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World Book Day Events

2 Oct


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Celebrate Dragonese Day 2014: a chance to participate in an exclusive How to Train Your Dragon event with Cressida Cowell! Celebrate Dragonese Day 2014 this Thursday 2nd October with Cressida Cowell, bestselling author-illustrator of the wildly popular How To Train Your Dragon series,  at this live interactive online event! Get behind-the-scenes glimpses from Cressida into how the books was made into films, hear […]

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Don’t miss the incredible Cassandra Clare & sensational Holly Black when they hit the UK this autumn with MAGISTERIUM, their first series together. Expect a heart-stopping, mind-blowing, pulse-pounding plunge into the magical unknown. Introduced by Gill McLay. Click here for more information and to book.

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Simon Mayo introduces Itchcraft, the third book in the Itch series. The audience will get the chance to see clips of the experiments that Itch conducts in the books, hear Simon read his favourite extracts and get involved in some science-related activities. Click here for more information and to book tickets.

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Ross Montgomery will be reading an extract from his new book The Tornado Chasers – a story of adventure, daredevils, ravenous bears and raining biscuits! Join the Costa Book Award shortlisted author of Alex, the Dog and the Unopenable Door for a workshop on writing stories about fears and adventure. Click for more information and to book tickets.

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4 Oct



Meet Ava and her mischievous invisible cat, Squishy McFluff. During this interactive event with author Pip Jones, children will help create the ultimate imaginary pet and hear some of Ava and Squishy’s adventures. Click for more information and to book tickets.

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Join bestselling author and illustrator Debi Gliori as she takes us on a journey to Antarctica. Find out all about where the idea for her latest book, Dragon Loves Penguin, came from, and what happens when a fiery dragon adopts a plucky little penguin.

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Take a look at all the great World Book Day Resources that you can download FREE for use at home, in the classroom or in your bookshop or library.

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