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Upcoming Author Visits

Upcoming authors & literacy specialists for 2018/9 (More Author Visits to be announced, stay tuned!)

➡ Jarvis, Award-winning children’s author-illustrator


Jarvis Schwartz

Jarvis studied graphic design and previously worked as a record sleeve designer, website designer and an animation director before becoming a children’s book illustrator. His books include Mrs Mole, I’m Home! and Alan’s Big, Scary Teeth, which won the 2017 V&A Best Illustrated Book. About his picture book inspiration, Jarvis says, “The way I work is always visual. I will have an image or character in mind and I pull a story out of it. I doodle and doodle and doodle until I get it right.” Jarvis lives in Manchester with his wife and their dog and cat.

SCHOOL PROGRAM : June 17-21, 2019

Please download Jarvis’ bio, schedule & costs here




Early Childhood Education & Literacy Experts

 ➡ Julie Fowlkes, reading specialist

Julie (Revised)

With over 40 years of experience in the literacy field, Julie encourages parents to practice a daily reading routine at home and helps to alleviate any worries and fears parents may have with regards to challenges they are facing. She empowers teachers to use great books and fun reading strategies and materials to ensure their students have a very positive connection with books and a joyfully literate classroom.



Available:  November 2019

  • Julie Fowlkes, reading specialist who developed Bring Me a Book’s award-wining First Teacher’s Training curriculum.
  • Suitable for: Parents/Teachers of 0-8 years old


Julie’s popular reading workshops for PARENTS

November 2019



For those (private) schools/organizations interested to invite Bring Me Book trainers, storytellers, children’s authors and literacy experts to your school/organization or to host a private session at our office or your venue, please contact our Program Manager, Doris Chan at for more details.


Past Visits