Virtual Visit Webinar: Rachel Morrisroe and Steven Lenton, creators of How to Grow a Unicorn

Book a 45-minute school Zoom with author Rachel Morrisroe and illustrator Steven Lenton on Friday 22 October at 10:30 AM. Register with your email address to get sent the link.

About the book:

Welcome to Mr Pottifer’s Parlour of Plants: a magical shop with the most surprising plants you’ll ever see… Sarah thinks she’s discovered the perfect gift for her garden-loving grandma in a mysterious and magical shop, but before you can say GARDEN FULL OF UNICORNS, things grow wildly out-of-hand! A rollicking, rhyming read-aloud treat, which is simultaneously heart-warming and hilarious

Author and Illustrator fact file: 

Rachel Morrisroe is an emerging new writing talent and you might recognise bestselling illustrator Steven Lenton’s pictures from Shifty McGifty and The Hundred and One Dalmatians picture book.

What to expect during the 45-minute Virtual Visit:

  • A rollicking, rhyming read-aloud 
  • Learn how to draw a unicorn
  • Find out some top tips for writing a story 
  • Send in your pupils' questions for Rachel and Steven to [email protected] with ‘Unicorn’ in the subject line the Wednesday  before the event 

Get prepared: 

  • Download the activity pack and free sample with full colour pictures  
  • Send pupils’ questions  
  • Install Zoom on your computer
  • Have pens and paper ready for the event
  • Look out for emails from Puffin Schools (check your promotions and junk boxes) in the lead up to the event
  • Get a copy of the book from your local independent bookshop via bookshop.org 
  • Share photos of your class watching by tweeting @PuffinBooks #VirtualVisits 

Sign up to register your class or school to join Rachel Morrisroe and Steven Lenton’s virtual visit on 22nd October and to get emails from Puffin Schools with the Zoom link for the virtual visit, information to help you plan for the event and event reminders.

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