Here is how our BookTastic day on Saturday 3rd November is shaping up:
Jonny Duddle, award-winning author/illustrator of Gigantosaurus, King of Space, the hugely popular Pirates Next Door series AND illustrator of the latest Harry Potter book covers! This will be a fun-filled adventure with his latest picture book, The Pirates of Scurvy Sands! Live drawing, reading, this is NOT TO BE MISSED!
11.30am – 12.30pm: A.F. Harrold – buy tickets here
Performance poet. Children’s book author. Coolest person on the planet. A.F. Harrold is ALL OF THESE THINGS and he has graciously agreed to return to BookTastic BookFest to chuck some more melodious words in our ears. Tickets will go fast. You have been warned.
One for your older children, David Roberts, illustrator of Julia Donaldson’s ‘Tyrannosaurus Drip’ and the hugely popular ‘Rosie Revere, Engineer’ will joins us on 3rd November with his new book, the highly acclaimed ‘Suffragette’, an exquisitely illustrated history of the women’s suffrage movement.
2.30pm – 3.30pm – David Litchfield & Ross Montgomery – buy tickets here
Take your children to see award-winning illustrator & author David Litchfield along with award-winning author, Ross Montgomery!
They will be drawing, reading and generally enjoying themselves!
David’s work with Ross (The Building Boy, Perijee and Me, Max and the Millions, A Christmas Dinner of Souls) has proven to be a perfect partnership – Ross has been nominated for the Costa Children’s Book of the Year, selected for the Sunday Times’ Top 100 Modern Children’s Classics, nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Award and included in the Guardian’s Best New Childrens Books 2018 list.
Their latest picture book, Space Tortoise, is a beautiful, moving and heartwarming tale about bravery, kindness and welcoming strangers.