Our thoughts are bees

Writers Working with Schools

by Mandy Coe and Jean Sprackland

with a foreword by Michael Morpurgo

Our Thoughts are Bees - coverIf you are a writer, teacher or coordinator, this book is for you. It gives advice on organising exciting projects in schools, from the author's visit to the long-term residency. It examines the potential impact on young people's lives, and sets out a vision for the future of writing in education.

"This book is exactly what it should be: useful, practical and detailed but also inspiring, enlightening and far-reaching. Writers as well as teachers will find it invaluable. I recommend it whole-heartedly."

Andrew Motion, Poet Laureate

"Packed with the information - and imagination - that teachers need to do amazing work with writers in schools."

Chris Meade, Booktrust

"This is a very important book for teachers, writers and literary organisations - the honest, comprehensive resource we've all been waiting for."

Sophie Moxon, Live Literature Scotland