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1 March: David Fickling Books launches THE NEW NEIGHBOURS!

1 May: Scholastic launches the sequel to Dinosaur Police: DINOSAUR FIREFIGHTERS!

Sat, 2 June: Hay-on-Wye, Hay Lit Fest, 10am, website, book tickets here!
12 – 2pm, Join me at the Illustration Hotdesk in the Make and Take Tent! We’ll be designing a town full of animals and I’ll need your help.

Sun, 3 June: Fairford, Gloucestershire, Fairford Festival of Fiction, 3:30, main stage. Details on their website

Tues, 19 June: Twineham school visit

23 June (Sat), Hull: The Big Malarkey Festival, picture book event in the Big Top from 3 – 3.45pm, details coming soon!

28-29 July: Cornwall, Port Eliot Festival

13-14 Aug: Edinburgh International Book Festival, details coming soon

1 Sept: Reeve & McIntyre and Oxford University Press launch the first in the Roly-Poly Flying Pony series: THE LEGEND OF KEVIN!

9 Sept: Gardners Trade Show

19-21 Sept: YLG/SLA Conference

30 Sept-1 Oct: Bath Children’s Book Fest, details coming soon

4-7 Oct: Sardinia, Tuttestorie festival, details coming soon

12-14 Oct: Northern Ireland events, details coming soon

20-21 Oct: Exeter Extreme festival, details coming soon

25-29 Oct: Yeovil Festival, details coming soon

7-8 Nov: Liverpool Readathon with Read For Good UK


11-15 Feb: Istanbul international school visit

7 March: World Book Day picture book events, organised by Pea Green Boat Books

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