Local author offers book reading

Book reading for World Book Day 2nd March 2017. As world book day approaches, how about introducing your pupils* to a real life breathing Hertfordshire author? 

A great way to engage your pupils with books and reading.

James A Craker is a children’s picture book author and illustrator from Ware, Hertfordshire. He draws inspiration from his very interesting and sometimes challenging role as a foster carer to two children aged 7 and 11.

James’ debut book The Cloud that Fell to Earth offers a therapeutic approach for children to be more positive. A stranded cloud receives help from Sam and Sunny in a story about kindness, positivity, team work and good will.

Within an hour session, normally to one class at a time, James will read his book The Cloud that Fell to Earth, a book reading for World Book Day 2nd March 2017,  followed by a Q&A. You can influence this Q&A by tailoring to your requirements; how to write a book, where ideas come from, what positive things have the pupils done etc…

Here’s what James will supply:

  • Up to an hour of his time per class
  • Colouring sheets for all pupils. All completed colouring sheets will receive positive feedback if posted on the Kixel Facebook page by parents
  • Stickers relating to the characters of The Cloud that Fell to Earth

James has lots of positive feedback by children reading the book, teachers, parents and Hertfordshire County Council social work professionals. References available upon request. James also holds a valid Hertfordshire County Council DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service).

*Hertfordshire schools only.

Get in touch!

Contact James if you’re interested in him coming to your school to do a book reading.