School visits for years 5,6,7 and 8

Potkin and Stubbs Author talk (including section on writing detective fiction)

  • 45 mins (+ Q&A and bookselling/signing time)
  • No maximum audience size

Writing workshops on creating characters: Build-a-detective or Invent-a-ghost

  • 1hr
  • 35 children maximum


£150 for half day, £300 for day + travel and accommodation expenses where applicable.

Virtual visits

Free 20 minute Q&A plus reading subject to availability, for classes reading any of the Potkin and Stubbs books.

Also available for festivals, Q&A and panel events and interviews.

Contact for information

Tips on planning author visits can be found at The Society of Authors and at The Book Trust

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‘Thank you so much for a WONDERFUL visit yesterday! The kids loved it and are still buzzing! You have inspired many I can tell you that.’ Amy Rush Da Silva – St Marks Primary librarian

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‘It was a pleasure having Sophie visit our school! Students were engaged and thoroughly enjoyed listening to Sophie (and meeting Wool). They asked lots of thoughtful and interesting questions and were very intrigued to learn more about Sophie’s books and the inspiration for her stories. A fantastic experience!’ – Donna Finch Chantry Academy librarian