Hello and welcome to the website of

Margaret Bateson-Hill

author and storyteller

Current news


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 festivals 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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Summer Term

I have already been so busy this term with author visits to Holbrook Primary, Westcliff on Sea Primary, and Red Oak primary, Lowestoft.

I am more than half way through my 'Author in residence Garden Story'  project with year 3 and 5 at Christ Church Primary.

7th June - I helped open a Little Free Library at Whitley Park Primary -see photo www.littlefreelibrary.org

I had a great day taking part in Medway Libraries Festival.

Still to come Christ Church Primary, book week CWISL ShoutWest and MiniShout writing festivals and a PopUp visit to Priorslee Primary Academy in Telford.

And , open to the general public storytelling at the Horniman and Museum of the Order of St John.

Check dates and times  on my events page

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photo by Gianluca De Girolamo www.adshot.co.uk

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