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

Justin Coe's new show 'Young Herbert's Horrors' opens 19th January

Congratulations to our poet Justin Coe and good luck to him for the weekend 19th January when his show ‘Young Herbert’s Horrors’ runs at the Half Moon Young People’s Theatre. The show is for 4-9 year olds. “Young Herbert is a little horror. Living on a boat should be the ideal life for a wannabe […]

Posted on Jan 11, 2018

Congratulations to Jennifer Killick on a new book release

Congratulations to our author Jennifer Killick for the upcoming release of the latest instalment in the Alex Sparrow series. Jennifer’s book, ‘Alex Sparrow and the Furry Fury’, the sequel to ‘Alex Sparrow and the Really Big Stink’, is due to be published on 1st May by Firefly Press. It picks up where the former book […]

Posted on Jan 9, 2018

Ciaran's books head over to China

Our ever popular Ciaran Murtagh has had one of his series translated, ready to be launched in China.   The Fincredible Series will now be able to entertain a whole new audience of children who can laugh at the adventures and disasters of Fin Spencer. Find out more about Ciaran and his visits to schools […]

Posted on Jan 4, 2018

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

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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