The Children’s Book Show Tour 2011 (23 September to 7 December)


The Children’s Book Show is back with another massive line up of artists and authors to talk to you about your favourite books and ones you should check out!

bookshow-catThis year the theme is Simply the Best and will include 13 authors and illustrators performing in 13 different theatres around the country through September, October and November.

Many of the authors and illustrators are already household names, some of them may be new to you, but all are among the most exciting artists writing and illustrating for kids today.

Here’s what is coming up:

23rd Alexis Deacon at the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea


3rd Judith Kerr and Tomi Ungerer at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London
4th Daniel Morden at The Courtyard, Hereford
5th Judith Kerr and Tomi Ungerer at the Oxford Playhouse
6th Kevin Crossley-Holland at the Warwick Arts Centre
7th Guo Yue and Clare Farrow The Lyceum Theatre
11th Mairi Hedderwick Kings Hall, Ilkley
12th Jessica Souhami Blue Coat, Liverpool and
Patrick Benson Blue Coat, Liverpool
13th Alexis Deacon at the Arnolfini, Bristol
20th Michael Rosen at People’s Theatre, Newcastle
21st Kevin Crossley-Holland at Royal Exchange, Manchester

25th Quentin Blake and Kitty Crowther at L’Institut Francais, London

7th Daniel Morden at Theatre Royal, Plymouth


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