Welcome to Adopt an Author 2022!

We are so excited to announce our participants for Adopt An Author 2022!  

Four Brighton & Hove Schools are each adopting a local author each for 8 weeks of correspondence.  

A class from each school will write to their adopted author and receive weekly replies, exciting tasks and insights into how their author works – its going to be so inspiring!

So without further ado, let’s welcome all of our authors and schools for Adopt An Author 2022….

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Year 13s at BHASVIC will be adopting Bethan Roberts and reading her powerful novel  My Policeman, a poignant story of love and prejudice in 1950s Brighton, which is soon to be released as a major film. 

Griffin Gate

Year 4 at St John the Baptist Primary School  will be adopting award winning author Vashti Hardy and reading The Griffin Gate ,the first in a series of fantasy adventures involving a teleporting, crime fighting family !   

Bad nana

Year 3 pupils at St Nicolas School will be adopting the fabulous Sophy Henn and reading all about the antics of a very mischievous granny in Bad Nana, Older Not Wiser.

Genie & Teeny

And last but not least, Year 2 at Benfield Primary School will be adopting the multi-talented author-illustrator Steven Lenton and reading the first in his illustrated fiction series, Genie and Teeny Make a Wish  all about the adventures of lamp-less genie Grant, and his first friend, Teeny the puppy.

Over the next 8 weeks pupils will be corresponding with their adopted authors so stay tuned for weekly updates – the classes involved never fail to surprise us with their intriguing and insightful ideas and questions and we can’t wait to see what they come up with this year!  

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