Author’s Visits 2020
World Read Aloud Day - February 5, 2020
National Storytelling Week - February 1- 8, 2020
World book Day - Thursday, 5 March
World Poetry Day - Saturday, 21 March
DATES TO LOOK OUT FOR - ADVANCE BOOKINGS ADVISABLE
Our Authors are situated all over the UK and are available throughout 2020
Kids Active Book's Author Story-Time Events ~ A wonderful entertainment experience with added educational magic...
Booking An Author Our authors are located all over the UK, so please check that they are in your area before booking. - some may travel, so if are keen to have them it's always worth the ask. They all have different genres of books, ranging from 3-year, story/picture books, to full length chapter books for 11-16-years.
Check out their work, this will give you an idea of type of book they write. Some authors just do readings, some will incorporate workshops.
Let us know what you are looking for and we can certainly point you in the right direction.
Paying an author
Payments vary from a full day to a half day, or sessions - it will also depend if you are booking readings or workshops.
The cost will include travel, unless you are out of the area, travel is then added.
From £65 - £220
A nice cup of tea or coffee (and a few biscuits) go down a treat!
Selling books at an event
Books will be available to buy either direct from the author or via our online booking system.
Organisers will be offered a discount on the RRP and can pre sell the books before a visit.
Schools - If you would like the children to have a chance to get the books signed by the author please make this request at the initial booking, that way we can arrange their time accordingly.
Posters and other publicity material are available, advance bookings are advised for these items.
Confirming the Booking
All bookings will be confirmed in writing.
We will let you know if any equipment – flip chart or scenes, are needed.
Please let us know about parking on the day too.
We ask you NOT don't leave the author alone with the pupils. They are are not there as a substitute teacher. The children's usual teachers should be present during the talk to hear what is said and deal with any behaviour issues.