Steve Weatherill is an author/illustrator and cartoonist. He studied fine art and film-making at Hornsey and the Royal College of Art.
He is best known for the Baby Goz and Lucy Goose books first published by Frances Lincoln and Pan Macmillan and also the History Activity books written with his wife, Susan for b small publishing.
He has visited over a 1000 schools and libraries with his early learning interactive storyplays. Last year he was at the Bradford Literary Festival, the East Riding Festival of Words and visited schools for Leeds, Hull and Nottinghamshire libraries..
He now lives near Scarborough in North Yorkshire.
The new Baby Goz and Count on Goz are now available from Amazon.
Baby Goz has been redesigned so it can be printed with 2 languages to make a bi-lingual version with no alterations to the art work. I have French, German, Welsh and Polish translations completed and Gaelic and Irish Gaeilge in process for printing on stickers.
Count on Goz ISBN: 9780995621817 originally the follow on companion book to Baby Goz, was published in September. The main changes are heavier card, Sassoon typeface, numbers to 10 and animal sounds.
Thanks for giving us a great link with our local primary school - something we have been trying to do for years - and you just magicked them in to loving our library. Bridlington Library October
‘Thank you so much for a fabulous event, we had lots of really lovely feedback from the teachers of the school and of course the children too.’ Leeds Libraries
'The best author visit we've had.' St Georges College, Weybridge
'...The children, parents and governors enjoyed the visit immensely. We hope to see you again next year...' The Principal, McArthur Nursery School, Belfast
'Many thanks for your inspired storytelling on Tuesday...'
'Thank you for your exciting visit...'
Mount Nod School, Coventry
'I brought my Year 2 class to see you at Fairfield Library. What a good morning it was. The children had a great time (so did the members of staff). When we got back to school, the children were buzzing talking about the visit. They really enjoyed the drama and found it great fun, especially the dressing up.'
Fairfield School, Stockton-on-Tees
'Thanks for your great sessions at Hebden Bridge last week...' Calderdale Libraries
'...The sessions as usual, went really well...'
'..delighted that you're going to be back in Northern Ireland again...' Belfast Libraries
'The 3 Little Pigs was great ...a lovely way to finish the day...'
Humber Mouth Literary Festival
'...We'd love you to do Gala Day again on Nov 22 and a week of school visits...' The Northern Children's Book Festival
You helped to make the Storytelling Festival a HUGE success.
Lancashire Libraries, Preston