Pie Corbett

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Pie Corbett is an educationalist, literacy expert and author, well known for his books on teaching creative writing, as well as many other books, schemes and anthologies.

He created Pie Corbett’s Reading Spine and Pie Corbett’s Page-turners to help schools build a core selection of the very best books to read aloud with children. The Reading Spine is a core of books that create a living library inside a child’s mind. It is a store of classics and essential reads that help children engage at a deeper level and enter the world of the story. Page-turners is a collection of simulating reads, perfect for keeping children engaged with reading.

Pie Corbett’s Storyteller meanwhile helps transform children from readers into writers, performers and storytellers using engaging activities and traditional tales.

Pie Corbett’s Poetry Spine is a core selection of poetry books to increase familiarity and confidence with poems. These hand-picked anthologies help to foster a love of poetry.

Teach storytelling and writing in the classroom with Pie Corbett’s Story-writing Boxes. Start children on their story-writing journey and develop their skills with a treasure trove of resources for Early Years and Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2.

Discover fiction from today’s leading authors and illustrators with his latest reading for pleasure recommendations, Pie Corbett’s Independent Reading Packs. Each pack contains gripping stories from the genres children love most, perfect for reluctant and avid readers alike.

Take a look inside at sample pages for Pie Corbett’s Reading Spine Teacher’s Guide and Pie Corbett’s Page-turners Teacher’s Guide.