Type of Artist:
Lively and fun slideshow followed by Q and A. The sessions may include a brief appearance by Megan’s two friendly (insured) golden retrievers who will (or wont) demonstrate the work of assistance dogs (for copious treats).
Sessions are usually on a particular title or themes – the Lizzie and Lucky books (featuring a deaf detective heroine), War books and books about assistance dogs and animal sanctuaries.
Megan is a fluent sign language user and is happy to conduct sessions in BSL if preferred. Lizzie and Lucky: The Mystery of the Missing Puppies has been translated into BSL and can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gb_3BpTx0TQ (Lizzie and Lucky: The Mystery of the Missing Puppies).
DetailsPreferred age range:
The Lizzie & Lucky series is aimed at KS1 pupils. Other Megan Rix books are aimed at KS2 pupils
No of sessions per day:
Maximum of 3 per day.
45 minutes with approx 15 minutes of Q&A at the end, plus book signing.
Areas prepared to travel to:
Anywhere if travel expenses are met and overnight accommodation provided if required. I live in Bedfordshire.
Car @ 45p a mile or train
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Megan Rix website
• The Great Escape
• Runner-up in the East Sussex 2013 children’s book of the year award. The Victory Dogs
• Winner of Stockton-on-Tees children's book of the year 2014.
• Winner of Shrewsbury children's book of the year 2014.
• Shortlisted for the Red House book award.
• A Soldier's Friend
• Nominated for the 2015 Carnegie medal.
• Lizzie and Lucky: The Mystery of the Disappearing Rabbit
• The Paw House
• Echo Come Home
• The Bomber Dog
The Hero Pup is the story of Patch from newborn puppy to fully trained mobility assistance dog and of Joe, the boy who helps to train him.
The Runaways about a circus elephant that gets sent to work on a farm in WW1 (May 2015)
‘Will you please pass on my thanks to Megan. She was stunning and the kids loved her.'
Geraldine D’Amico, organiser of the Folkestone Literature Festival
‘Well done for an astonishing show. I must congratulate you for an epic presentation at Cheltenham Literature Festival.’
(Children from Cam Woodfield Junior school, Oak Class)
‘I never liked reading until one day I was in Waterstones and I picked up some books. One was called The Bomber Dog. I loved it so much I couldn’t put it down’
‘I swear this is the best story I have ever read in my entire life’
‘A perfect story for animal lovers and lovers of adventure stories’
Travelling Book Company
Megan Rix Amazon site