Authors Live: Ross Collins

Join us for a special Bookbug Week broadcast featuring award-winning author and illustrator, Ross Collins. In There's a Bear on my Chair, a bear has settled in mouse’s favourite chair! Mouse tries all kinds of tactics to move bear off the chair. Will mouse succeed? Ross will also give us an insight into how he illustrates his wonderful comic characters. Have your pencil and paper ready for joining in with some drawing!

Date: Thursday 17 May

Time: 11am-11.40am

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Book Giveaway

To watch Ross Collins live from the BBC, please sign up in advance so we can send you the link you’ll need to tune in. Use the "Register Here" link above. Once you sign up you will be automatically entered into our competition to win a class set of one of Ross’ books if you are a registering for your school or a bundle of our favourite books by Ross if you are registering for yourself or an early years setting

Learning Resources

Explore our learning resources to help you explore Ross's work in your classroom or nursery. You can enjoy fun videos with Ross, and gets loads of inspiration for activites in the classroom and at home inspired by Ross' books! 


If you have any questions about the broadcast, or want to find out more about how to steam Authors Live in your school, visit our FAQ's webpage for useful hints and tips. 


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