Meet an author

Discover the magic of an author visit for yourself.

Authors and illustrators tour the length and breadth of the UK, and sometimes the world, visiting children in schools and libraries.

Sometimes they are doing schools events as part of a publication tour organized by the Puffin Publicity team and many authors do paid schools events year round.  

If you are thinking about bringing an author or illustrator to your school or library, do take a moment to read the Society Of Authors page for more information on organizing a visit. We also recommend contacting your local bookseller or looking at individual authors’ websites. Alternatively, you can book an author or illustrator via agencies like Authors Aloud and Authors Abroad.

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