Category Archives: Vashti Hardy

Welcome to Adopt an Author 2020!

We are absolutely thrilled to announce our participants for Adopt An Author 2020.  Four Brighton schools are adopting a local author each for 10 weeks of correspondence.  

A warm welcome to all of our authors and schools – drum roll please…

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Year 12s at BHASVIC are reading Bethan Roberts’ My Policeman, a powerful story of love and prejudice in 1950s Brighton.

 

 

 

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Vashti Hardy is sharing her epic fantasy adventure Brightstorm with Carden Primary School.  It’s the first in an exciting book series featuring sky-ships, polar expeditions and much more…

 

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Students at Peter Gladwin Primary School are working with Adopt An Author veteran Ross Montgomery – we love Ross so much we had to have him back!  His Perijee and Me is a heart-warming alien adventure which also touches on some more serious topics. 

 

 

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Finally, we welcome Stewart Foster and his moving story Check Mates, which he will be sharing with Patcham Junior SchoolCheck Mates is a story of chess and family relationships – with an intriguing twist.  

 

 

 

 

Over the next 10 weeks pupils will be corresponding with their paired writers.  Stay tuned for weekly updates – the students always surprise us with their intriguing and insightful ideas and we can’t wait to see what they come up with this time!