Resource type: Author events
Price band: ££
Key stage: KS1, KS2, KS3, Adult, EYFS
Region(s): All of UK
Speaking of Books helps schools and libraries across the UK arrange events with leading authors, illustrators, storytellers and educators.
With options for both in-person and online visits, Speaking of Books can provide expert advice to help schools arrange an event to suit a particular target age group or support a specific subject or theme. Events can be for large groups or smaller, hands-on workshops, including INSET training and Parent’s Information Evenings.
Cost: Costs start from £475 + travel expenses, depending on the author and the type of event. All costs include the Speaking of Books fee.
About Speaking of Books: Speaking of Books is a family business with over 25 years’ experience of bringing audiences and educational speakers together. Working with a deliberately small and hand-chosen client list, Speaking of Book aims to ensure that every event is a success from beginning to end.
Literacy Hive Likes:
- The Speaking of Books portfolio of authors includes some of the biggest names in children’s books, including Michael Rosen, Anne Fine, Valerie Bloom and Jeremy Strong.
- Speaking of Books takes care of the authors’ travel arrangements and expenses, providing schools with a single invoice after the visit.