Bath Festival Of Children’s Literature organised by The Telegraph will have more than hundred events starting from September 28 until October 7. The Telegraph is the sponsor and media partner since 2007 for the festival. Similar to the previous years, the Bath festival will include eminent writers in children’s literature. Michael Rosen, Anthony Horowitz, Michael Morpurgo and Julia Donaldson, will be present at the event.
The festival will start off with ‘Where’s Wally’ procession and the next ten days will include authors like Liz Pichon, Sally Gardner, Lauren St John, Darren Shan, Andy Stanton, Gill Lewis and Ali Sparkes. The ‘KLF’ stand will be mainly for teenagers who can interact with famous adult writers like Andrew Hammond, Cathy Brett, JD Sharpe, Moira Young and Matt Dickinson. There is a funny event involving Fireman Sam and Mr. Men characters.
The Bath event will also include ‘Masterclass Series’ which will again have workshops for teens and adults. Martin Brown, who is the ‘Illustrator in Residence’ will conduct a Cartoon Workshop this year at the festival. Lorna Bradbury, who is the Deputy Books Editor for The Telegraph will host ‘Ask Lorna Live’ show. Christopher Lloyd, the American actor will talk about ‘Wallbook Of Sport’. Directors of the Bath Festival Gill McLay and John McLay said that the festival would include amazing events this year as well.
Michael Rosen, an eminent poet will talk about Roald Dahl who is still the best children’s fiction writer , twelve years following his demise. Gill Lewis, author of Sky hawk will talk about White Dolphin, her new book. Tom Gates, who is the best children’s comedy writer and Liz Pichon, an illustrator and an author will also share their ideas with people present at the event. Anthony Horowitz, author of Alex Rider will talk about his life as a writer.