All About Steve Cole
Steve Cole is a best-selling children’s author whose sales exceed three million copies. His hugely successful Astrosaurs young fiction series has been a UK top-ten children’s bestseller and been published widely internationally. His several original Doctor Who novels have also been bestsellers. An original comedy, fantasy and adventure writer, Steve’s work includes a broad range of books, most recently the Secret Agent Mummy series for younger readers, Invisible Inc and new, explosive Young Bond titles.
Much in demand for his energetic performances at events, Steve has appeared at Edinburgh, Hay, Cheltenham, Oxford, Bath, YALC and World Book Day’s Biggest Book Show on Earth. He has toured schools in Europe, America, the UAE, Australia and New Zealand, and featured at sci-fi and Doctor Who conventions from London to Los Angeles.
Steve’s School Visits
Want to kick-start kids’ creative writing and a love of books? Steve Cole – author of Astrosaurs, Secret Agent Mummy, Magic Ink, Young Bond and many more – leads primary audiences on a laugh-a-minute, high energy, ukulele-accompanied master class in “chucking imagination at words” (aka telling stories). He will teach children quick-and-easy ways to invent story ideas, share secret writing tips and reveal the origins of some of his own loopy characters.
Pupils and teachers alike will come away enthused and inspired to leap into new adventures in creative writing!
Steve Cole introduces his explosive YOUNG BOND books, giving a unique insight into 1930s gadgets, gangsters & writing action stories! Join Steve is this interactive event as he explains how he became such a fan of Ian Fleming’s super-spy, shares the research behind his creations, introduces new characters and sinister villains & tests the audience’s spy skills to ask – ‘How Bond Are You?’
Reviews & Recommendations
“Steve Cole’s events positively fizz, hum and spark with energy, ideas and fun. I defy any child not to want to pick up a book after an hour in his company.” – Kirsten Grant, Director
“My year 3 children were absolutely buzzing – claiming it was the best assembly ever! You are very inspirational… you do actually change children views about writing and reading – for the better!” – Ferlin Thomas, John Hampden Primary School
“Many thanks ☺ Just writing those two words hardly seems sufficient for the session you delivered today. The children (and the adults) were absolutely buzzing!!” – Anna Walker, English Adviser, Cambridgeshire County Council
To Make a Booking
To make an enquiry about Steve, or any of the other authors, poets & illustrators listed on this website, please phone Trevor Wilson on +44 (0) 1535 656015, or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org