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Reading is Magic Festival: a planet to read on
September 29 – 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
9.15am: Rakaya Fetuga and Kay Michael (Letters to the Earth team) invite children to write their own Letters to the Earth
9.45am: A podcast with Cressida Cowell discussing the wild woodland setting of The Wizards of Once series
11am: A storytime event by Anna Wilson talking from the North Cornwall Book Festival about nature, magic and vampires
1.30pm: A talk about the protection of our planet by Dara McAnulty (Diary of a Young Naturalist) and ornithologist and Mya-Rose ‘Birdgirl’ Craig (founder of Black2Nature)
2pm: Waterstones Children’s Book Prize-winners Dapo Adeola and Nathan Bryon inspire children to Clean Up! like their young adventuring protagonist Rocket does when she visits her Grammy and Grampy’s tropical island home; followed by a live Q&A