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Michaela Morgan

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Contact: [email protected]
Local authority: Edinburgh City
Languages: English
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Over a long career I have published approximately 200 books for children. To tell the truth I stopped counting my books some time ago…

My books include poetry, picture books, fiction and some non-fiction too. My non-fiction books about Walter Tull, first black British officer in World War One – and professional footballer to boot - appeal to the widest age range and engage even the most reluctant readers. They topped the chart for the most borrowed book at Perth Prison.

I have made countless author visits to schools and also taken part in events including conferences for teachers and trainee teachers. I cater for the entire primary school age group (including nursery) but am experienced with older age groups too.

I am very happy to give talks, performances or run writing workshops.

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

Mentoring; Panel event; Performance; Professional development, CLPL or CPD; Reading; Residency; Talk

Audience can work with

Adult learners; English as an additional language (EAL); Prisoners & young offenders; Reluctant readers; Vulnerable young people (under 18)

Topics of work

Adventure; Biography & memoir; Characters of colour & BAME characters; Childhood; Comedy, humour & funny books; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Picture books; Publishing & getting published; Rhyming books for younger readers; World War 1

Age groups published for


Age groups can work with

0-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-11; 12-14; 15-18; 18+

Audience size

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