School Author Visit Timetable FAQ

A Complete Timeline Plan – My School Author Visit Timetable FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions

School Author Visit Timetable FAQ frequently asked questions for school author visits by a Childrens Author Lancashire England UK 01772970190This School Author Visit Timetable FAQ is to help primary schools plan their timetable and timeline for a primary school author visit. Just follow the 8-point plan and R.K. Alker Best-Selling Children’s Author will do the rest!

It is also a useful guide for faith schools, churches and libraries when organising an author visit.

There is more school author visit information, costs and FAQs on these web pages:

How can our primary school plan for the school author visit day?

Below is a series of frequently asked questions (FAQs) in a timeline order for a typical primary school author visit.

The School Author Visit Timetable Plan In 8 Easy Steps:

  1. Create a school author visit timetable containing class numbers, assembly and workshop times (see below)
  2. Generate a creative buzz and anticipation for the school author visit (see below)
  3. Pre-Order class readers of the latest book (see below)
  4. Pre-Order £ FREE A5 flyers to be sent home with the children (see below)
  5. Select Pick-Up or Delivery of class readers and A5 flyers (see below)
  6. Schedule class reading of the latest book
  7. Collect the A5 flyer book pre-order return slips from the children and inform R.K. Alker of the quantities of each book required for signing on the author day
  8. Provide details for the Author Day Invoice (see below)

 

School Author Visit Timetable FAQ

What information will R.K. Alker Children’s Author want to know about our primary school?

*A plan of the day (see example below)—a timeline including the windows that the classes are available and breaks.

*Number of classes

*Class sizes

*Parking location(s)

*On arrival, an orientation of key places and technology

*Anything unusual you might need/want to avoid

What is an example of an R.K. Alker Children’s Author primary school author visit timetable for the day?

09:00 Sign-in and Orientation—show RK Alker Children’s Author the key places in school and technology

09:15 KS1 Assembly (optional)

09:30 Reception Workshop

09:40 Year 1 Workshop

10:05 Year 2 Workshop

10:30 Break

10:45 KS2 Assembly (optional)

11:00 Year 3 Workshop

11:30 Year 4 Workshop

12:00 Lunch

13:00 Year 5 Workshop

13:40 Year 6 Workshop

14:20 Q&A Session and Book Signing

What should the primary school be doing before the R.K. Alker Children’s Author Visit?

The short school author visit timetable points listed here are expanded in individual FAQs below.

1. Generate a creative buzz and anticipation for the school author visit (see below)

2. Pre-Order class readers of the latest book (see below)

3. Pre-Order £ FREE A5 flyers to be sent home with the children (see below)

4. Select Pick-Up or Delivery of class readers and A5 flyers (see below)

5. Schedule class reading of the latest book

6. Collect the A5 flyer book pre-order return slips from the children and inform R.K. Alker of the quantities of each book required for signing on the author day

7. Provide details for the Author Day Invoice (see below)

How do I create a buzz and anticipation for the R.K. Alker school author visit?

1. Pre-Order class readers of the latest book (see below)

2. Pre-Order £ FREE A5 flyers (see below)

3. Send the A5 Flyers home with the children

4. Schedule class reading of the latest book

5. The book is £ FREE on Kindle Unlimited, there is currently a 30-day free trial of Kindle Unlimited

How do I generate a creative atmosphere and create excitement about R.K. Alker’s School Author Visit?

*Prepare the children for the author visit—creating excitement increases attention levels.

*Set tasks based on R.K. Alker’s book such as photographs, illustrations of characters and book covers.

*Inform R.K. Alker Children’s Author of your efforts so they can include them in their presentations and workshops.

*Generate a creative atmosphere and display the children's work—getting that picture on the wall is a fantastic source of creative motivation and achievement for children.

*Visit the RK Alker website—there is a wealth of information on the website for research.

WWW.RKALKER.COM

*RK Alker has materials you can use in advance or as a follow-up to the workshops or sessions.

*After the primary school author visit—plan for any competition entries or challenges.

*Can you build a project by pursuing a theme in depth?

How Do I Get Signed Copies of My Grandad vs The Fangazoo for the School or Library?

*Let R.K. Alker Children’s Author know how many books you want and any dedication you may want to be written in them.

*Call, chat or email R.K. Alker Children’s Author.

How do I Pre-Order class readers of the latest book?

*It is usually better if the children are aware of the Fangazoo book before the visit.

*Get a few copies and use them as class readers—that usually goes down well 🙂

* Pre-Order Class Readers—Let R.K. Alker Children’s Author know how many books you want and any dedication you may want to be written in them.

*Call, chat or email R.K. Alker Children’s Author.

How do I Pre-Order £ FREE A5 flyers to be sent home with the children?

*R.K. Alker Children’s Author can supply £ FREE A5 flyers for the children before the event.

*The A5 flyers are used to pre-order the books.

*The children’s books are written for KS1 and KS2.

*Inform R.K. Alker of how many children in each key stage.

*Email, call or chat about the number of children in KS1 and KS2.

