Children's Laureate

Authors Live: Chris Riddell

Children's Laureate Chris Riddell on life as a professional illustrator.

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Julia Donaldson performing The Singing Mermaid on stage

Authors Live: Julia Donaldson's Heroes and Villains

Watch Julia Donaldson perform dramatic versions of three of her best-loved picture books.

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Jacqueline Wilson

Authors Live: Jacqueline Wilson

Jacqueline Wilson discusses how she became one of the nation's favourite children's authors.

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Michael Morpurgo

Authors Live: Michael Morpurgo

Bestselling author Michael Morpurgo discusses his work and his life as a writer.

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Julia Donaldson

Authors Live: Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson discusses her writing and gives an interactive performance of What the Ladybird Heard.

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Michael Rosen during Authors Live

Authors Live: Michael Rosen (Secondary Schools Event)

In this event Michael Rosen shares some of his most touching and meaningful poetry taken from his own experience. The event will encourage your pupils to explore about how to read poems aloud, and consider where their own inspiration for poetry comes from.

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Michael Rosen during Authors Live

Authors Live: Michael Rosen (Primary Schools Event)

Michael Rosen shares his love of poetry and rhymes.

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