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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.

Inspiring Stories with Meg Rosoff

Age 14+

Tuesday 15 August 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Before CILIP Carnegie Medal-winning author Mal Peet died, Meg Rosoff promised him that she would complete his final novel Beck, the moving story of an orphan boy in search of belonging. Here Meg, herself an acclaimed writer for young adults, presents...