Meet the authors

Authors, storytellers, illustrators and poets to visit your school


About the KS3 & 4 Poetry Slam

Slam is the competitive art of performance poetry, rapping or emceeing (with or without beatbox, but with no backing track), where artists …


Previous Book Awards

The Tower Hamlets Book Award has been running since 2007 and has grown to become a hugely popular event with our schools. …


Tower Hamlets Book Award 2012

Children in Tower Hamlets voted “The Brilliant World of Tom Gates” by Liz Pichon as the best new book for 10-13 year …

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Junior Poetry Slam Archive

Junior SLAMbassadors, run by the Schools Library Service and The Poetry Society, has engaged primary school children in Tower Hamlets for the …


Tower Hamlets Book Award 2011

The Schools Library Service is delighted to announce that Street Heroes, by Joe Layburn won the 2011 Tower Hamlets Book Award. A …

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