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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

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

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Very excited that this autumn Lao Lao of Dragon Mountain is twenty years old!

There will be celebrations!

Published by  by Alanna Books


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


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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.


This  half term l have been enjoying  visits to

Dulwich Prep, Medway Libraries, The Study School, Wimbledon, Christ Church Primary, Battersea, the Whitgift School, Croydon and Clifton School, York. I have also been taking part in ShoutWest! - a CWISL writing festival for schools at Brunel University