Get ready for the Children's Festival!

Inspiring your children's love of reading with a variety of authors, energetic storytelling and a barrel of laughs!

Fun-packed events

Little readers have lots of opportunities to talk to our authors. There will be terrific tales, creative crafts and fantastic facts! Celebrate the love of reading and inspire their imaginations with our line-up of children's events.

Andy Seed: Interview With a Tiger

Sun, 18 Oct 2020
11.00am - 12.00pm

Imagine if you could talk to a tiger or chat with a cheetah. What would it be like to have a natter with a wolf or ask a polar bear a question? Well now you can find out because award-winning author Andy Seed has done it for you!

In Andy’s new book, Interview with a Tiger (and Other Clawed Beasts Too) you can:

  • Find out what lions love (and hate)
  • Discover the best thing about being a giant anteater
  • Learn what honey badgers think of people.

Come and join in this fun online event with facts, jokes, puzzles and great pictures. You’ll have a chance to ask questions, do an animal quiz and have a really good giggle!

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Poetry Competition

If you can say the words, you can write the words. Express yourself through poetry - whatever shape or form - and you could win £50! The competition is free to enter for all school aged children, with prizes for primary and secondary.

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