ROLL UP! ROLL UP! see the Wild Boy - Children's author Rob Lloyd Jones at Rye Books!
Sunday 27th July 2.00pm at Rye Books - Children's Author Rob Lloyd Jones will be reading from the brilliant 'Wild Boy'
A boy covered in hair, raised as a monster, condemned to life in a travelling freak show. A boy with an extraordinary power of observation and detection. A boy accused of murder; on the run; hungry for the truth…enter the world of Wild Boy.
We are big fans of this book set in Southwark no less! And there is a rumour that Rob maybe be reading from the recently released sequel 'Wild Boy & The Black Terror'
Ladies and Gentlemen, take your seats. The show is about to begin…
For ages 8–12 and of course grown-ups.
FREE EVENT please RSVP so we get an idea of numbers! Thank you
At Rye Books (date TBC)
Shackleton's Journey by William Grill
Slideshow & reading
To celebrate Ernest Shackleton’s departure on “Endurance” across the Antarctic, star illustrator William Grill brings us a detailed visual narrative of this extraordinary and historical expedition.
Grill’s beautiful use of coloured pencils and vibrant hues place him somewhere on the artistic spectrum between Raymond Briggs and David Hockney, and his fastidious cataloguing of every single detail of the expedition is nothing short of a Blackstock collection.
Grill evokes the atmosphere and intrepid excitement that would have surrounded the expedition with his impeccably researched and detailed drawings. Children will love examining the exploded diagrams of the peculiar provision taken or the individual drawings of the sled dogs or pack horses.
This book takes the academic and historical information surrounding the expedition and re-interprets it for a younger audience in a way that will capture their imaginations. For ages 7-11 and everybody else!
We are pleased to announce the winners of our first Funny Money competition!
Tom Ball / Age 3
Ella salim / Age 12
Polly Maclean / Grown up
You have each won a £25 pound book voucher!
We will endeavour to get in contact with you but please don't hesitate to contact us!
The wining entries were picked by local artist Humphrey Ocean.
Don't worry if you didn't manage to enter this time, our second competition is already under way!
You have until April 25th to create your coin!
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