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Come and see... Andy Stanton, David Solomons, Chris Haughton, Mike Dilger, Rob Biddulph, Huw Aaron, Mair Tomos Williams, Jenny Nimmo ...and many more!

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Hi everyone! Welcome to Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival 2017. After celebrating Dahl’s splendiferous City of the Unexpected last year, Cardiff is looking forward to even more book-tastic fun. This year’s festival will once again run across two jam-packed weekends from 25 March – 2 April; authors and illustrators will be making their words and pictures come to life at venues across the city centre with amazing tales and performances featuring a cast of wonderful characters. The festival is ideal for all those who love children’s books and will welcome Roald Dahl Funny Prize winner Andy Stanton, festival favourite David Solomons, Hugless Douglas creator David Melling, picture book author and illustrators Chris Haughton, Rob Biddulph, BBC’s Mike Dilger, Clara Vulliamy, Huw Aaron, Anni Llŷn (Welsh Children's Poet Laureate), Manon Steffan Ros and celebrated local author Jenny Nimmo, to name but a few. Monkey, Pelican, Hyena, Raccoon and Lion The Lit Fest Crew

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FREE School Sessions Calling All Teachers! FREE School Sessions Mon 27 – Fri 31 March

During these days an amazing programme of highproďŹ le authors, illustrators and poets have been bought together to offer a series of free events to school children at a number of city centre venues. Combining education, fun and literature these sessions are not to be missed. Guests include A.F Harold, Chris & Andrew Judge, Tom Nicoll, Chris Haughton, and the Stomp Fach poets! Teachers, for more information on how to book visit www.cardiff-events.com or call TicketlineUK on 029 20 230 130

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Sat 25 March

Central Library 10.00am 2+ Bilingual

£4

Atebol presents an Interactive Story Session….with dinosaurs! Actress Ffion Wyn Bowen presents Atebol’s brand new bilingual board book; ‘Deinosiapiau’/ ‘Dinoshapes’, for younger children. Children will learn about all kinds of shapes, before creating their own shapes with their own bodies! At the end of the session, families will be invited to create their favourite shapes in a fingerprinting art workshop. This workshop is especially suitable for families who want to learn Welsh with their children.

! Cardiff Story, Learning Suite 10 - 11.30am (90 mins) 8+ Welsh £4

Story writing workshop Join the award-winning writer, Alun Saunders, for an afternoon of story writing. Explore your imagination as Alun guides you to write your own story, full of twists and turns and draw the bravest hero and the evilest villain. What will happen to your character and what adventures will they face?

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Sat 25 March Maz’s Mythological Mayhem: the Who Let the Gods Out? show Author Maz Evans presents a fun-filled family fiasco as she uses the world of her hilarious novel Who Let the Gods Out? to introduce Greek Mythology – as you’ve never seen it before. City Hall, Ferrier Hall Packed with giggles and games, this 10.00am presentation features Maz’s quest to find 7+ the King or Queen of the Gods from her English audience members. Do you have the brains to become Athene? The chit-chat to become Hermes? Or the leadership skills to become Zeus? And … are you prepared to face the toughest challenge known to immortal kind: Maz’s Mythological Mallet? Led by the founder of creative writing programme Story Stew, the Who Let the Gods Out? show is entertaining and educational – look no further for an epic dose of mythological mayhem for all the family. Supported by Chicken House

Words and Pictures with Nick Sharratt

Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff 10.00am 5+ £4 English

Nick Sharratt talks all about his first illustrated chapter book, The Cat and the King, as well as his other brilliant picture books. Nick's illustrations are instantly recognisable - he's famously illustrated all of Jacqueline Wilson's books, among many others. With live drawing and the chance to ask Nick questions about being a bestselling author and illustrator! Supported by Scholastic Children’s Books

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Sat 25 March The Bus Stop at the End of the World with Dan Anthony Dan Anthony first wrote for children on CBBC’s Tracy Beaker show. Since then his Rugby Zombie and Steve’s Dreams series of books have Departing from The Old Library become firm favourites with young readers 10.00am throughout the country. Dan’s outdoor writing 7+ events are a regular part of the festival and this £4 English year he takes young readers to a bus stop. At the Bus Stop at the End of the World, Wales’ scariest bus stop, the creatures who step off the bus defy description. Or do they? Find out more about Dan’s new book, The Bus Stop at the End of the World, and explore the bus stops of your imagination. The Bus Stop at the End of the World is published by Gomer Press

Counting with Tiny Cat with Viviane Schwarz Join picture book creator Viviane Schwarz on a journey through the imagination as you have lots of counting fun with Viviane’s new book, Counting with Tiny Cat. Search for hidden treasure in How to Find Gold and discover dogs in Is There a Dog in This Book? With storytime and crafts, this is the perfect session for little adventurers.

