Type of Artist:
I talk about writing, give noisy readings, do interactive stuff with younger children and leave space for question and answers.
I am big, enthusiastic and noisy! I occasionally play badly on guitar. I sing too. The children join in. It’s quite jolly.
DetailsPreferred age range:
3-6 year olds, 7-11 year olds
Maximum number in any one session:
Happy to talk to any number of children in a talk, providing the venue is big enough.
I don't offer writing workshops.
No of sessions per day:
Maximum of 3 – but 2 is preferred!
45 minutes for infants, 60 minutes for juniors, plus time for signing afterwards
Areas prepared to travel to:
I'm based in London but will travel anywhere if travel and overnight expenses are met
Prefer to use the train
Please email us for details
Hold PLI (public liability insurance):
Kaye Umansky website
Latest titles include:
Witch For A Week. (Simon and Schuster)
The Pongwiffy Stories 1 (Simon and Schuster)
The Knights of the Drop Leaf Table (Barrington Stoke) Just Plain Weird (Barrington Stoke)
Naughty, Naughty Monster (Templar)
Clover Twig and the Incredible Flying Cottage (Bloomsbury)
The Queen's Tale ( Barrington Stoke)
The Wickedest Witch In The World (Barrington Stoke)
I Am A Tree (Harpercollins)
I Live in A Madhouse (Harper Collins)
Stomp, Chomp, Big Roars, Here Come the Dinosaurs (Puffin)
You Ho Ho, A-Pirating We'll Go (Puffin)
Belinda and The Bears series (Orion)
Algie's Amazing Adventures series (Orion)
“The best we’ve had yet. We’re still buzzing. Not only was she better value than the Pope, she was very, very beautiful and a joy to have around”
Kaye Umansky Amazon site