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

Welcome to Authors Abroad – a specialist in organising for author, poet and illustrator visits for schools, libraries and events throughout the UK and overseas.

WORLD BOOK DAY 2019

 

 

World Book Day 2019 falls on Thursday 7th March. Many of our acts are either fully booked for the week, or have the day itself reserved by a school. Act quickly to enable yourself a wider choice of available options.  If you wish to book any of our authors, please contact us here or email Trevor at trevor@caboodlebooks.co.uk

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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

Mike Barfield makes the final shortlist for two separate book awards

Since 2000, the enormously popular and influential Blue Peter Book Awards have been recognising and celebrating the best authors, the most creative illustrators and the greatest reads for children. Three books make the shortlist for ‘Best Story’ and three make the shortlist for ‘Best Book With Facts’ – and Mike’s latest work has made the […]

Posted on Nov 22, 2018

Alan Durant celebrates the publication of his 100th book!

Huge congratulations to author Alan Durant for the publication of his 100th book – Clownfish. “From award-winning author Alan Durant comes a surreal, poignant story about family bonds and loss. Dak’s dad has been dead for seven days when suddenly he reappears. He’s the same in almost every way, with one startling exception: Dad has […]

Posted on Nov 8, 2018

Broughton Hall Children's Literature Festival Huge Success

We are absolutely delighted with how well our debut literature festival, held at the gorgeous Broughton Hall, went. Events at Bradford Grammar It all began with Sir Chris Hoy hosting an event at Bradford Grammar which was attended by over 450 pupils from 10 neighbouring schools – a wonderful treat for them. That evening Bradford […]

Posted on Oct 11, 2018

Explorer Leon McCarron first evening event at the Broughton Hall Children's Literature Festival

The first event of the Broughton Hall Children’s Literature Festival that is open to the public is an evening talk by explorer Leon McCarron at Bradford Grammar School on Thursday 27th September 2018. This will take place 6:30-8:30pm. Tickets are priced at £7.50 plus a small booking fee of £1.04 per ticket. Tickets are available […]

Posted on Sep 7, 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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