Cardiff Central Library 12.00, 3.00pm 5+ £4 English

Supported by Walker Books

Under 12s must be accompanied by a paying adult to all events

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Sat 25 March

Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff 12.00pm 7+ £4 English

You’re A Bad Man, Mr Gum! with Andy Stanton Mr Gum is a complete horror who hates children, animals and fun, not to mention corn on the cob. This book is about him, an angry fairy who lives in his bathtub, Jake the dog and a little girl called Polly. PLUS there are heroes and sweets and adventures and EVERYTHING. You’re a Bad Man, Mr Gum! is the first hilarious book in the internationally bestselling series by Andy Stanton, winning the Blue Peter Book Award (twice) and the Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Join Andy to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Mr Gum’s first publication. Supported by Egmont Publishing

Bardd Plant Cymru A fun filled workshop with Anni Llŷn, Bardd Plant Cymru. Anni will create hilarious rhymes through action packed activities and we can guarantee that there will be heaps of laughter and awesome rhyming.

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City Ha ll, Ferrie r Hall 12.00p m 8+ Welsh

£4

Under 12s must be accompanied by a paying adult to all events


Sat 25 March Hugless Douglas is back! with David Melling David Melling’s Hugless Douglas books have sold over a million copies and been published in 26 languages. Here, one of the UK’s best-loved authorillustrators returns with the seventh humorous adventure in the series. Douglas is sure that food without honey just can’t be yummy. But will he be proved wrong? The perfect event for fussy eaters and budding bakers everywhere!

Reardo nS Nationa mith Theatre, l Museu m Card 2.00p iff m 4+ English

£4

Supported by Hodder Children’s Books

Adventures through the Fairy Door with Laura Sheldon When Sophie moves her teddies, she finds a magical fairy door in the skirting board. Bella the fairy flies in and takes her to fairyland on an exciting journey – with the help of some fairy dust! First in the new Adventures through the Fairy Door series in partnership with Fairydoorz. Join primary school teacher and author Laura Sheldon in a magical, interactive event full of stories and songs where children can make fairy wands and search for hidden fairy doors.

Cardiff Story, Learning Suite 2.00pm 4+ £4 English

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Sat 25 March Wildlife in Your Garden with Mike Dilger

City Hall, Ferrier Hall 2.00pm 7+ English

£4

Mike Dilger is a popular wildlife presenter best known for his work on BBC’s The One Show and Inside Out. Join him to discover the amazing wildlife you can find on your own doorstep. Hear Mike’s top tips for encouraging and looking after all of the creatures in your back garden, and find out about their weird and wonderful habits. Supported by Bloomsbury Children’s

City Hall, Ferrier Hall 4.00pm 9+ English

£4

The Witching Hour with Robin Jarvis Author of the bestselling The Whitby Witches series, Robin Jarvis returns with The Power of Dark, an enthralling tale of magic and horror in which the last of the Whitby witches fears evil forces are at work to revive an ancient curse. Join Robin for a spooky witching hour and meet the evil witch Scaur Annie from The Power of Dark. Supported by Egmont Publishing

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Sun 26 March Hubble Bubble Granny Trouble with Joe Berger

Old Library Gallery 10:00am 5+ English

£4

There’s ALWAYS trouble when Granny’s about! Maybe because she’s a – whisper it! – Witch. Shopping, school, tea-time – NOTHING’s boring when Granny’s about. Join Joe Berger for a bewitching session of storytelling and drawing. Magic! Supported by Nosy Crow

City Hall, Ferrier Hall 10:00am 4+ English

£4

I Am Bear with Ben Bailey Smith and Sav Akyuz Meet Bear. You may notice, he is bare. He’s not wearing anything! See this brand new, hilarious picture book brought to life by the creators, Ben Bailey Smith (actor, comedian and rapper Doc Brown) and illustrator Sav Akyuz as they keep young mischief-makers entertained with the cheeky trickster Bear. ‘Fun, smart and different… I love this bear’ – Ricky Gervais. Supported by Walker Books

