I write for children of all ages. My books are published by Little Tiger Press, Barefoot Books, A & C Black and Heinemann.

Ruby’s Sleepover

Ruby and Mai are camping out in the garden. As the night draws in, all sorts of scary characters head towards their tent. Luckily, Ruby has some magical objects in her rucksack, but will they be enough to keep the girls safe?

Illustrator: Latimer, Miriam

Pages: 32

Price ( Hardcover ): $16.99

Price ( Paperback ): $7.99

Publication date: May 1, 2012

ISBN ( Hardcover ): 978-1-84686-593-0

ISBN ( Paperback ): 978-1846867583

Category: Picture Books

When Will it Snow?

Ages 3 to 7 years
Illustrated by: Alison Edgson

“Winter is coming,” Mother Bear said. “We must snuggle down to sleep in our den.”

Little Bear doesn’t want to sleep! He wants to know what snow is like. His friends try to show him by making mud-balls and angels in the sand. But Little Bear knows that while he’s asleep his friends will have fun in the soft, white snow. Will they forget all about him?

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I regularly carry out workshops and events in schools and local libraries. Get in touch if you would like me to come to you!

About Kathryn

Kathryn is a children's author from Wells, Somerset. She has written over 25 books for children of all ages.

When They Fight, was voted a notable social studies book by the US Libraries Association, Here Comes the Crocodile, was shortlisted for both the Nottingham and Sheffield Children’s Book Awards and Ruby’s School Walk was one of the finalists in the Boston Globe Readaloud Book Award.

Kathryn is a regular performer at the Edinburgh, Bath & Cheltenham festivals and has presented at many other events.

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From the blog

Happy hedgehogs and lovely feedback

Happy hedgehogs and lovely feedback

Here are some very happy hedgehogs from my visit to St. Peter’s Primary School Bishopsworth, Bristol. I spent the day there, held an assembly then visited all the different year groups.

I set a tricky task of bringing a hedgehog character I’ve been working on to life with pictures and names! Everyone worked really hard, including some of the teachers!

It was a lovely visit. Here are some of the wonderful results.

And here is some of the feedback I received about my visit. If you’d like me to come to your school, just get in touch!

“A lovely assembly with some wonderful ideas on how to inspire writing.”

“The story Kathryn read to the children in the workshop was lovely; she was really animated and engaging.”
She had a really nice manner with the children and made them feel special. The children loved making the masks and get really excited when they read story by Kathryn White now.”

“In nursery, we were really lucky to have Kathryn come into our class. It gave the children a fantastic opportunity to meet an author who helped them understand what an author is. The children really enjoyed the story, The Very Noisy Jungle and enjoyed making cheeky monkey masks afterwards.”

Come and see me at the Stratford Literary Festival

Come and see me at the Stratford Literary Festival

I’m very pleased to be holding an event at the Stratford Literary Festival on 27th March 2015.

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A very lovely hedgehog

A very lovely hedgehog

I was recently at the fantastic St. Peters School talking and reading with its wonderful pupils.

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