How do I select ‘Pick-Up’ or ‘Delivery’ of class readers and A5 flyers?

*Is anyone available to collect the A5 flyers and books from the Adlington/Chorley/Horwich area?

*If not, there is a small charge for postage or mileage to send/drop off the A5 flyers with the class readers.

How do I find out how many pre-ordered books are required?

*Send out the A5 flyers with the children.

*There is a slip on the bottom of the A5 flyer to return with the order.

*Email, call or chat with R.K. Alker to inform him of the number of books you want.

*R.K. Alker can either raise an invoice for the total or you can pay into his bank account or pay cash or a cheque.

How do I inform R.K. Alker Children’s Author of pre-order quantities?

*Collect the book pre-order return slips from children.

*Inform R.K. Alker of the quantities of each book required for signing on the author day.

*Book Pre-Orders - Some schools offer their children the opportunity to buy a copy of book before the visit.

*Email, call or chat with R.K. Alker Children’s Author to place an early order for drop off at your primary school.

What are the Book Sale Costs and Discounts for Fangazoo by R.K. Alker Children’s Author?

Ordering direct from R.K. Alker Children’s Author is cheaper. He offers discounts for schools:

*My Grandad vs The Fangazoo (KS2) Amazon RRP £6.99 – SCHOOL PRICE is £5.99

*Fangazoo Colouring & Activity Book (KS1) Amazon RRP £4.99 - SCHOOL PRICE is £3.99

How do I provide details for the Author Day Invoice?

R.K. Alker Children’s Author can supply an invoice by email. Please provide by email:

*The Official School Name

*A Contact Name

*Telephone

*Email

*Postal Address

FAQ frequently asked questions for primary faith school author visits by a Childrens Author Lancashire England UK

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School Author Visit Testimonials

Testimonials and book reviews for RK Alker Childrens Author of funny kids books from Lancashire England UK 5 star

R.K. Alker came to school and delighted the children with a day filled with fantastic Fangazoo fun! His reading of his favourite chapters captivated the children’s imagination and ensued some raucous laughter. He invited the children to peek behind the pages of his book by informing them of his inspirations and writing processes; his daughters being two of the greatest. If you would like a passionate author that revels in the comedic possibilities of imaginative stories and the joy it brings to children’s lives, then welcome R.K. Alker and the Fangazoo into your school!

5 Star Reviews for My Grandad vs The Fangazoo written by RK Alker Childrens Author of Funny Kids Books

Jonathan Tilley, English & Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Lead, Anderton Primary School.

 

Continuing and Never Ending Improvement (CANI)

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How R.K. Alker Best-Selling Children’s Author Wrote My Grandad vs The Fangazoo

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RK Alker serving during a distinguished career on the Lancashire 999 Emergency Ambulances

“I was injured in the line of duty and couldn’t run and play with my kids. Instead, I imagined an adventure where we ran and played together. I channelled into the Fangazoo book the positivity I felt and the lessons I had learned about applying positivity in crisis situations on the Lancashire 999 emergency ambulances.

I sat, wrote and lived this hilarious adventure with my kids in the book as they went on a breath-taking, funny adventure with their explorer grandad to find a dragon…

…and the Best-Selling My Grandad vs The Fangazoo was born.”

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A top-secret expedition unfolds for sisters Frankie and Charlie when they find the Fangazoo clue in crazy captain Sam’s rhyme. Can their archaeologist grandad complete one last BIG adventure with the girls and their cousins? Plunged into a hostile kingdom, how long before they face the Fangazoo? And, can they escape?

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5-Star Book Reviews and Testimonials From Readers of the Fangazoo Colouring and Activity Book:1 for Boys & Girls Ages 4 5 6 7 8 by R.K. Alker

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Key Stage 1 (KS1)

The Fangazoo Colouring and Activity Book contains discrete education for Key Stage 1 including the original artwork from The Fangazoo and contains:

  • 50 Pages of Colouring
  • Drawing
  • Puzzles
  • Mazes
  • Word Searches
  • Spot The Difference
  • Dot-to-Dot

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  • Counting & Adding Up
  • Number Bonds to 10
  • Guided Cursive Letter & Number Writing

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Who is RK Alker Children’s Author?

My Grandad vs The Fangazoo RK Alker Childrens Author of Funny Kids Books from Lancashire England UK 5-Star Book Reviews and TestimonialsR.K. Alker Best-Selling Children’s Author was born in the UK, but he was MADE IN LANCASHIRE!

He is famous as the TV & Radio ChilliMan aficionado and a champion of local producers or “Food Evangelist!”

R.K. Alker has a career spanning more than 3 decades of university lecturing, content writing, UK 999 emergency ambulances, media and entertainment as the colourful TV ChilliMan which contributed to this hilarious children’s adventure book written for his kids.

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Do you remember this funny entertainer? The ChilliMan was on all the TV & Radio Stations!

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RK Alker is an author of funny children’s books from Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, Earth!

His little girls think RK Alker is the Best Funny Kids Author in the World.

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