Under 12s must be accompanied by a paying adult to all events

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Sun 26 March Rose Campion and The Stolen Secret with Lyn Gardner Rose Campion and the Stolen Secret by Lyn Gardner is a gripping tale set in the glitzy world of the Victorian music hall. Join the Guardian theatre critic and author of the best-selling Olivia series as she introduces you to her Cardiff Castle Undercroft new series, full of mystery, murder and 11:00am mayhem! Bring your magnifying glasses... 9+ English

Supported by Nosy Crow

Barti Ddu A brand new show from In Character bringing Barti Ddu, the most successful pirate ever back to life in a gutsy, exciting and informative one man show. Hear tales of dangerous sea voyages, blood-thirsty pirates and exotic islands. Did we mention that Barti Ddu was a Welsh speaking Welshman?! ery ary Gall Old Libr m 12.00p 6+ Welsh

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Sun 26 March Tiger Tiger Papercrafting with Jonny Lambert

Cardiff Story, Learning Suite 12.00 & 4.00pm 5+ English £4

Author, illustrator and paper engineer Jonny Lambert wants to show you how he creates his amazing animals. Join Jonny as he talks about the inspiration behind his latest book, Tiger Tiger, and guides us through the art of illustration and storytelling. Tiger Tiger is a touching celebration of the light and colour that little ones can bring to the world. Featuring an array of fascinating jungle animals and an adorably excitable Cub, this heart-warming story is perfect for children who love to play! Supported by Little Tiger Press

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Beetle Mania with M.G. Leonard & Dr Sarah Beynon £4

Did you know the rhinoceros beetle can lift over 800 times its own body weight? That stag beetles only come above ground for a few weeks a year? And that the bombardier beetle can shoot acid out of its own bottom? Find out about these awesome beetles and more in a bug-tastic event with M.G. Leonard, author of the bestselling Beetle Boy and its sequel Beetle Queen. Joined by beetle expert Dr Sarah Beynon from West Wales’ The Bug Farm, this promises to be an hour packed full with fun, facts and – of course – lots of beetles! Supported by Chicken House

Under 12s must be accompanied by a paying adult to all events

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Sun 26 March Grace-Ella: Spells for Beginners with Sharon Marie Jones On the ninth day of the ninth month of her ninth year, Grace-Ella finds out that she is a witch and can start learning magic with the Witches’ Council. Grace-Ella has never been good at school – can she learn to be a good witch and protect Cardiff Castle U ndercro her friends from the school bully? Grace-Ella 1.00pm ft is the first book in a magical, funny 6+ adventure series about friendship and English being true to yourself. Join author Sharon £4 Marie Jones for stories and making magic potions and spells.

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Lyttle Lies with Joe Berger £4

Meet Sam Lyttle. Sam is a habitual liar, he would rather skirt the truth (and avoid trouble) than be completely honest. However, he soon finds out that in trying to avoid trouble, not telling the truth gets him in to all sorts of scrapes! Join author and cartoonist Joe Berger as he introduces The Pudding Problem, the first book in his hilarious new series, Lyttle Lies. In this handson, interactive workshop Joe will guide you in creating stories of your own, and he will teach you how to make your own comics, to be taken home after the event. Perfect for all budding young writers, illustrators and cartoon enthusiasts, there will be plenty of time to ask Joe questions – and lots of laughs and jokes! Supported by Simon & Schuster

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Sun 26 March Little Owl's Story and Crafts with Alison Brown Mummy Owl has laid an egg, and Little Owl is NOT very pleased at the arrival of a new Little Owl. But what if there's something exciting inside the egg, like a worm or a crocodile - or even a dragon! Alison Brown is the illustrator of many much-loved picture books, including I Love You Night and Day and Snow Bear. Join her to hear the story and take part in some egg-cellent crafty fun!

Cardiff Story, Learning Suite 2.00pm 4+ £4 English

Family quiz Join Siân Lewis as she uses her recent published books, Pethau Mawr Pwysig and Atlas Lluniau Mawr to test your knowledge. Who will come out on top, the children or the adults?!

