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Margaret Bateson-Hill

author and storyteller

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I am a member of Children’s Writers and Illustrators in South London              

For more info please contact cwislenquiries@hotmail.com

or visit the CWISL website www.cwisl.org.uk

For news about the CWISL writing festival held at London South Bank University visit the ShoutSouth! website www.shoutsouth.org.uk

CWISL publishes a online creative writing magazine for children



clicking on a book will take you to the Dragon Racer website

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I am a member of Tall Tales Big Moves -  a dance theatre project taking place in Thanet, East Kent, and around the UK, combining dance, drama, creative writing, storytelling ...

Click on the logo to visit the Tall Tales website www.talltalesbigmoves.co.uk

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I am delighted to announce that the new editions of

 Lao Lao of Dragon Mountain  - with a new Simplified Chinese translation by Manyee Wan

and Masha and the Firebird,  by Alanna Books

are out NOW!




Read my guest post, 'Discovering Dragons'

Federation of Children's book Groups blog #NSSM2015



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I am a tutor for Chelsea Young Writers              

For more info on their courses please visit their website

www.chelseayoung writers.co.uk


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Read my tips for encouraging reluctant readers


Looking forward to the summer term, especially the Garden Writing Project taking place at Christ Church Primary where I am author in residence.


I'm  also looking forward to visiting Bramley C of E school in Hampshire as well as taking part in the Medway Festival and Chelsea Young Writers' Festival, both in June.


I continue to tell stories at the Horniman Museum  - check out my calendar for future dates

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