Teachers TV video collection - Primary English - Lesson Starters - Writer Interviews

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Lesson Resources - Famous Writers

This collection of video resources will give your class the opportunity to see some of their favourite writers talk about their work and what inspires them.


Anthony Browne

  • Anthony Browne visits a Year 5 class to talk about his writing and illustrating.

Michael Morpurgo

  • Michael Morpurgo gives an insight into his ideas

Quentin Blake - The Power of Illustration

  • Quentin Blake on illustrating and writing childrens’ books.

More Jacqueline Wilson

  • Michael Rosen talks to Jacqueline Wilson

Roald Dahl

  • Roald Dahl’s widow talks about her husband’s writing regime

Raymond Briggs

  • Michael Rosen interviews Raymond Briggs.

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