Tuesday 13 July de 15:30 à 16:30
£5(4 autres options disponibles)
History, Mystery & Friendship: Katherine Woodfine, Lucy Ivison, Ella Risbridger – in conversation with Emma CarrollTuesday 13th July at 4.30pm
Join us online for a very special event with three brilliant children’s authors, Katherine Woodfine, Lucy Ivison and Ella Risbridger as they talk about their new books Taylor & Rose Secret Agents: Nightfall in New York, The House of Serendipity: Sequins and Secrets and The Secret Detectives.
In conversation with award winning children’s author Emma Carroll, these amazing authors will each discuss themes of history, mystery and friendship, and you’ll even get the change to put your own questions to these three astounding writers at the special event.
£5 General Admission
£10 with a copy of Taylor & Rose Secret Agents: Nightfall in New York
£10 with a copy of The House of Serendipity: Sequins and Secrets
£10 with a copy of The Secret Detectives
£27 with copies of Nightfall in New York, Sequins and Secrets and The Secret Detectives
Katherine Woodfine is a true champion of children’s literature. Until 2015 she was Arts Project Manager for Booktrust, where she project-managed the Children's Laureateship and YALC, the UK’s first Young Adult Literature Convention, curated by Malorie Blackman. She was part of the founding team at Down the Rabbit Hole, a monthly show for Resonance FM discussing children’s literature. Katherine is the author of The Sinclair’s Mysteries and Taylor & Rose Secret Agent series.
Lucy Ivison co-wrote YA novels Lobsters, Never Evers and Freshers while working as the librarian at a central London girls' school. The House of Serendipity is her first series as a solo author and for younger readers, putting her experience with tween girls to good use by focusing on what she knows they love: fashion, adventure and friendship.
Ella Risbridger is a writer from London. Her debut, Midnight Chicken (& Other Recipes Worth Living For), won praise from Nigella Lawson, Nigel Slater and Diana Henry. It was named a Book of The Year 2019 by half a dozen publications, including The Times, The Daily Mail, and The Observer. Ella is also the editor of the anthology Set Me on Fire: A Poem for Every Feeling. She’s written for The Guardian, The Observer, Prospect and Grazia. For three years she had a column at The Pool and a beauty column in The i. The Secret Detectives is her debut children’s book.
Emma Carroll was once told by poet Ted Hughes her writing was 'dangerous', so it took twenty years of English teaching and a life-changing cancer diagnosis for Emma to feel brave enough to give her dream of being an author a try. Emma is the bestselling author of many books for children including, Letters from the Lighthouse, The Somerset Tsunami, and Secrets of a Sun King. She has been nominated and the winner of numerous national, regional and schools’ awards - including the Books Are My Bag Readers' Award, Branford Boase, CILIP Carnegie Medal, Young Quills, Teach Primary and the Waterstones Book Prize. Her next book, The Week at World's End is out September 2021.
Please note that the Ticket & Book option for this event requires a UK postal address. Please do not select this option if you do not have a valid UK postal address as you will not receive the book and may still be charged. Books will be posted after the event and so will arrive a few days later.
This event is on Zoom. Please make sure you have Zoom installed and up to date on the device of your choice.