Hello and welcome to the website of

 

Margaret

Bateson-Hill

author and storyteller

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

Current news
Hillingdon Library
I am telling an online story  with craft on 4th August :
The King who wanted to touch the Moon
tfor 4 - 7 year olds
The  children need to be library members to take part, and  parents can book their place by emailing SummerReadingChallenge@Hillingdon.gov.uk
Bee Kind Tales
This lovely book of stories has been written and illustrated by children from Christ Church Primary in Battersea. Every summer I get to make this book with a selection of children. This year the children were all in the core bubble of children who came in during lockdown.

Summer Activities

If you are looking for some extra activities this summer check out my activities page. 

Suggestion 1

Write a poem inspired by the great outdoors!

Here's mine: "Never See Me"

Isolation Inspiration!

Alongside fellow writers, Dom Conlon, Mo O'Hara and Chitra Soundar I  have been writing a series of poems inspired by our reflections on life in lockdown. 

It's available here as a free download pdf. Do share it with your family and friends. Send us your poems, stories  and illustrations.

Why not make your own superhero?

Download the PDF for  instructions

Projects I'm involved in
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I'm taking part in #BookPenPals where I will be sending a postcards to:  

Limbrick Class,  St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Chorley 

Year 3, Claregate Primary School, Wolverhampton

Year 5, Whitburn Village Primary School nr Sunderland

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I am a member of www.virtualauthors.co.uk

I am a member of SCBWI

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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 ...

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

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

For more info, especially about the CWISL writing Shout!festivals, please contact cwislenquiries@hotmail.com

or visit the CWISL website www.cwisl.org.uk

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