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Chris Higgins: Here Comes Trouble

Age 7-10

Sunday 27 August 5:00pm - 6:00pm

When Bella moves house, she makes friends with Magda. But friendships can be tricky and Bella soon wonders whether she has a friend or a frenemy. Find out what being a good friend means with Chris Higgins, author of Trouble Next Door, as she shares her...