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Hello and welcome to the website of




author and storyteller

Photos by Portrayed Photography

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

Current news

Happy Summer 2024

Looking forward to my public holiday events this summer

Brent Libraries : 30 July and 14th August

Westminster Abbey: 16th August 

Museum of the Order of Saint John:  7th and 28th August

More details coming soon on my events page 

Stepping into Stories Festival 2025

We are currently planning the next festival at Station Hall, Herne Hill. Still part of the  fabulous team : Mo O'Hara, Lucy Reynolds and Hayley Byfield. Here are some photos of the last festival  February 2024

Check out our website

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organisers of Stepping into Stories: Margaret Bateson-Hill, Mo O'Hara, Lucyreynolds and Hayley Byfield. ohoto by  Portrayed Photography IMG_2379.jpg

 I am taking  bookings  for the week of World Book Day 2025.

 3/4/6 March already booked!

Do check out my calendar page.

Projects I'm involved in


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

or visit the CWISL website

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Looking for a Patron of Reading?

I am available again having been Patron of Reading at Cypress Primary School for two years. Click here  to see some of your amazing activities

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I am a member of SCBWI

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