Benjamin Hargreaves CE Primary

I was excited to make two trips to Benjamin Hargreaves CE Primary, Accrington, in September. The first morning visit started with a KS2 author assembly. The children listened brilliantly as I explained the events of the last five years in forty minutes! I even managed to put on the storytelling waistcoat to share an Impossible…

Brookfield Park Primary

This was my first visit to Brookfield Park and it was a morning to remember. I had a fantastic time! The visit kicked off with an author assembly in the hall. It was a joy to share my writing adventure with Year 2 – 6. They discovered the process involved in writing and editing the…

Kincraig Primary

The final primary visit of the academic year took place at Kincraig Primary. The author assembly started with an explanation of the writing process. I think all of the drafts and the hours of editing blew the children’s minds! The children got to see Martin’s illustrations at the various stages of development. It never fails…

Chaucer Primary

It had been a couple of years since my last visit to Chaucer Primary, Fleetwood, so I was excited about returning. The morning kicked off with an author assembly for KS2. I explained the writing process and showed the children how the illustrations are created by Martin. The session finished with a performance of one…

Stanah Primary

It had been over two years since my last visit to Stanah, so it was great to return for a trio of visits. The first visit kicked off the week. I shared my writing adventure with Years 3 – 6 in morning assembly. The children discovered how a book is made from initial daydreaming to…

Hawes Side Academy & Lytham Hall Park Primary

I visited Hawes Side and Lytham Hall Park to share Danger Zone with a combined audience of around 500 fantastic children. The children heard about the process of writing the books. They even got to see how Martin creates his mind-blowing illustrations. I couldn’t visit without putting on the storytelling waistcoat to share an Impossible Tale.…

Lostock Hall Community Primary

This visit was booked in late 2017 so I’d been looking forward to it for a good while. The morning kicked off with a fast-paced author assembly in which I shared the last five years in half an hour! The children heard about the Tales and Eric’s adventures and got to see Martin’s marvellous illustrations…