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Making the most of an author event

Learning type: Professional learning
Category: Get inspired, Reading culture
Programme: Book Week Scotland, First Ministers Reading Challenge, Live Literature, Reading Schools
Language: English
Age group: 3-5, 6-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-18

Created in partnership with the Edinburgh International Book Festival(this link will open in a new window), this resource helps learning professionals prepare for an author event, and embed learning afterwards. Activities include:

Having the bank of previous broadcasts has allowed me as the Library Assistant to offer fun sessions during break and lunch times where pupils can come along and learn more about their favourite authors. These sessions have generated some great discussions about writing techniques, plot lines and character developments.