Margaret Bateson-Hill

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author and storyteller

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

Current news

Leah's Star podcast
My first podcast : Nikki Gamble from Just Imagine interviews Illustrator, Karin Littlewood and myself about our Christmas nativity, Leah’s Star. click on the link
or listen
here on Spotify"
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Projects I'm involved in

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This will be my third year taking part in #BookPenPals

What is BookPenPals?

BookPenPals pairs UK authors and illustrators with UK schools to make book recommendations via postcards. Schools reply with a postcard of their own. The Pen Pals pairings last for one school year

Pairing will be happening very shortly

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I am a member of

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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


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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click on a title to discover more