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Events and Visits

Whether it's meerkat mischief or lynx links, playing with poetry or talking about life as an author, I can guarantee interactive, fun sessions for all ages. Songs, games, debates, talks, author Q&A, poetry readings or picture book workshops are all on the menu.

Schools, libraries, uniformed organisations or community events.

In person or online. Scroll down for more details.

Check out the Contact page to find out how to get in touch with me.

Sarah was amazing during this session as she was extremely friendly, gave great praise and listened to all the children. Sarah also went above and beyond with my daughter who has special needs

Ashley, cub leader

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'The best author visit we’ve ever had' 

–  KS1 literacy co-ordinator, Kirkham

'It was awesome because she makes up great poems

         – Ethan, Y3

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 'The way she describes things is funny!

    - Nancy, Y3

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After breaktime this morning, a teacher came to me inquiring about Keeper of Secrets. Apparently, some of the year sevens had been excitedly talking to her about your visit during break and she was intrigued to read the book!

     - school librarian, Walney School,                                     Cumbria

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Author talk for larger groups (up to 150 children) 45 mins.

Class/group interactive workshops (up to 35 children) 60 mins.

These will include any or all of the following:


  • rewilding of lynx in the UK

  • Facts vs opinions

  • author chat - inspiration and setting 

  • Lotta Spots -  cub or kitten?

  • values: perseverance

  • author Q&A

Suitable for ages 8-12 (differentiated according to age). Excellent for budding ecologists as well as readers/writers!

Fees:  £350 full day, £250 half day, £150 one hour session

25% reduction for schools with NOR <100

Fee reduction of £2 per book ordered

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