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Authors Live

From Scottish Book Trust in partnership with BBC Scotland Learning

Authors and children at various Authors Live events

Authors Live is a series of world class children’s author and illustrator events brought directly to your classroom, library or home for free, live on the web. There are live events available to watch on demand from authors, including Cressida Cowell, Joseph Coelho and Mark Bradley.

Authors Live is funded by Creative Scotland.

Upcoming Authors Live events

Sarah Crossan at EIBF

Release date: End of August (date TBC)

Audience: S1–3

Broadcast length: 40 minutes

The pupils who benefit the most are the pupils who don't read and who wouldn't dream of going to an author event. They are the ones that discover that authors are 'real people', […] often very similar to themselves.