Author Visits

*NB All visits virtual for the foreseeable future. Please click here for details* 

One of the great perks of this wonderful job is visiting young readers. If you would like me to visit, then here are some options – assemblies/talks, workshops, charges, testimonials – you name it.  Or simply get in touch at

‘A visit from Claire Barker was like our very own Mary Poppins – practically perfect in very way. She let our children know that reading is a special kind of magic.’ Miss Smith, Stoke Damerel School, Plymouth, September 2019