Join Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott for this special event about their latest book, Ways to be Me. The event will be available to watch online for those registered from Wednesday 19 January as part of the Inclusive Stories festival.
In this brilliant event for young people, Libby and Rebecca will talk about the inspiration behind their book series following a young girl called Tally who is starting secondary school and trying to hide her autism. Libby and Rebecca will chat about writing Can You See Me? and Do You Know Me? together. They will also share an exclusive extract from the newest title in the series, Ways to be Me, and Libby will talk about her own experiences with autism to spread awareness and understanding.
When: Wednesday 19 January
Who: Special and mainstream schools
Audience: P7+ (age 10+). Please note our audience guidelines should be used as a rough guide only. We encourage you to share events with pupils of all ages and stages if you think they'd enjoy taking part!
Location: Online (we will send you a link to watch the video)
Accessibility information: Videos will be captioned
Deadline: Event videos will be available to watch on demand for those registered on the Scottish Book Trust website until Friday 18 February. You can still register to receive a link after the event launches on Wednesday 19 January.
About Libby Scott
Libby is twelve years old and loves hot chocolate, Taylor Swift and her dog Charlie. She is also autistic, and after sharing a piece of writing online which went viral, she has written a number of books with Rebecca.
About Rebecca Westcott
Rebecca is the author of Dandelion Clocks and Things They Never Told Me, and until recently, she worked as a teacher for teenagers with profound learning difficulties and behavioural needs.