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Elizabeth Ezra

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Contact: elizabeth.r.ezra@gmail.com
Local authority: Edinburgh City
Languages: English
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I am the author of the Kelpies-Prize-winning Ruby McCracken: Tragic without Magic. The book, for children aged 8-12, was named by the Scottish Herald as one of the Nine Best Books for Children and Teenagers in their Christmas round-up of 2017.

I have done school visits and appeared at book festivals all over Scotland. I do readings, activities, and creative writing workshops for children aged 8-11 with a focus on creating funny stories and generating ideas.

I am also an academic currently teaching and researching children's literature and cinema (I also write books about world cinema for academic and general audiences). I have given professional talks around the world, and have experience chairing panel discussions and other public events.

Websites featuring the author

Local authorities can visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events can deliver

Panel event; Reading; Talk; Workshop; Chairing events

Audience can work with

Adult learners

Topics of work

Comedy, humour & funny books; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Fantasy; Translation

Age groups published for

Children; Adults

Age groups can work with

6-8; 9-11

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+