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Luke Temple
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The Blubber Monster reigns supreme!
Yesterday, I completed my final school visit of 2018. I'm now taking a break until 2019! What better way to finish than by signing books under this brilliant display, created by the reading champions at The Park School in Bristol... Have a great summer ever...
The Blubber Monster reigns supreme!
The Blubber Monster reigns supreme!
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Amazing artwork
At Laleham Primary School today, I was given two of the best pieces of 'fan art' I've ever received, by a couple of year 5s. Click on the images to see them full screen. Firstly, this drawing by Gabija, inspired by the front covers of my books  Doorway To D...
Amazing artwork
Amazing artwork
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Three-headed Storyteller
During my school visits, I ask 2 children to come up and play a game with me called "Three-headed Storyteller". The audience chooses a character and a problem that will happen to them. We then tell that story one word at a time. Like this:
Three-headed Storyteller
Three-headed Storyteller
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Here's a brilliant drawing by Kaci at Swindon Village Primary School, inspired by my book The Secret Theatre . It's one of my first books, which I wrote when Kaci was about 2 years old...
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Happy World Book Day!
Me and my car were stuck in stationary traffic on the A1 for 8 hours yesterday. I'm now well and truly snowed in at home in Lincoln. ( By the sounds of it, many people unfortunately had it worse, especially in Scotland ... so my thoughts are with them.) I'm...
Happy World Book Day!
Happy World Book Day!
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Some of the classes at Mayfield Primary School in Cambridge had a competition to make their own covers for my book, The Ghost Lord Returns . Here are the top five covers. They're brilliant drawings and all use ideas from the book to create really dramatic c...
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Last week I had a brilliant visit to Sedgley Park Primary in Manchester. I was given the drawing below by a child in the year 1/2 class. It's a fantastic drawing of Albert and The Giant Squid! Both me and my illustrator, Jessica, love the amount of detail i...
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I had a brilliant week of school visits at Clifton All Saints, Robert Bloomfield, St Ippolyts and Ramsey Manor. Thank you to all the staff and children for making me feel so welcome. I had lots of fun bringing my books to life with you all. The year 2s at R...
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Better When We Talk
After a summer of writing and other creative fun, I'm looking forward to visiting schools again soon. This term I'll be popping up at schools in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Lincolnshire, Sussex, Birmingham, Manchester and Cambridgeshire. See some of you ve...
Better When We Talk
Better When We Talk
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CatHatFiddle
When I'm not busy visiting schools, my favourite thing to do is stay with my illustrator, Jessica, and our friends Kieran, Danny and Jo. They have a band called CatHatFiddle and we love making fun videos of their songs. Here is our latest music video: it's ...
CatHatFiddle
CatHatFiddle
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