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  • Andy Jones Storyteller, author

    Andy Jones

    Andy is the author of children's writing guide Unleash Your Creative Monster and novel Wishes Come in Threes.
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  • Gemma Merlen Author

    Gemma Merlen

    Gemma is the creator and author of the Polly Paint Pony book series.
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  • Lou Treleaven Author

    Lou Treleaven

    Lou is the author of over 20 books which have been selected for the Summer Reading Challenge in UK libraries and read on CBeebies Bedtime Stories. She loves reading aloud and...
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  • Jemma Hatt Author

    Jemma Hatt

    Jemma is best known for The Adventurers series, featuring a group of children and their border collie as they travel everywhere from Cornwall to Cairo in search of treasure.
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  • Vanessa Taylor author Author

    Venessa Taylor

    Venessa is a no 1 best selling author and winner of The People’s Book Prize for Children’s Literature 2021.
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  • Brian Abram storyteller Storyteller, author

    Brian Abram

    I am a disabled, wheelchair-using author. 'The Adventures of Grandad Wheels!' are stories about the silly things that a wheelchair using Grandad (me!) gets up to with his Grandson,...
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  • Elka Evalds storyteller Storyteller, author

    Elka Evalds

    Elka's book, Granny Magic, was published in 2019 by Chicken House books. In addition to writing stories for children, she also lectures for adults. She has taught several courses in...
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  • Michael Harvey storyteller Storyteller, author

    Michael Harvey

    I tell traditional stories from all over the world to all types of audiences. I specialise in stories from the Mabinogion and Welsh landscape and legends.
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  • Mr Dilly Storyteller Storyteller

    Marcus Dilly

    Laugh, Learn, Discover. Entertainment and enrichment through short films, online character Q&A; and live shows. Bringing worlds of wonder and history to life, bursting with humour,...
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  • Tom Palmer - Author Author

    Tom Palmer

    I write books about history and sport. I endeavour to use children's passion for both to enthuse them about reading for pleasure.
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  • Amanda Epe Storyteller, author

    Amanda Epe

    Amanda Epe is a multi-award-winning author, poet, and writing coach. Her memoir A Fly Girl Travel Tales listed in The Mirror as best travel books to read in 2020.
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  • Jon Lawrence - storyteller Storyteller

    Jon Lawrence

    Welshman Jon Lawrence is an author, poet, playwright and musician who has been entertaining and educating learners of ALL ages for the last five years.
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  • Karen Inglis books and visits Author

    Karen Inglis

    I'm a London-based children's author of picture books, chapter books and short, page-turning middle grade novels.
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  • John Row storyteller Storyteller, author

    John Row

    I am a storyteller and poet with over four decades of experience visiting prisons, schools, libraries and festivals in the U.K., North America, mainland Europe, The Near and Far...
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  • Chris Francis at Crayford Art Club.jpg Storyteller

    Chris Francis

    My storytelling is based on my personal and professional life beginning in post-War Birmingham with charismatic but down-to-earth grandparents and family.
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  • Sarah Mooney Storyteller, author

    Sarah Mooney

    I’ve been an award-winning storyteller for 20 years. I started storytelling at the National Portrait Gallery after being spotted performing in Northern Stage Ensemble’s production...
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  • Eden Ballantyne Storyteller

    Eden Ballantyne

    A visit to your school can focus on a historical period of your choice, it’ll be brought to life by a costumed character and lots of interactive drama.
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  • Carol Florence Graham in a letterbox Storyteller, author

    Carol Florence Graham

    I am a poet, storyteller and performer working with people of different ages and from all walks of life.
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  • Sarah Lloyd Winder - storyteller Storyteller

    Sarah Lloyd-Winder

    Sarah is a storyteller and performer who is also qualified teacher.
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