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Matt Dickinson on Everest

Author Matt Dickinson, who visited Thornden at the end of November, is back on Mount Everest!

He is filming the backdrop for his Everest Files play which will be premiered at the        Edinburgh Fringe in August.  57 more words

Author Visits

A Celebration of Reading

My home town, Gatineau, is one of this year’s hosts of Canada’s largest festival of reading. We’re an official “Reading Town” this month, with events and presentations that come to a close tomorrow. 119 more words

Writing

"Write what you want to write"

Creative minds and lots of potential writers are among our students who got to meet Peter Bently at the beginning of the week. Our guest author came to tell PP through P3 students some of his stories and –  in four individual and age appropriate sessions – a little bit about how stories happen. 167 more words

Primarschule - Primary

Bring an Author to Your School

One of the best ways to increase enthusiasm for reading and writing in your school is by bringing an author on-site. It is mutually beneficial: the author receives support and awareness for their book(s); the students get a glimpse into the mind of a professional writer. 592 more words

Reading

The power of stories: Non Pratt working with Year 9.

Hurrah, we invited Non Pratt back into school, after a great day with her last year – and she accepted!

She will be giving a presentation to half the year group in the afternoon about her work as a writer and the… 79 more words

Library News

Author skype talk by Michael Buckley

Yesterday, ISGR had an author skype talk with Michael Buckley, residing in New York, The United States.

Michael told us about the way to become an author, his authorship and book series The Sisters Grimm, N.E.R.D.S and The Undertows series and also what it is like creating animated films. 140 more words

Author Visits