Author visits

The King Edward’s School Library organises an author visit each year, specifically for junior schools to attend.

The visit usually takes place within the first few weeks of the academic year. Previous authors include Peter Bunzl (The Cogheart Adventures series), Joe Craig (Jimmy Coates series), Markus Alexander (Charlie Keeper series), Caroline Lawrence (The Roman Mysteries series), and Pete Johnson (How to Train Your Parents).

If you have a suggestion for a future author visit, contact us at: outreach@kes.org.uk

Feedback from Peter Bunzl's visit in 2018

“Children were buzzing afterwards. Some were inspired to illustrate and some to write while others just wanted to read Bunzl’s books.”

“The children were interested to hear about how Peter Bunzl collected his ideas for his stories. It also gave them an opportunity to find out about different careers, such as costume designer, cartoon animator, author and publisher.”

“It was a brilliant opportunity to see that books are written by ordinary people. The children were inspired to put themselves in an author’s shoes, understanding how a range of things can inspire a story and that determination is needed to accomplish great things.”



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