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Author & Illustrator Academy: Make your wishes come true

Author & Illustrator Academy: Make your wishes come true

Make your wishes come true

Let your imagination run wild and learn how to weave knowledge into your stories in this workshop with Simon Farnaby.

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Simon Farnaby

Simon FarnabySimon Farnaby has written and starred in some of the UK’s best-loved family TV such as Horrible Histories, and Ghosts, and films such as Paddington and Paddington 2.

The Wizard in My Shed was his first children’s book. When not writing or acting, Simon is a keen amateur wizard and can often be found in his garden (unsuccessfully) conjuring vegetable spells.


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