Type of Artist:
All! Depending on what the audience is and wants.
I do 'standup zoology' for large audiences or workshops for smaller groups.
I also do events outside, interacting with the location and environment (e.g. work I did with residency on Farms for City Children).
I often lecture to teachers, illustration and creative writing students and other groups.
DetailsPreferred age range:
Any age from Reception through to Secondary
No of sessions per day:
Four is great; sometimes schools want an after school inset for teachers or a session for parents, which I can offer in addition.
For Reception and Year 1, I can offer 30-40 minutes.
For older ones, an hour is best, and fine for a quick workshop but for schools that want to really boost kids writing an hour and a half or two hours (with breaks) is good.
Areas prepared to travel to:
Anywhere providing overnight expenses are paid.
South Wales, Bristol, Bath and Devon and Cornwall are my local patches.
I can always find good reasons to be in London, Manchester or Suffolk/ Norfolk.
My books are published in the US and I have visited schools in the US and also US forces schools and international schools in Africa and Europe.
I use the Google Maps petrol costs but if its London I'll go on the train
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Nicola Davies' website
'The Promise' website
Twitter : @nicolakidsbooks
Lots of both fiction and narrative non-fiction books. Here are some of the most recent:
Just Ducks (non fiction) Walker 2012 Shortlisted for the 2013 Kate Greenaway Medal and Winner English Society Best Non fiction
A Girl Called Dog (fiction) Random House 2011
Deadly, Animals That Bite Back (non fiction) Walker 2012
Rubbish Town Hero (fiction) Random House 2012
Whale Boy (fiction) Random House 2013
The Lion Who Stole My Arm (fiction/non fiction crossover) Walker Books 2012
Elephant Road (fiction/non fiction crossover ) Walker Books 2012
Walking the Bear (fiction/non fiction crossover ) Walker Books 2012
Manatee Baby (fiction/non fiction crossover ) Walker Books 2012
The Promise (picture book) Walker/ Candlewick 2013
Tiny (non fiction picture book) Walker 2013
Nicola Davies' Amazon page