Y5 and 6 Meet Steve Skidmore

Tue 21 Nov 2023 | English, Latest News 2023 - 24, Year 5, Year 6

Article 17: We have the right to books.

As part of Northern Children’s Book Festival, which is celebrating 40 years, we went to Gateshead Library to meet author, Steve Skidmore.

We were able to ask Steve lots of questions and found out lots about him.

What is your favourite thing about being an author?

Meeting and talking to children and hearing feedback about the books I’ve written.

When did you start writing books?
35 years ago.

How many books have you written?

266 (Wow)

What is your favourite book?
Winnie the Pooh.

Steve also shared some of the stories he has written and even invited some of us to the front to take on the role of some of the characters.

We had a fantastic afternoon!