? City Hall, Ferrier Hall 2.00pm 5+ Welsh

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Sun 26 March

Cardiff Castle Undercroft 3.00pm 7+ English £4

Draw Your Own Adventure with Chris & Andrew Judge Author/illustrator duo Chris and Andrew Judge present an interactive live drawing event based on their books Create Your Own Alien Adventure, Create Your Own Spy Mission and Create Your Own Superhero Saga, where you draw the story’s end. What will you draw? Supported by Scholastic Children’s Books

Doing the Animal Bop Join Nia and Carys for a boptastic session as you sing, dance, imitate and hear tales and stories of various animals inspired by Delyth George’s Dawns yr Anifeiliaid. What kind of animal will you become?!

Old Library Gallery 4.00pm 2+ Welsh

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£4

All sessions last 1 hour unless otherwise stated. To avoid disappointment please allow adequate travel time between sessions.


City Ha ll, Room D 7.00p m Adults & Children 15+ English

Tues 28 March

£4

Writing for Children with Horatio Clare and Julia Eccleshare

Calling all budding children’s authors! Join us for our annual session offering invaluable insider advice on how to write, and getting your work published. Chaired by author and broadcaster Phil Carradice, this year we are joined by multi-award winning author, journalist and radio producer Horatio Clare, and writer, critic, broadcaster and Director of Hay Children’s Festival, Julia Eccleshare, MBE. They will be sharing their experience, answering questions and giving top tips on creating the best stories and getting published. Julia Eccleshare is the former Children’s Books Editor of the Guardian and the editor of 1001 Children’s Books to Read Before you Grow Up among many others. She is also chair of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and founder and chair of the Branford Boase first novel prize. As well as her MBE in 2014, she has been awarded the Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to children’s books.

Sat 1 April Huw Aaron

Old Library Gallery 10.00am 6+ Bilingual

£4

Huw Aaron is a bonkers comic writer and he wants a room full of bonkers kids to spend an hour and a half with him making silly cartoons, funny characters and awful jokes. Are you bonkers enough?!

Under 12s must be accompanied by a paying adult to all events

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Sat 1 April

Cardiff Castle Undercroft 10.00am 7+ English £4

Mystery & Intrigue with Clara Vulliamy Calling fans of mystery and intrigue! Join Clara Vulliamy, creator of the Dotty Detective series. Clara’s characters Dotti, Beans and McClusky the dog, love solving cases and unravelling mysteries together – find out what’s next up in their casebook. Supported by Harper Collins Children’s Books

Cardiff Story, Learning Suite 11.00am 6+ English £4

Dragons! with Shoo Rayner What would you do if you were given a real, live, fire-breathing dragon? And what if your mortal enemy had one too? Dragon Red is the final, thrilling book in Shoo Rayner’s Dragon trilogy. Come and hear him bring this modern day tale of myth and magic to life.

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Under 12s must be accompanied by a paying adult to all events


Sat 1 April Goodnight Everyone with Chris Haughton Join Chris Haughton, the acclaimed picture book creator of A Bit Lost, Oh No George!, Shh! We Have a Plan and most recently Goodnight Everyone for an action packed interactive family event. Full of stories, fun trailers, and clever props, dancing and drawing games, children and adults alike will delight in meeting a cast of quirky characters! Supported by Walker Books

City Hall, Ferrier Hall 11.00am 3+ English

£4

A Celebration of Imagination with Yasmeen Ismail Join award winning author and illustrator Yasmeen Ismail, for an event that celebrates imagination! Hear her read her latest book Nothing! and come ready to get cutting, sticking, collaging and colouring with some fun craft activities. Supported by Bloomsbury Children’s Books

Cardiff Central Library 12.00 & 3.00pm 4+ English £4

All sessions last 1 hour unless otherwise stated. To avoid disappointment please allow adequate travel time between sessions.

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Sat 1 April

Cardiff Castle Undercroft 12.00pm 8+ English £4

Jenny Nimmo Join acclaimed author Jenny Nimmo to hear how traditional Welsh myths, the dramatic landscape of Wales and the mischief and humour of present day Wales have informed and inspired her magical stories. From the Smarties Grand Prix and the Tir na n-Og, Award winning Modern Classic, The Snow Spider to her fantastical school adventure, The Charlie Bone series. Supported by Egmont Publishing

A Dragon ate my melting ice-cubes with Mike Church (A workshop to explore and excite readers, writers and everyone else)

Cardiff Central Library 12.00-1.30pm (90 mins) 7+ English £4

Develop your own writing with half a beginning, two middles and a jam sandwich at the end. Bring your very own imagination to bear upon the seven basic story plots and plant your rusty rain clouds in raspberry ripple. This is a workshop to remember and a workshop to upset, throw in a cheap magic carpet and fly past the seven seas until you reach the place where you first started. Come on you know you want to..... let's write till we can't feel the point of our fingers.

