2011–2012

26 September
David Almond,
Melvin Burgess
& Meg Rosoff
Top teen fiction writers
28 September
David Tazzyman
Children’s illustrator
5 October
Sarah Raven
Gardening expert, cook & writer
17 October
Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Explorer & writer
18 October
Charlie Fletcher
Children’s author
23 November
Alexis Kirschbaum
Penguin Classics editor
23 November
Kids’ Lit Quiz
Year 7 & 8 Honours Students
28 November
Harriet Castor
Children’s author
7 February
Eleanor Updale
Children’s author
13 March
Sophie Hannah
& Erin Kelly
Crime authors
8 May
Meg Rosoff
Young adult author
17 May
Penny Junor
Royal biographer
21 May
Nicholas Allan
Picture book writer
& illustrator
19 June
Rachel Bright
Picture book writer
& illustrator
20 June
Philip Reeve
Young adult author
21 June
Robert Macfarlane
Travel writer, lecturer
& critic.