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Franklin and Luna and the Book of Fairytales

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F5444BE2-DA83-40AD-943D-C87250C99BE6Pickled Pepper Books, London, N8 8PL

A magical interactive storytime and craft with author and illustrator duo Katie Harnett and Jen Campbell.

Today is Franklin’s birthday. He’s turning six hundred and six!
He thinks his friends have all forgotten... they haven’t sent him any gifts.

It's Franklin the dragon's birthday and the whole village is planning a surprise party. To make sure it remains a secret, Franklin's best friend Luna distracts him by taking him to the local bookshop. It's there that they discover a strange book of fairy tales with a sign that says 'DON'T OPEN!'. However, Luna's pet tortoise can't help but peer inside... and when he does, he disappears! Luna and Franklin dive inside the book to rescue him. On their quest they meet a host of fairy tale characters, not all of whom are friendly!

Will Luna and Franklin find Neil the tortoise and make it home in time for the party?

A magical interactive storytime and craft with author and illustrator duo Katie Harnett and Jen Campbell.

​Running Time – 45 mins plus signing

Age – 2-7 years

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328 ratings






What families are saying

March 2020

Really lovely weekend activity for my 8 month old, her and her buddies (also 8 months) were transfixed by the actresses! would defiently book again!

November 2019

Wonderful performers! We really enjoyed the Jazz Penguin show and the atmosphere in this lovely, friendly hidden gem.

August 2019

This was lovely, but really too advanced for a 3-month old. He had no idea what was going on and got very restless towards the end. It was also pretty pricey for a half-hour performance. I’d definitely go back when he’s a bit older, though!


Pickled Pepper Books

10 Middle Lane

London N8 8PL

Crouch Hill

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Activity Benefits

Develops language skills

Expands the imagination

Makes learning fun

Unleashes creativity

About the Organiser

Pickled Pepper Books
Kid's bookshop and storytelling space. We do parties, author events, creative writing and illustration classes, book groups and more!

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