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Events and School Visits

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School Visits
Connecting with readers during school visits is one of the best bits of being an author. There's nothing like chatting with children about their favourite books, hearing their amazing ideas, and helping them develop their own creative skills. And it's great for kids too! A National Literacy Report found that pupils who had an author visit this academic year were twice as likely to read above the expected level for their age. Read the full report HERE.

As a debut author I am still quite new to school visits but I'm learning fast! I have previously taught drawing and illustration workshops to both adults and children. I also work as a Nurse in which teaching is a big part of my role, and also means not much fazes me!

"A huge thank you on behalf of St Thomas Library and our customers… The workshop was fantastic and the enthusiasm and creativity of the kids was wonderful." - St Thomas Library, Exeter.

Details about Visits
My visits comprise of a combination of an author talk and/or creative writing and/or cross-curricular workshops. Please see details below. My novel, The Spellbinding Secret of Avery Buckle, is aimed at 8-12 year olds, but I can tailor visits for any class within KS2.

THE SPELLBINDING SECRET OF AVERY BUCKLE AUTHOR TALK
Suitable for KS2
Numbers: flexible
Content: interactive presentation, reading, activity/game, Q&A

THE SPELLBINDING SECRET OF AVERY BUCKLE WORKSHOPS
Suitable for KS2
Numbers: no more than 35
Content: My workshops are a development of the topics in my School Resources Pack:
    - 'Making Your Writing Gorgeous' (Riddles Workshop)
    - 'Finding the Treasure' (Plotting in Mystery and Adventure Stories Workshop)
    - 'Delve into the Memory Casket' (Researching A Story Using Cross-Curricular Activities - Science, History, and Geography Workshop)

Contact to arrange a visit
Please contact me at: hannahcatherinefoley@gmail.com
Or, for The Spellbinding Secret of Avery Buckle events via my publisher: floris@florisbooks.co.uk.

Hannah Foley Writer Author Children's Books middlegrade fiction Avery Buckle
Hannah Foley Writer Author Children's Books middlegrade fiction Avery Buckle

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