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Craft Event & Author Talk

  • 9 April 2024
  • 10:3012:00
  • Free
  • Ages 8 – 11 years

Description

A FREE and magical morning of craft and creativity with local children's author Amy Sparkes; a bookmark making activity followed by a talk and Q&A.

Amy is the author of the fantastically popular "House at the Edge of Magic" series, with the latest - and final installment - coming out in April! The series of 4 books aimed at 8-11 year-old's follows an plucky pickpocket called Nine, who finds herself flung into a world of fantasy and adventure.

In the first half of this event you'll have the chance to create your own magical bookmark. The best bookmark will win signed copies of all 4 books in the series, plus vouchers from local independent, eco-friendly bookseller Postscript Books for two runners-up. In the second half you'll have a chance to hear Amy talk about writing, world building and more, with an opportunity to ask some questions.

Amy Sparkes been shortlisted for several book awards, including the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the BookTrust Best Book Awards for Do Not Enter the Monster Zoo. She runs author events for children, writing workshops for aspiring children's writers, produces the Writing for Children pages for bestselling Writing Magazine and writes short stories for Aquila magazine. She co-founded the Writing Magazine Picture Book Prize for aspiring picture book authors.

Location

  • Castle Street
  • Exeter
  • Devon
  • EX4
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  • Exeter Central (0.18 miles)
    • National Rail line National Rail
  • St James Park (Devon) (0.5 miles)
    • National Rail line National Rail
  • Exeter St Davids (0.66 miles)
    • National Rail line National Rail

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