The following links are to organisations supporting schools to build relationships with authors.
- Organisations such as Virtual Authors UK work to organise author, illustrator, poet and storyteller visits and virtual visits to schools. and
- The Patron of Reading scheme pairs a children’s author, poet, storyteller or illustrator with a school. This Patron of Reading then helps to develop a Reading for Pleasure culture in the school.
- Pop up Education provides educational programmes in schools.
- The Book Pen Pal initiative pairs schools with authors and illustrators who can exchange book recommendations via postcards.