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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.

The Demon Headmaster Returns with Gillian Cross

Age 8-12

Friday 25 August 5:00pm - 6:00pm

The series which has captivated fans for over 30 years is back with a hypnotic new story, The Demon Headmaster: Total Control. Go behind the scenes at Hazelbrook Academy, where a mysterious new headmaster gets his students succeeding, but at what price?...