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St Boswell’s Book Festival 9th May 2022

Event Name:
Joan Haig & Joan Lennon: Talking Histories
Event Date(s):
09-May-2022
Event Description:
Primary 6 to S2

Abraham Lincoln inspired a nation, Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti fought for women’s rights and Greta Thunberg made her voice heard on global warming. In Talking Histories, Joan Haig and Joan Lennon describe the stirring words of 16 speakers that have formed milestones in modern history and engaged generations on important issues including war, women’s rights, climate change and civil rights. …

Speak Out workshop!

This session is based on Talking History: 150 Years of Speakers and Speeches, described as “perfect for upper KS2 and KS3 libraries” and Book of the Month in The School Reading List.

In this interactive workshop I will demonstrate how this book was made (teamwork!), …

Talking History cover

Talking History Teacher Notes

FREE, downloadable classroom notes created by Templar Books to accompany Talking History: 150 Years of Speakers and Speeches by Joan Haig, Joan Lennon and illustrated by André Ducci.

Click here to access the notes. …

The Magic of Tigers

Perfect for 2022 – the Year of the Tiger! This interactive workshop is aimed at P5 and above. Based on Tiger Skin Rug, this session involves lots of exciting tiger facts, a flying tiger, a short reading, and National Literacy Trust colouring-in sheets of two of Marian Brown’s beautiful illustrations from the book. …

Into the tiger’s den with Joan Haig

Visit The National Literacy Trust where you can read a short interview, watch a workshop on tigers in middle-grade stories, and download some free colouring-in pages of Marian Brown’s gorgeous illustrations. …

Stay at Home! anthology pack

The Stay at Home! anthology has a brilliant pack of resources from Cranachan Publishing, designed by authors and educators Anne Glennie and Lindsay Littleson – click on Darren Gate’s beautiful illustration for free task maps! …