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There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. Around 1000 authors appear in over 800 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.

Elizabeth Laird & Gill Lewis: Migration Stories

Age 10-14

Saturday 26 August 4:30pm - 5:30pm

In Elizabeth Laird’s Welcome to Nowhere, Omar is forced to flee his home in Syria because of the devastating civil war; while in A Story Like the Wind, from Gill Lewis, refugees share their stories from a spinning boat in the middle of the sea. Join...