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Celia provides readings and performances throughout the primary and pre-school sector. By arrangement, a visit might include some or all of the following :

    • Readings / Interactive Performance for Pre-school, Key Stage 1 &/or Key Stage 2.
    • Writing workshops with groups or single classes (duration: 50-60 mins)
    • Hot Seat question-the-writer sessions

Most visits involve every child in the school.

Class teachers should be available to encourage maximum response from their pupils. This also facilitates valuable follow-up work.

***Option to share a day with a school nearby***

The author is based in South Devon. Distances over ten miles will involve expenses. Longer distances may require overnight accommodation expenses, e.g. at Travelodge or Premier Inn.

Schofield and Sims have recently extended the top-selling comprehension series with three new books aimed at Key Stage 1: two pupils’ books and one teacher’s book. Click on the picture for more details.


Meanwhile, don’t miss A TIME TO SPEAK AND A TIME TO LISTEN – a CORE POETRY RESOURCE FOR KEY STAGE 2 which comprises …

a pupil’s book of 100 poems in a choice of hardback or paperback

a teacher’s guidebook to using the poems in this book for a vast variety of speaking and listening activities

“The teaching notes are a triumph because they really get you to examine the poems and so help pupils to breathe in the words and oxygenate their thinking. There are elastic and easy-to-facilitate speaking and listening activities, which include reading aloud, recitation and discussion.” – John Dabell, teach PRIMARY


Published by Schofield and Sims Click here to order direct.

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From the same publisher: Celia Warren’s gold-award-winning,  best-selling, Comprehension Series published by Schofield and Sims:

For further details please see the Schofield and Sims publishers’ website.


Celia Warren has written a dozen titles in the Read and Respond series from Scholastic, including …

     ISBN 978 1 407 11240 4

The Twits – Roald Dahl ISBN 0  439 94494 5

The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe ISBN 978 1 407 11400 2

The Hodgeheg – Dick King-Smith ISBN 0 439 94517 2

Matilda – Roald Dahl ISBN 978 1 407 10040 1

Pig-Heart Boy – Malorie Black ISBN 978 1 407 10002 9

Tiddler – Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler ISBN 978 1 407 10213 9

Elmer – David McKee ISBN 978 1 407 10004 3

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