We normally run our book clubs in schools, but as schools closed for lockdown we wanted to keep in touch with our readers. So we’ve been running a version of our book clubs on Instagram.
First up was a readalong – The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson. We posted questions for four weeks and then Lisa joined us on Instagram. To talk about her books and motivation for writing. Lisa has been sharing writing tips on her Instagram page on Monday mornings.
Our second Instagram Live was with Amanda Li, the author of the Blue Peter award-winning Rise Up: Ordinary Kids with Extraordinary Stories. She tells us all about the book and life as a writer:
We will be hosting more Instagram Lives so do check back to see who is next. You can find us at Instagram at @bookclubsinschools