Allison Tait is the author of the bestselling children’s adventure series "The Mapmaker Chronicles" She worked as a writer for magazines and newspapers for a long time before realising that making stuff up was a lot more fun.


Allison is an experienced and entertaining speaker for grades 4-8 and will show kids where ideas come from (and what to do with them), how to find their writing superpower, and how to map a story, among other things, through presentations and workshops. She is passionate about epic adventures, reluctant heroes, strong characters (male and female), and the incredible journey that is ‘growing up’.


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