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Image of Samanth Baines giving a talk at a family festival in the woods. She sits on a stage called 'Telling Tales' with lots of children and families sitting in front of her listening


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Would you like Samantha Baines to come to your school/library/bookshop?

She would love to come and lead a workshop for you!


Find out all about writing jokes, having a hearing aid and create a brand new alien planet with Samantha Baines!

Based around her critically acclaimed hilarious children's book Harriet versus the Galaxy (Winner of the Coventry Inspiration Book Prize 2021, Best Children's Books of the Year 2019 in The Independent and 2020 Great Book Guide), Samantha leads an engaging and lively workshop for children and adults alike.

Suitable for Key Stage 1 and 2

More advanced workshops can be created on spec.

workshop length: 1hr

followed by a book signing & photo opportunity


To book or to discuss bespoke events please email

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