Margaret Bateson-Hill

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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              

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or visit the CWISL website

For news about the CWISL writing festival held at London South Bank University visit the ShoutSouth! website

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

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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



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Read my tips for encouraging reluctant readers

I have been out and about for most of October and November - my travels have taken me to Moscow, Istanbul and closer to home, the Isle of Wight. I have taken part in the ShoutWest! creative writing festival at Brunel University and have continued local school, library and nursery visits.


I'm now looking forward to concentrating on some writing!