanian storytelling project and featured on TV

  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 […]

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

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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