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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.

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Literacy Specialist Shares Tips For Teachers

Thursday 17 August 5:30pm - 6:45pm

Want to make the most of your class visit to the Book Festival, author visits to your school or online author talks? Poet and literacy specialist Georgi Gill shares tips and ideas for activities to help you harness the enthusiasm of your pupils and...