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Rachel Huggins

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Contact: rachel@dragonsongproductions.co.uk
Local authority: Edinburgh City
Languages: English
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Rachel Huggins is the Creative Director at Dragon Song Productions, an interactive children’s theatre company, and an with Dragon Song Press. She writes and breathes life into her shows and books in a way that embraces children.

Rachel is a preschool music specialist, who has won many awards for her work and has a unique approach with children. Rachel captures her audience’s imagination and is an animated storyteller and musician. Rachel’s experience and understanding of preschool children has been a fundamental part of writing for Dragon Song Press. She continues to develop new shows and books for each company. 

Rachel’s live sessions include; a reading from her two books Kipper the Sea Dragon (2023) and Bertie the Moon Dragon (2024), there is an introduction to the playful characters from the book in puppet form with large beautiful felt puppets just the right size for the children to interact with.  There are original songs from the stage productions to be learnt and the children accompany Rachel with percussion instruments and props from the show including, finger puppets, sensory lights, dressing up and a range of other things.

(Photo credit: Helen Pugh Photography)

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

Performance; Reading; Workshop

Topics of work

Animals; Childhood; Coasts, seas & oceans; Environment & climate; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Family; First experiences for younger readers; Music; Nature; Picture books; Rhyming books for younger readers

Age groups published for


Age groups can work with

0-2; 3-5

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100