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Hazel Leys Academy

Author Visit - Paul Cookson - Monday 1st July

As part of the Greenwood Academies ‘Loving Reading’ event, we are very excited to welcome poet/author Paul Cookson to Hazel Leys Academy on Monday 1st July 2019.

Paul has written many amazing poetry books such as ‘Pants on Fire’, ‘Give Us a Goal!’ and ‘100 Brilliant Poems for Children’. As part of the National Year of Reading, Paul was nominated a National Reading Hero and received his award at 10 Downing Street. His work has appeared on CBBC, Sky Sports, Radio 5 Live and he is the official poet in residence for the National Football Museum.

He will be bringing some books and comics on the day for children to purchase and get signed on the day if they wish. Books will be £5.00 each, comics will be £1.00 each. If your child wishes to purchase a book/comic, please can you send the money in a sealed envelope clearly labelled with your child’s name and class.