Society of
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Date(s) - 17/10/2020
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Theodore Bullfrog Pub, First floor meeting room, ,
26-30 John Adam Street - London, WC2N 6HL


Kes Gray has been on a twenty year children’s author journey. He will talk about the uncertainties of becoming a children’s author, the realities of being a children’s author and the book that changed his life. More details to follow. See SCBWI website.

Kes Gray is a bestselling, award-winning author of more than 50 books for children. His critically acclaimed picture book, Oi Frog! (Hodder) illustrated by Jim Field was followed by others in the series including Oi Dog!, Oi Duck Billed Platypus! and most recently Oi Puppies! He also created the bestselling Daisy series (Random House) illustrated by Nick Sharratt and Gary Parsons and is the winner of the Red House Children’s Book Award for Eat Your PeasBilly’s Bucket and Daisy and the Trouble With Zoos (Random House). The Independent listed him as one of the top ten children’s authors in the UK a year after he published his first book. Kes lives with his wife and family in Essex.

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This event runs from 12 noon to 4pm with a break for lunch.

More information about SCBWI Author Masterclasses is available here: Masterclass Flyer 2020 FINAL version or contact


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We are unable to offer any refunds unless the Masterclass is cancelled and will not be operating a waiting list. If you cannot make the class, you are welcome to find someone to take your place and arrange for them to refund you, but you must advise us of their name and supply them with all necessary details of the event.

A light lunch is included in the price of your Masterclass ticket.  However, if you do not reply with your choice of food by the specified order deadline you will have to order on the day. In this instance, we cannot guarantee that the venue’s kitchen will be able to provide you with your desired choice of food.

The programme may be subject to change. 


This event is fully booked.