School visits for years 4 to 8

Author talks

  • 20 min assembly talk
  • 45 min author talk including Q&A and reading
  • 20 min Q&A including tips on creative writing
  • No maximum audience size

Writing workshops on creating characters (focusing on either spooky or mystery stories) and worldbuilding

  • 45 min - 1 hr
  • 35 children maximum


£200 for half day, £400 for day + travel and accommodation expenses where applicable.

Virtual visits

Up to 30 minutes Q&A plus reading £50

Author sessions must not be recorded without mutual agreement.

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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The Potkin and Stubbs step at Cliff Lane Primary

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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