Author in Your Classroom: Planning a plot, with Robin Stevens (series one, episode one)

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Inspire KS2 children to create their own mystery story with expert advice on planning the perfect plot from Robin Stevens, author of the popular ‘Murder Most Unladylike’ series of books for children aged 9-12 years.

This resources pack is designed to be used with series one, episode one of the Author In Your Classroom podcast (bitly/AIYCRobinStevens) - a virtual ‘author visit’ you can share with children whenever you like, absolutely free!

Series one of Author In Your Classroom is being recorded in partnership with Puffin Schools, and Robin is one of eight Puffin authors to feature - with Sam Copeland lined up for episode two!

Puffin Schools is curated by the children’s publisher Puffin. You’ll find video resources, book lists and ideas to bring stories to life at

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  • Teacher notes
  • PowerPoint
  • Book extracts in print and as audiobook clips
  • Illustrations and author quotes for a working wall display
  • Story planning sheets
  • Story writing sheets
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