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Lindsey Fraser on Flour Babies

Reading Workshop

Sunday 27 August 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Literary critic Lindsey Fraser explores Flour Babies by Anne Fine, which muses on family and responsibility. It tells the story of fatherless Simon Martin who, as part of an experiment at school, has to look after a bag of flour as if it were a real...