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The 2017 London Children's Book Fair

Address14 Wharf Road
CityLondon
AtParasol unit foundation for contemporary art
CountyLondon (GB085)
From15/12/2017
To16/12/2017
Hours17:00
CategoriaEvents
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14 Wharf Road
London
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art
London (GB085)
Tel 2017-12-15
Categoria Events

Enter the wonderful world of books and reading and join us for the second edition of The London Children’s Book Fair at Parasol unit which celebrates the best of contemporary children’s literature. Open to all from toddlers to teens and families, this year’s edition focuses on storytelling as everyone has a special story to tell. Admission to the book fair is free for children and adults. It takes place at Parasol unit’s galleries on Friday and Saturday 15 - 16 December 2017. The 2017 London Children’s Book Fair aims to promote literacy amongst children, young people and families in the community by encouraging the joy of reading with literary and art workshops, readings by favourite authors, poetry and storytelling sessions. Featuring some of the most innovative and imaginative publishers, authors and illustrators of books for children and young people, this family event also includes book signings, educational workshops and a collaborative live drawing session with this year’s Fair illustrator Emily Rand.

Discover new and inspiring books, ideas, prints and designs from internationally renowned publishers, authors, illustrators, libraries and charities - it’s an opportunity to meet inspiring authors and creators, and buy the perfect gifts for Christmas – books. The London Children’s Book Fair provides audiences of all different backgrounds and ages with an opportunity to find their individual creative voice and share it with one another. Our culinary neighbours Sardine will have a stand all day Saturday at the fair with delicious snacks and sandwiches for all to enjoy and to keep you replenished. Renowned publishers, illustrators, guest authors and charities include: Cicada Books | Design for Today | Flying Eye | Gecko Press | Patrick George | Hackney Libraries | Islington Libraries | Laurence King | Emily Rand | Phaidon | Poetry Society | Frann Preston-Gannon | Emily Rand | Harriet Russell | Scoop Magazine | Scribble Books | Tiny Owl | The Emma Press | Tower Block Books (+ lots more to be announced. ) We appreciate the kind support of Creative Color, GAMAR, GreatArt, Mary Kinross Charitable Trust, and those who wish to remain anonymous.

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