Author Visits

Would you like me to visit your school, festival or library? These days it can either be in person or via a video link.


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