Our next ReadingZone Live features the author Philip Reeve on 13thJune from 2:20 pm.
Philip Reeve is a celebrated author, best known for his multi award-winning Mortal Engines quartet, which is being adapted for screen by Peter Jackson and will be released in December 2018.He won the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize with this series, as well as the Nestlé Book Prize – Gold Award and the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award.
His most recent series Railhead is a space opera with intergalactic trains, dazzling worlds, and extraordinary characters. The first book in the series was shortlisted for the prestigious Carnegie award and the latest book in the series Station Zero publishes in May 2018.
Philip also creates young fiction with Sarah McIntyre. Their adventures include Oliver and the Seawigs, Cakes in Space, Pugs of the Frozen North, Jinks and O’Hare: Funfair Repair, and a brand new series The Legend of Kevin, publishing in September 2018.
This Reading Zone Live event would be most suited for Upper Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 children.
ReadingZone Live is a partnership with ourselves and Reading zone bringing regular interviews and live videos conferences with some of the best contemporary children’s authors and illustrators to London school.
Antony Horowitz, Sally Gardner, Jaqueline Wilson, Michael Morpurgo, Henry Winkler, Oliver Jeffers and Lauren Child are among the authors who have already joined us for the ReadingZone Live Programme, which helps to inspire young people to explore new authors and genres and help children to develop their own creative writing.
LGfL schools are linked to our live author events via video conferencing, with one school selected to host the author event, during each event, authors discuss their writing process before answering the student’s questions via video. Schools that have video conferencing facilities can join the event and have their questions answered.
Schools can watch the broadcast via live webcast starting at 2:20 pm on 13th June, more details of the event and how you can be involved can be found here.