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Caryl Hart, Children's Author


Caryl Hart, Children's Author

I am a local childrens author and environmental educator with an excellent track record in providing new and engaging experiences for children. I run creative, hands-on literacy and environmental workshops for schools, libraries and special events. Claire South, Sheffield Schools and Young People's Library Service says: Her books are fresh and new, and Caryls way of delivering sessions to children and their families is bright and enthusiasticWorkshops include: Do Something Different with Books, Rhythm & rhyme activities, How a Picture Book is Made, Role Play, Catch that Rat - How Did you Think of That?One Tiny Mouse illustration and performanceMake your own picture bookNEW for 2010: Look Where We LiveCreative Environmental Workshops for Peak District SchoolsChildren explore their environment using games, role play and other thought-provoking activities. They use descriptive writing, poetry, drama, illustration and video to communicate their thoughts and feelings to others. The best work will be published on the project website.Comments:I loved it! It was apslotly exelant!Claire, 8 I have been impressed by Caryls cheerful and enthusiastic approach to the workshops and her ability to be flexible in her facilitation of them; a necessity in the hospital environment. Our patients thoroughly enjoy seeing the books she has produced and learning what it entails to be an author, as well as creating their own books, rhymes and musical instruments.Cat Powell, Arts for Health Coordinator, The Childrens Hospital, SheffieldMy children are very happy. Hopefully you can do this kind of program again in the futureMrs Suhalia. Eliza enjoyed making the musical instrument and using it to create a beat. She also enjoyed making her own mini-book - the hairy fairy. A very hands-on and practical session. Very enjoyable.Eliza's mum.For further information, check out my website:


Contact name:
Caryl Hart
Over Haddon,
Dale Road,
01629 814035
Additional telephone number:
07951 301151
Email address:

Types of work


About your artistic work

Film and Video
Music and sound art
Drumming, Other
Visual art
All words, Performance poetry, Poetry, Short stories, Storytelling

Your work in education

3-5 years old, 5-7 years old, 7-11 years old

Your work in specialised community settings

Young people, 0-5's

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