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All sessions last 1 hour unless otherwise stated. To avoid disappointment please allow adequate travel time between sessions.


Sat 1 April Superheros and Alien Overlords, with David Solomons

City Hall, Ferrier Hall 1.00pm 9+ English

£4

Superhero brothers! Alien overlords! Welcome to the whacky world of Luke – a comic-mad 11 year old who’s just an ordinary guy. Who just happens to have a superhero as a brother. And an alien overlord as a gym teacher. As you do...join award-winning author and screenwriter David Solomons as he explains all. Supported by Nosy Crow

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£4

Build a character Author Manon Steffan Ros will read from her new novel Pluen (Y Lolfa). She will also use her characters as models to help you build their own character profiles. Manon is a prolific Welsh author of children’s novels and have won the Tir na n-Og award twice.

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Sat 1 April Mango & Bambang: Superstar Tapir with Clara Vulliamy and Polly Faber Join the creators of Mango & Bambang for this interactive session. As Clara draws, Polly reads the enchanting story of a little girl called Mango and her pet Tapir Bambang. They will also introduce you to Gunther, a tiny but troublesome baby Tapir. You’ll have the chance to draw your own friend for Cardiff Castle Undercroft Bambang as well as enjoy music 2.00pm and flamenco dancing! 5+ English

Supported by Walker Books

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Bilingual street art party A legendary bilingual party for all! Join rapper Rufus Mufasa and cartoonist Siôn Tomos Owen and illustrator Phil Morgan for an afternoon of rapping, laughing, drawing and creating. A bilingual session so all are welcomed!

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All sessions last 1 hour unless otherwise stated. To avoid disappointment please allow adequate travel time between sessions.


Sat 1 April Get Muddy with Emer Stamp

Cardiff Castle Undercroft 4.00pm 8+ £4 English

Embark on a muddy mission with authorillustrator Emer Stamp as she introduces Pig's latest adventure. When Cow gets kidnapped, Pig must team up with Duck to help save her. But will they make it back to the Farm? The Seriously Extraordinary Diary of Pig will have you oinking with laughter! Come and meet Emer and join in the fun. Supported by Scholastic Children’s Books

Sun 2 April Let’s Go to Nursery! With Caryl Hart Bee and Billy. Billy and Bee See what they can do They're so tumbly, wibbly, jumbly Can you do it too? g Suite , Learnin y r o t S f Cardif pm & 2.00 m a 0 10.0 £4 2+ English

Meet Caryl Hart, author of the brand new first-experiences series about Billy and Bee and find out what they get up to at Nursery. Story time and songs for pre-schoolers. Supported by Walker Books

Under 12s must be accompanied by a paying adult to all events

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Sun 2 April

Cardiff Castle U ndercro 10.00a ft m 8+ Welsh

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Welsh Legends Giants, fairies and witches; Wales is full of them, and Mair Tomos Ifans is the expert at finding them and sharing their stories! Wales is a country full of magic and with the help of her harp Mair will open the door and welcome the weird and wonderful creatures of Wales to Cardiff Children’s Lit Fest.

CAA Cymru’s exciting adventures

Old Library Gallery 12.00pm 3+ Bilingual

£4

Join CAA Cymru and surprise guests for our sensational story-time session! Step into the wonderful world of colourful characters from the 'All Eyes and Ears' series – such as superhero Dewi Dewr, Sali and her super space hopper, Cledwyn the pirate, and Myfanwy the campervan – as they embark on each of their adventures. The books are available in both Welsh and English – perfect for children and parents who want to read in Welsh together (useful Welsh vocabulary and bilingual activities are available to accompany the books). Come along for a fun-filled session for all the family!

