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Woodthorpe Junior School, Birmingham – 4th November 2013

School Talk


Hunsbury Park Primary School, Northampton – 22nd November 2013

School Talk


The Oxford Academy, Oxford – 22nd November 2013

School Talk


The Henry Box School, Witney, Oxfordshire – 16th October 2013

School Talk – “Just a quick email to say how much we enjoyed Marita’s visit yesterday. All the students loved listening and learning from Marita and they sat so terribly still whilst Marita read from her book. The children had endless questions, which is a positive indication of how much they enjoyed the visit.” Nicola Patrick, Learning Resources Centre Manager


Shipston High School – 16th July 2013

School Talk


The Duston School, Northampton – 12th July 2013

School Talk – “Marita’s talk was engaging and made the students think. They were all captivated by the story and enjoyed hearing Marita talk about the characters and some of the meaning behind the story. Many of them couldn’t wait to read it afterwards!” Angela Sparks, Librarian, The Duston School


Foxwood School, Nottingham – 25th June 2013

School talk – “It was so very kind of you to visit us and share your thoughts and experience with us. We all thoroughly enjoyed it. How brilliant for the students, not only to read your book, but to gain such an insight into the world of a real author! It gave more impetus and life to our reading afterwards. We’re very nearly at
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St Anne’s Catholic Primary School, Solihull – 20th June 2013

School Talk – “Marita Phillips recently visited our year 5 and 6 children to talk about her novel called ‘The Dream Dealer’. Marita began by speaking about her inspiration for writing the book and the key structure to an effective story. Following this Marita read short extracts from the novel and discussed with the children the sensitive PSHE issues that develop. The children hung on every word! Marita has a delightful way
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Felixtowe Book Festival, 16th June 2013

“Please pass on our thanks to Marita- the library staff said how good she was with the children and how well her event went.” Meg Reid, Festival Director


Kitebrook School, 7th May 2013

School Talk – “Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us on Monday. The children found what you said about the business of story telling to be thought-provoking and interesting. It has certainly made them reconsider their own writing  and all the dimensions that go into a story.  I thought you pitched things at exactly the right level and were accessible
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