THE Telegraph BATH Children's LITERATURE FESTIVAL

Friday 25th September - Sunday 4th October 2015

The Telegraph Bath Children's Literature Festival once again brings the greatest authors and illustrators to Bath. This year's fantastic line-up is programmed by the founding Artistic Directors, John and Gill McLay and includes new Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell, Julia Donaldson, Lydia Monks, Jacqueline Wilson, Michael Rosen and many more.

We're delighted to be the official bookseller at the festival and look forward to welcoming you to our festival bookshop inside the Guildhall or at our branch in Milsom Street.

Visit Bathfestivals.org.uk to see the full line up.

The Telegraph Children's Bath Literature Festival

Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks

Join bestselling author Julia Donaldson and the uniquely-talented illustrator Lydia Monks to find out exactly what the Ladybird heard next! With Julia’s husband Malcolm on the guitar, they’ll take you back to the farm for another fantastically funny farmyard caper in a show sure to be a sing-a-long storytelling sensation.

Age 5+

Date: Saturday 26th September

Time: 10 - 11am

Venue: Forum

Price: £7.50

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Michael Rosen And Chris Riddell

Two megastar masters of words and art, Michael Rosen and Chris Riddell, join up to celebrate their first book together – A Great Big Cuddle. Listen with delight as Michael performs the poems from the book, and watch with awe as Chris draws live on stage. Interactive, entertaining and lively. Guaranteed!

Age 4+

Date: Saturday 26th September

Time: 2 - 3pm

Venue: Forum

Price: £7.50

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How To Train Your Dragon with Cressida Cowell

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Join bestselling author Cressida Cowell as she talks about the last Hiccup book. Ever! In How to Fight a Dragon’s Fury can Hiccup save the dragons? Get top tips on becoming an author or illustrator, listen to the behind-the-scenes details about how the books became films, and learn some Dragonese.

Age 7+

Date: Saturday 3rd October

Time: 10 - 11am

Venue: Forum

Price: £7.50

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JAcqueline Wilson

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Much-loved author Jacqueline Wilson talks about her life as a writer and how she came to write some of her best-loved books. Grab the chance to ask your own question and hear a sneak preview of her brand new book, Little Stars, the fifth title about Victorian foundling, Hetty Feather.

Age 8+

Date: Saturday 3rd October

Time: 2 - 3pm

Venue: Forum

Price: £7.50

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