Bath Children’s Literature Festival

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Europe’s largest dedicated children’s literature festival is back in Bath from 28 September to 7 October. Opening this year’s 10-day festival is the amazing Waterstones Children’s Laureate, author and illustrator of the hugely popular Charlie and Lola series, Lauren Child, and also among the line-up is David Walliams, best known for Mr. Stink, Gangsta Granny, Billionaire Boy, The Boy In The Dress and many other celebrated books. One of the most highly-acclaimed authors of the world, Philip Pullman will be telling audiences what it takes to be a successful children’s author and Horrible Histories celebrate their 25th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion, author Terry Deary is making a special appearance, with illustrator and festival regular, Martin Brown. This year’s festival includes a plethora of authors, illustrators, comedy heroes, celebrities, radio stars and fantastic storytellers and you can see the full programme or download the brochure via the website.