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

Chrissie Gittins appears on BBC Countryfile to talk about her latest poetry collection

If you didn’t catch Chrissie’s most recent appearance on BBC Countryfile you can watch it below. https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b09c6xsj/countryfile-cornish-heartlands available on i-play until 28th November 2017.     Chrissie was discussing her book ‘Adder, Bluebell and Lobster’ If you add an adder to an adder they are prone to have a dance, they writhe around each other […]

Posted on Nov 17, 2017

Martin Chatterton's illustrations feature in LOLLIE nominated book

Congratulations to Jon Blake for his LOLLIE shortlist for his book ‘Thimble Monkey Superstar’ illustrated by our very own Martin Chatterton. The LOLLIES are the ‘Laugh out Loud’ Awards run by Scholastic and judged by the public. Thimble Monkey Superstar has made the shortlist for the 2017 awards in the category for 6-8 year olds. […]

Posted on Nov 17, 2017

Another successful visit for Spoz

Well done Spoz for a newsworthy successful school visit! If you would like to arrange for Spoz to visit your school or library to inspire students please contact Yvonne – yvonne@caboodlebooks.co.uk

Posted on Nov 17, 2017

Andrew Lane visits Greece

Andrew Lane has just returned from five days meeting his fans and visiting a school in Greece. Andrew’s books are extremely popular in Greece, and he had the chance to meet his Greek translator and compare notes… We’re glad the trip went well Andrew. Andrew Lane

Posted on Nov 17, 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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