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Sun 2 April The Stone of Kuromori with Jason Rohan

Cardiff Castle Undercroft 12.00pm 9+ £4 English

Join Jason Rohan, author of the action packed Kuromori series, as he brings modern Japan to life. Try your hand at ordering food in a Japanese restaurant, learn about the mythical demons that haunt Japanese folk lore and battle it out in the Malteser-Chopsticks Challenge! Supported by Egmont Publishing

Star Wars Reads Join Cavan Scott and Tom Huddleston, authors of Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space series, which features this year’s bestselling World Book Day book. Learn all about the brand new Star Wars characters that feature in the series and then test your knowledge with a fun quiz about all things Star Wars! Costumes welcome. Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff 1.00pm 7+ English £4

Under 12s must be accompanied by a paying adult to all events

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Sun 2 April Words & Pictures with Rob Biddulph By day Rob is the award-winning art director of the Observer Magazine. By night he makes up silly stories for his three daughters, and draws pictures to go with them. He lives and works in London, and his first book was the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize-winning Blown Away, starring Penguin Blue. Come and hear about his latest books, Odd Dog Out, and Sunk! Supported by Harper Collins Children’s Books

Cardiff Castle U ndercro 2.00p ft m 4+ English

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Gaslight: Explore the dark side of Victorian Cardiff with Eloise Williams Set in Cardiff in 1899, Gaslight is a nonstop historical adventure with thrilling action, mystery and an irresistible heroine. Nansi is looking for her mother who has gone missing and her search takes her into the theatres and docks of Victorian Cardiff. Join actress and author Eloise Williams who will introduce you to the dark side of Victorian Cardiff in this fun and interactive event, which will appeal to fans of Hetty Feather and A Clockwork Sparrow.

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Old Library Gallery 2.00pm 9+ English

£4

Under 12s must be accompanied by a paying adult to all events


Sun 2 April Forever Geek with Holly Smale

Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff 3.00pm 10+ English £4

Find out what the future holds for Harriet Manners and if she gets a happy ending when Holly Smale comes to our festival! Holly will talk about Forever Geek, the final book in her bestselling and award-winning Geek Girl series. Supported by Harper Collins Children’s Books

Boo-a-bog in the Park with Lucy and Rhodri Owen Join Lucy and Rhodri Owen for a bilingual storytelling session. A familiar face on BBC Wales, Lucy presents the BBC Wales News and popular consumer show, X-Ray while husband Rhodri is also a broadcaster and presents S4C’s Heno. Lucy’s first book Boo-a-bog in the Park is a beautiful, reassuring, rhyming story about a little boy called Tom who finds it difficult to make new friends. Rhodri Owen is the author of the Welsh adaptation, Bw-a-bog yn y Parc. All royalties from the sale of the books will be donated to Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital Charity.

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At a glance... Sat 25 March

To avoid disappointment, please allow 30 minutes travel time between sessions.

Time Venue

Event

£ Age

Interactive Story Session….with dinosaurs!

10am

Central Library

£4

4+

Story writing workshop

10am

Cardiff Story Learning Suite

£4

8+

Maz’s Mythological Mayhem: the Who Let the Gods Out? show

10am

City Hall, Ferrier Hall

£4

7+

Words and Pictures with Nick Sharratt

10am

Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff

£4

5+

The Bus Stop at the End of the World

10am

Deaparting from Old Library

£4

7+

Counting with Tiny Cat with Viviane Schwarz

12pm

Cardiff Central Library

£4

5+

You’re A Bad Man, Mr Gum!

12pm

Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff

£4

7+

Bardd Plant Cymru

12pm

City Hall, Ferrier Hall

£4

8+

Hugless Douglas is back!

