AUTHOR BRIAN MOSES TO VISIT RHJ IN SEPTEMBER
We are delighted to tell you that author Brain Moses will be visiting our school on Monday 9th September to carry out some workshops with our children.
Brian Moses ﬁrst worked as a teacher but has now been a professional children’s poet for 28 years. To date he has over 200 books published including volumes of his own poetry such as A Cat Called Elvis and Lost Magic: The Very Best of Brian Moses (both Macmillan), anthologies such as The Brian Moses School Report and Aliens Stole My Underpants (both Macmillan) and picture books such as The Frog Olympics (Wayland) and Trouble at the Dinosaur Cafe (Pufﬁn). Over 1 million copies of Brian’s poetry books have now been sold by Macmillan.
To date Brian has visited well over 3000 schools and libraries throughout the UK, across Europe and at RAF schools in Cyprus. He has performed his poetry at Borders in New York and in September 2006 he was invited to Iceland to take part in ‘Kids in the Marsh’ - a festival of children’s poetry and song. At the request of Prince Charles he spoke at the Prince’s Summer School for Teachers in 2007 at Cambridge University. He was also asked by CBBC to write a poem for the Queen’s 80th birthday.
Find out more about Brian from his websites: websites www.brianmoses.co.uk and www.poetryarchive.org/brianmoses blog: brian-moses.blogspot.com - lots of ideas to get children writing. twitter@moses_brian
Brian will be selling and signing copies of his books after school should you wish to purchase any.
He will also be donating books to the school library.