For school, library, festival, conference and college bookings where you have no arrangements as yet for selling books, contact Jan or Kate at: email@example.com
A theatre show about science, the science of sound involving jazz with the Homemade Orchestra, dance, mime and me reading poems from ‘Centrally Heated Knickers’ (Puffin Books) and a few new ones. Visit CentrallyHeatedKnickers.co.uk to find out more.
10.00 and 13.00 – The Atkinson, Southport
18.30 – Arts Depot, London
December 5, 6 and 7
10.00 and 13.00 – The Science Museum, London
Muswell Hill Bookshop, Muswell Hill, London for event around ‘Alphabetical, how every letter tells a story’ 7pm. All welcome, contact bookshop for being sure of a place.
Muswell Hill Children’s Bookshop, Muswell Hill, London 11.00-12.00 for signing of my new and old children’s books. Just out is ‘Send for a Superhero’ with Katherine McEwen.
‘Alphabetical, how every letter tells a story’ (John Murray): event at the Hay Winter Festival, Hay. All welcome.
Roald Dahl Funny Prize - event, prize-giving.
Admission by invitation only.
Organised by Booktrust.
From January 2014, I will be working at Goldsmiths, University of London as Professor of Children’s Literature.
At first this will involve me in one-off events working with different parts of the Educational Department.
Then from September, I will be teaching and helping run a new MA in Children’s Literature. If this interests you, please contact Goldsmiths.
Meanwhile, running from January to April I am teaching a module on Children’s Literature at the Institute of Education, University of London, as part of the MA in English in Education. If this interests you, please contact the Institute of Education.
I haven’t listed the exact dates of these engagements below.
University of the Arts, Chelsea
Education Question Time in West London.
Details to be settled later.
Greenwich Literacy conference.
Pop-up conference for literature performance and workshop practitioners.
eMag sixth form conference on language organised by the English and Media Centre.
Performance of ‘The Great Enormo’ (written by me, James Morgan and Juliette Pochin) at the Festival Hall, South Bank. Show for families introducing the orchestra. All welcome
Workingham Heads conference.
LSE Literature Festival
A talk on ‘Alphabetical’
A talk on ‘Alphabetical’
March 6 - World Book Day
Institute of Education, poetry day.
Words on the Water festival, Keswick
‘Alphabetical’ event, all welcome.
Watford Boys Grammar School,
Berkshire science teachers conference