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I am available for school visits, library events and book signings. I have lessons plans for Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. I also do book themed children’s parties. Please contact me at info@fionabarker.co.uk for more details.

Feedback from school visits:

The children were buzzing, you’ve clearly made a huge impact!” 6.6.16, state primary, Surrey

“An amazing day! Wonderful to be able to involve the whole school, right down to Early Years” 3.3.16, World Book Day visit, independent prep, Berkshire

I help to organise Picture Book Club; a monthly club for grown-ups who like to get together and marvel at picture books, eat cake and gossip about children’s publishing. We meet in Waterstones in Reading on the second Tuesday of every month. Follow updates on twitter #picturebookclub or like our Facebook page.

Picture books are for everyone, not just children. I love to share my love for them with adult groups too! I’m a registered WI speaker and also talk to U3A groups about picture books and children’s publishing. If you’d like me to come and share some picture book love with your group or book club then get in touch via the contact page.

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The ladies of Pound Green WI enjoying an evening in with some picture books!

Brigidine School

Fiona is looking forward to sharing her love of picture books and her stories with the pupils at Brigidine School!

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Hoe Bridge School

It’s Wednesday so it must be time for a trip to Old Woking to visit Hoe Bridge School for some seasonal early years fun!

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Picture Book Club #13

November 14th sees us back at Windsor Waterstones again where we look forward to welcoming Anna McQuinn from Alanna Books. Make sure you have the volume up when you click on the Alanna Books link! Anna is a successful author and publisher and so we are really excited to hear her experiences from both sides […]

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Picture Book Club #12

It’s our birthday at Picture Book Club in October! We’re delighted to welcome innovative independent publishers Tiny Owl for our anniversary meeting. Since 2015, the team at Tiny Owl have worked to produce beautiful, thought-provoking picture books, often forging successful cross-cultural partnerships between writers and illustrators. We’re looking forward to discussing that and their recent […]

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