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Posted on May 14th 2015
Children's Author Alan Gibbons Visits Academy
Children’s Author Alan Gibbons visited Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich to impart his wisdom to our students.
In a couple of energetic talks, Year 7 and 8 listened to him speak about his life and his books. Later on in the day selected boys in Years 7-10 took part in story writing workshops.
Alan has won many awards including the Leicester Book of the Year, the Stockport Book Award, the Angus Book Award, the Catalyst Award, the Birmingham Chills Award, the Salford Young Adult Book Award, the Hackney Short Novel Prize, the Our Best Book Award and the Salford Librarians' Special Award. His most outstanding achievement was winning the Blue Peter Book Award in 2000.
He has written over 60 books on a wide range of subjects including racism, terrorism and gangs. His most recent book is End Game.
Mark Johnson, Learning Resource Centre Manager