Children's Literature Festival line-up announced
The Children's Literature Festival has announced a raft of children's authors and TV personalities who will be in attendance at this year's event, safeconcerts.com reports.
The festival, which takes place as part of the larger Wychwood Festival, welcomes families to meet prominent figures in children's literature; as well as a few familiar faces from the world of television.
This year will see award-winning author Philip 'Beardy' Ardagh and CBeebies' 'Nina and the Neurons' in attendance, as well as the illustrator for the 'Horrible Science' series Tony de Saulles. The creator of 'Harry and the Dinosaurs', Ian Whybrow, will also appear.
Previously the festival announced music sets from James, the Saw Doctors and Bellowhead.
Waterstones is curating the camping event, which will not only see readings take place, but illustrating classes, poetry recitals and descriptions from authors of how they create the works they do on offer.
A Waterstones spokesperson spoke to outandaboutlive.co.uk about the line-up. They stated: "Waterstones is delighted to be official bookseller for the Wychwood Festival this year and we look forward to the Children's Literature Festival being an exciting, integral part of the festival experience.
"We hope that readers of all ages will enjoy the variety of author events programmed for the festival and feel inspired to develop their love of stories, reading and books. The festival bookshop will be situated on site in the literature tent where events and signings will take place."