Liz Kessler visits North Somerset


What an amazing two days we’ve had! The wonderful Liz Kessler has visited four of our schools, talking to over one thousand children about her ‘Emily Windsnap’ series. She was incredible and has left a tidal wave of book enthusiasm behind her!

If anyone ever questioned the power of having an author in to speak to children or the pleasure having a book signed can bring, they really should come and see the impact which it has. ‘The joy on some of those little faces was heart warming…’ was one comment. Meeting Liz was ‘a dream come true’ for one child and another declared she used to think J K Rowling was her favourite author but now thinks it's Liz!


Everywhere I go, I see children clutching copies of the Emily Windsnap books and curled up reading them- boys and girls alike! ‘Liz was wonderful with them’ was the message from one school. ’ The children were captivated by her…’

There are now seven books in the Emily Windsnap series, following the adventures of Emily who is half mermaid. With a strong, feisty main character, the stories are engaging, entertaining and enjoyable for boys and girls alike.

Thank you so much to Liz for visiting us and the lovely Emily from Hachette who came with her. I am so sorry I haven’t included any photos- I left my camera at school! I’ll Tweet some soon!