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South Africa

I have toured South Africa and talked in many churches from Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and to Durban. The talks were illustrated on the importance of Children's Christian books.



Jerusalem Book Fair

Invited to speak at the Jerusalem International Book Fair, Israel.

Subject: Encouraging reading.

Title: Multi-Culture Translation in Children's Literature.



Led a team of Ugandans on how to publish children's books.

The team completed a book and published it -

The Yam Yam Children.

This was the first book after the Idi Amin Regime who had

destroyed all children's books.


Presented many talks with illustrations in schools along the South of England.


Introducing pupils at Queensgate Primary School, East Cowes, Isle of Wight to the

"Tom, Katie and friends" series of books:

Songs of Praise interview

Eira lived on the Isle of Wight for 12 years before moving to Chichester. Near to her leaving she was interviewed by BBC Songs of Praise. The episode was aired on Sunday 13th October 2019 and her interview is available to see on the Lion Hudson YouTube channel: Aled Jones interviews Eira about her faith and work.

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Eira Reeves

Children's author and illustrator

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