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              

For more info please contact

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

The spring term is already very busy. I am now fully booked the week of World Book Day (29thFeb - 4thMarch).

Do check my events/calendar page to find out other availability


I'm am also busy writing!