Catch up on our READ Gloucestershire! events

Throughout 2021, Read for Good hosted a series of fabulous author and illustrator events, inspiring and enthusing your pupils about reading. Browse the range of author events, illustration masterclasses and top tips for reading below – there really is something for everyone!

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As well as our wonderful events, we’ve got some exclusive films of authors reading their favourite books and illustrators giving drawing masterclasses. Put your feet up and enjoy:

Enjoy THE Julia Donaldson reading The Hospital Dog in full, along with a master class in how to draw the perfect pooch from illustrator Sarah Ogilvie.
Hear Konnie Huq talk about her books and characters and passion for reading in our 24 minute film.
Visit our Catherine Rayner page to find videos and links to her books
Tweedy reads Nell Gifford’s book all about the circus – and gives a little performance of his own too. Enjoy!
Sarah McIntyre has a fabulous You Tube channel packed full of entertaining goodies like this one – check it out!
Sit back and be entertained by larger than life author and illustrator Sarah McIntyre in our 35 minute film.

Be delighted by Tracey’s reading of Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam, aided by some cuddly characters!
Enjoy 40 minutes in conversation with Adam Baron, author of the critically acclaimed Boy Underwater. Adam runs the MA in Creative Writing at Kingston University.
Gloucestershire teacher and debut author Gabriel Dylan talks about his book and why horror might appeal to would-be readers!
Learn how to draw The Hospital Dog from illustrator Sarah Ogilvie, after listening to Julia Donaldson read the story in full.
Enjoy a 15 minute Reading Drama workshop for ages 4+ from the Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham.
Watch this 11 minutes Reading Drama Workshop for ages 7+ from the Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham.

Make sure you are registered to receive our READ Gloucestershire! newsletters, to ensure that you receive updates about author events, the opportunity to pose pupils’ questions and the links to join the event. Register your email address here.