Inspiring young writers in the UK’s Ocean City, Lauren Child Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate comes to Plymouth
Date Posted: 6th April 2018
We told you in January that Lauren Child, Waterstones Children’s Laureate was coming to Plymouth in May. We’re delighted to share more details about this event.
Date Posted: 2nd April 2018
The stories in this collection are complex, complicated and intriguing. You will not find on these pages tributes to tourist towns or odes to the great Cornish pasty. Yes, there are familiar traditions, places and tales but they are not explored in expected ways.
Date Posted: 22nd March 2018
We caught up with Miriam to find out more about what inspires her and what it’s like to be a writer in the South West ahead of her Sharing Stories talk on Saturday.
Date Posted: 28th February 2018
There’s only one day left until the most bookish day of the year. To celebrate, our CEO has written a love letter to reading and writers in the region.
Date Posted: 9th February 2018
Ahead of her event at Cullompton library with novelist Jane Feaver on 21st February, we caught up Nell Leyshon on the importance of libraries and reading in her life and in her work.
Date Posted: 5th February 2018
A major take-away from this novel for me was the underlying notion that with self-belief and perseverance, a child who faced adversity could don a costume and become, well, The Queen of Bloody Everything and that for me, made this an essential and important read for 2018.
A date for your diaries: Lauren Child, Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate 2017-19 is coming to Plymouth on 12th May!
Date Posted: 24th January 2018
In partnership with Peninsula Arts, we invite you and your young readers to get inspired by Waterstones Children’s Laureate Lauren Child on 12th May 2018
Date Posted: 12th January 2018
In true high-octane legal drama style, I found myself flip-flopping from prosecution to defence and back again as the arguments were set forth until at last the truth was rendered and the novel reached a conclusion which will stay with me for a long time. A thoroughly recommended read.
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