Jo began life working as a magazine journalist, but has been writing children’s books since 2012. My Parents Cancelled My Birthday is her tenth book, released in July 2019. Her story I Swapped My Brother On The Internet has won several awards, was shortlisted for the Lollies 2020 and was one of Tom Fletcher’s picks for his WHSmith Book Club in 2018. Find out more about Jo here.
Activity highlights: Designing your dream sibling, making brains and finding out why the pig really ended up on the roof!
To get the most from your week, we suggest you work through the videos and activities in the order they appear in the timetable below.
Timetable & Activities
Press play to meet your teacher - Mr Lee!
Meet the amazing Jo Simmons!
How to Be a Creative Writer
Brilliant Book Covers
Press play to start your Tuesday with Mr Lee!
Jo Simmons talks about My Parents Cancelled My Birthday
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