Online festival for children and families
The North Cornwall Book Festival is delighted to announce that it has joined forces with Bath Children’s Literature Festival and a host of other festivals in the UK and North America to create the Reading is Magic online festival for schools and families, scheduled to take place this autumn. Spearheaded by Bath, the Reading is Magic Festival is a free national and international platform to celebrate and promote the value of reading and books. Today the festival organisers are revealing the full line-up for the autumn event. The line-up is headed by Cressida Cowell, How to Train Your Dragon and The Wizards of Once creator and current Waterstones’ Children’s Laureate.
The North Cornwall Book Festival has collaborated with celebrated children’s author Anna Wilson, who lives near Penzance, to create a special storytime event for the online festival, which will see Anna talk about nature, magic and vampires! The event will be shown on 29 September at 11am.