2002–2003

24 September
Rebecca Lisle
Author
12 November
Rebecca Lisle
Author
4 December
Tim Bower
Children’s author
21 January
Marc Vyvyan-Jones
Illustrator
4 March
Alex Shearer
Children’s author
13 May
Michael Morpurgo
Children’s author
14 June
Penguin Readers’ Day
Eight high-profile authors
July
Alan Gibbons
Children’s author