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

Ciaran Murtagh nominated for a Writer's Guild Award

Congratulations to our very own Ciaran Murtagh on his nomination for a Writer’s Guild Award under the category of Best Children’s TV episode for his Counterfeit Cat “Sardonians of the Galaxy”. Writers Guild Shortlist Good luck Ciaran! Ciaran Murtagh If you would like to organise for Ciaran to visit your school to deliver his fun […]

Posted on Dec 6, 2017

Big month for Martin Chatterton

Huge congratulations to our illustrator Martin Chatterton for a successful month. As well as one of his illustrated books being nominated for a LOLLIE, the next book in the series has been released this week.     Martin has also been awarded his PhD – Congratulations Dr Chatterton!

Posted on Nov 23, 2017

Karin Littlewood goes down a storm in Qatar

Well done Karin on another fantastically received visit!   “Karin has been the best author/illustrator we have had from Authors Abroad.  She is extremely nice, approachable and enthusiastic and the feedback from the students and staff alike was all extremely positive.  She worked with students from nursery to Year 12 and brought something to everything, […]

Posted on Nov 22, 2017

Nikki Sheehan nominated for Carnegie Medal again

Congratulations to Nikki for her Carnegie Medal nomination (for the second year running) this time for her latest novel ‘Goodnight Boy’.   “The kennel has been JC’s home ever since his new adoptive father locked him inside. For hours on end, JC sits and tells his dog Boy how he came to this country: his […]

Posted on Nov 21, 2017

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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