Texts & Authors

Authors in the Spotlight

Authors stop by to share their thoughts and free classroom posters convey these.

Joshua Seigal

Joshua Seigal is a multiple award winning poet, performer and educator. He is the author of ‘I Don’t Like Poetry’ and many other acclaimed books. His website is www.joshuaseigal.co.uk

Louie Stowell

Louie Stowell started her career writing carefully-researched books about space, ancient Egypt, politics and science. Loki: A Bad God’s Guide to Being Good is her first project as both author and illustrator, inspired by her research into Norse myths.

Amy Sparkes

Amy Sparkes studied English Literature and Theology at the University of Kent. Her books have appeared on CBeebies storytime and been shortlisted for several book awards, including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the BookTrust Best Books Awards.

Top Texts

Every month a guest recommends three books

Children's Choices

Classes share a recommended read

A Story like the Wind

A Story Like the Wind

A group of people are fleeing their country… on a small boat, with a small hope, in a rising wind, on a rising sea. This small hope comes from stories shared between them – stories that unite them

Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor book cover art

Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor

As a child, Joan Procter was given a crocodile as a birthday present! This is the true story of how she grew up to become an important reptile expert, even though most scientists at that time were men. The book explains how she designed the Reptile House at London Zoo and became well known for her brave work with Komodo dragons.

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