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World Book Day Events


Ross Montgomery’s The Tornado Chasers is 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 spellbinding stories about fears and adventure. Click for more information and to book tickets.

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Join Kjartan Poskitt to hear all about the first book in a brand new series, Borgon the Axeboy and the Dangerous Breakfast. In this fun filled event you’ll meet barbarian Borgon and his family and friends, and learn what the most dangerous breakfast of all time might be! Click for more information and to book tickets.

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30 Sep



An interactive storytelling event focusing on Pip Jones’ award-winning creation Squishy McFluff, the invisible kitten that only her owner Ava – and children with imagination – can see. Pip asks children up to draw their ideal imaginary pet. Once Squishy is out of his basket, a volunteer will feed him an imaginary fish to keep […]

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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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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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