2pm

Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff

£4

4+

Adventures through the Fairy Door

2pm

Cardiff Story Learning Suite

£4

4+

Wildlife in Your Garden with Mike Dilger

2pm

City Hall, Ferrier Hall

£4

7+

Counting with Tiny Cat with Viviane Schwarz

3pm

Cardiff Central Library

£4

9+

The Witching Hour with Robin Jarvis

4pm

City Hall, Ferrier Hall

£4

9+

Hubble Bubble Granny Trouble with Joe Berger

10am

Old Library Gallery

£4

5+

I Am Bear with Ben Bailey Smith and Sav Akyuz

10am

City Hall, Ferrier Hall

£4

4+

RoseCampionandTheStolenSecretwithLynGardner

11am

Cardiff Castle Undercroft

£4

9+

Barti Ddu

12pm

Old Library Gallery

£4

6+

Tiger Tiger Papercrafting with Jonny Lambert

12pm

Cardiff Story, Learning Suite

£4

5+

Beetle Mania with M.G. Leonard & Dr Sarah Beynon

12pm

City Hall, Ferrier Hall

£4

8+

Grace-Ella: Spells for Beginners

1pm

Cardiff Castle Undercroft

£4

6+

Lyttle Lies with Joe Berger

2pm

Old Library Gallery

£4

8+

Little Owl's Story and Crafts with Alison Brown

2pm

Cardiff Story, Learning Suite

£4

4+

Family quiz

2pm

City Hall, Ferrier Hall

£4

5+

Draw Your Own Adventure with Chris & Andrew Judge

3pm

Cardiff Castle Undercroft

£4

7+

Tiger Tiger Papercrafting with Jonny Lambert

4pm

Cardiff Story, Learning Suite

£4

5+

4pm

Old Library Gallery

£4

2+

Sun 26 March

Doing the Animal Bop

English admit

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Welsh

Bilingual

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To book your tickets now call 02920 230 130


Tues 28 March Event

To avoid disappointment, please allow 30 minutes travel time between sessions.

Time Venue

£ Age

City Hall, Room D

Writing for Children with Horatio Clare and Julia Eccleshare

15+

Sat 1 April Huw Aaron

10am

Old Library Gallery

£4

6+

Mystery & Intrigue with Clara Vulliamy

10am

Cardiff Castle Undercroft

£4

7+

Dragons! with Shoo Raynor

11am

Cardiff Story Learning Suite

£4

6+

Goodnight Everyone with Chris Haughton

11am

City Hall, Ferrier Hall

£4

3+

A Celebration of Imagination with Yasmeen Ismail

12pm

Central Library

£4

4+

Jenny Nimmo

12pm

Cardiff Castle Undercroft

£4

8+

A Dragon ate my melting ice-cubes

12pm

Central Library

£4

7+

Superheroes and Alien Overlords, with David Solomons

1pm

City Hall, Ferrier Hall

£4

9+

Build a character

1pm

Cardiff Story Learning Suite

£4

8+

Mango & Bambang: Superstar Tapir with Clara Vulliamy and Polly Faber

2pm

Cardiff Castle Undercroft

£4

5+

A Celebration of Imagination with Yasmeen Ismail Bilingual street art

3pm

Central Library

£4

4+

3pm

City Hall, Ferrier Hall

£4

8+

Get Muddy with Emer Stamp

4pm

Cardiff Castle Undercroft

£4

8+

Let’s Go to Nursery! With Caryl Hart

10am

Cardiff Story Learning Suite

£4

2+

Welsh Legends

10am

Cardiff Castle Undercroft

£4

8+

CAA Cymru’s exciting adventures

12pm

Old Library Gallery

£4

3+

The Stone of Kuromori, with Jason Rohan

12pm

Cardiff Castle Undercroft

£4

9+

Star Wars Reads

1pm

Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff £4

7+

Let’s Go to Nursery! With Caryl Hart

2pm

Cardiff Story Learning Suite

£4

2+

Words & Pictures with Rob Biddulph

2pm

Cardiff Castle Undercroft

£4

4+

Sun 2 April

Gaslight: Explore the dark side of Victorian Cardiff

2pm

Old Library Gallery

£4

9+

Forever Geek with Holly Smale

3pm

Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff £4

10+

Boo-a-bog in the Park with Lucy and Rhodri Owen

4pm

Old Library Gallery

£4

4+

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Tickets are limited, so book in advance to avoid disappointment online Any remaining tickets will be available from the venue on the day; cash

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1 1. National Museum Cardiff Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Caerdydd

2 City Hall 2. Neuadd y Ddinas

3 Cardiff Castle 3. Castell Caerdydd

4 The Cardiff Story 4. Stori Caerdydd

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Cardiff Central Library Llyfrgell Ganolog Caerdydd

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John Lewis Free Drop in Craft Session All Day - 25 s th & 26th M arch, 1st & 2 nd April Cardiff Story Crefft – Ses iynau Galw Heibio Am D Drwy’r dydd dim - 25 a 26 M awrth – 1 a 2 E brill Stori Caerdyd d

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Cardiff Children's Lit Fest 2017