Hello and welcome to the website of

Margaret Bateson-Hill

author and storyteller

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I am a member of Children’s Writers and Illustrators for Stories and Literacy

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 CWISL website



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

For more info on Sea Story visit www.seastory.co.uk

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Read my tips for encouraging reluctant readers


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Looking for  a Patron of Reading in your school?

I am available at present - and will consider anywhere in the UK.

Do contact me if you are interested in discovering more.


Check out some great art work made by students  as part of World Book Day celebrations by reading my latest blog post

Welcome to my website where you can explore my books, and find out about me ,  

You'll find videos, blogs, soundcloud recordings,  downloadable resources,  information about school visits and dates of my public events (including my Horniman storytelling dates.)

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Looking for some fun summer events...

Sunday 30th July

I am running a day of drop in workshops at the brand new Postal Museum, Phoenix Place

London WC1X 0DA

Write a letter to your favourite book character and pop it in your own decorated envelope.


Wednesday 2nd August

I am storytelling at the Museum of the Order of St John  St John’s Gate, St John’s Lane

Clerkenwell London, EC1M 4DA

Lavender pillows with storytelling from 1:30pm – Wednesday, 2nd August


Sunday 6th August

I am storytelling at the Horniman Museum   100 London Rd, Forest Hill, London SE23 3PQ

World of Stories 2pm-2.45pm and 3.15pm -4pm

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