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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.


Chloe Holwill-Hunter & Alan Windram: Push the Button

Age 4-7

Tuesday 15 August 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Benny is a robot with a big red emergency button in his belly. He has always wondered what would happen if he pressed it… Find out as author Alan Windram and illustrator Chloe Holwill-Hunter introduce you to One Button Benny. Learn how to create your...