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About

My name is Simon Adepetun, Children Author, Creative Writer with a passion for Children Writing, Storyteller extraordinaire, a Patron of Reading who promotes reading for pleasure

AUTHOR OF THE BEEHIVE NOVEL & THE CURSE OF THE DEADLY MARSHMALLOWS 

An experienced creative writing tutor and mentor. I have worked with children of all ages in schools, libraries and festivals across England. My aim is to bring fun to the art of creative writing, storytelling and reading for pleasure in an enthralling imaginative and engaging way whilst providing new skills writing skills to students and pupils alike 

TEENAGE DAUGHTER IS ILLUSTRATOR

ACTED AS CREATIVE WRITING MENTOR FOR A PREMIER LEAGUE FOOTBALL CLUB U15 ACADEMY TEAM

GUEST ON BBC RADIO MANCHESTER/MERSEYSIDE/ LANCASHIRE/TEES SHROPSHIRE & SUFFOLK

PRESENTED AWARDS AT KUMON EDUCATIONAL CENTRES IN WARRINGTON & OLDHAM

SUCCESSFUL AUTHOR VISITS TO OVER 75 PRIMARY/SECONDARY SCHOOLS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

OVER 20,000 PUPILS/STUDENTS VISITED 

A PATRON OF READING (PoR) AT 2 PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN WIGAN & ALTRINCHAM

TOURED LIBRARIES PROMOTING READING FOR PLEASURE IN WARRINGTON/WIRRAL & NORTHWICH AREAS

2 TIME PARTICIPANT AT ONE OF THE UK’S BIGGEST CHILDRENS FESTIVAL – GEROMINO

BA ( HONS) IN ENGLISH & POST GRADUATE DEGREE IN THEATRE STUDIES

FORMER PRIMARY & SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHER

WEALTH OF EXPERIENCE IN READING FOR PLEASURE, THE ART OF STORY TELLING & CREATIVE WRITING

VIRTUAL AUTHOR VISIT ALSO AVAILABLE

NOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR 2023

DBS CHECKED & HOLDER OF A PLI

Additional details

  • Awards:Best graduating creative writer ( Ogun State University) 1996, Winner - Kollaj Short story competition 1995, Winner -Kollaj Short story competition 1996
  • Organisations:School Governor, Writer in Residence, Patron of Reading (PoR) St. Wilfrid’s Church of England Primary Academy & Altrincham Prep School for Boys
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Session length:30-45 minutes
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  • Areas covered:Any location
  • Titles include:The Bee Hive Novel & The Curse of The Deadly Marshmallows

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