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 Story Space

Step into Story Space and experience magical new worlds and exciting adventures.  You'll find amazing authors and familiar faces reading super stories from brilliant books. 

 

Hexham Book Festival

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Julia Patton

reading

 

NUMBER 7 EVERGREEN STREET

(ages 3+)

Denise Welch

reads 

THE DAY GRANNY'S KNICKERS BLEW AWAY

by GRANT KOPER

 

(ages 4-8)

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KONNIE HUQ 

 presents 

COOlmvmdvmKIE

(ages 7+)

KONNIE HUQ 

 presents 

COOKIE

(ages 7+)

Helen Skelton & Anna NcNuff

calling all

ADVENTURERS!

 

(ages 9+)

Katherine Rundell

reading from

THE BOOK OF HOPES

(ages 5+)

Sophy Henn 

introducing 

BAD NANA

(ages 6+)

Chloe Daykin

introducing

FIRE GIRL FOREST BOY

(ages 9+)

Vashti Hardy

learn how to

 CREATE YOUR OWN FANTASY ADVENTURE    

 

(ages 8+)

Carol Malia

reading

THE HOMESICK FOX by DAVID GREAVES

 

(ages 3+)

Liz Million

presents an

ALIEN ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP 

 

(ages 5+)

Jim Smith

- a drawalong with 

BARRY THE LOSER 

(ages 7+)

Ann Cleeves

reading from 

ROALD DAHL'S REVOLTING RHYMES

(ages 5+)

Sibeal Pounder 

introducing

BAD MERMAIDS

& WITCH WARS

 

(ages 7+)

Laura James 

introducing

FABIO: THE WORLD'S GREATEST FLAMINGO DETECTIVE

(ages 5+)

Chris Bostock

 

reads

LITTLE RABBIT'S BEST BIRTHDAY 

 

(ages 3+)

Chris Baber

 

reading

THE TIGER THAT

CAME TO TEA

by  Judith Kerr

 

(ages 3+)

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Denise Welch  

 

reading

THE DAY GRANNY'S 

KNICKERS BLEW AWAY

by  

Grant Koper 

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Konnie Huq

introduces

COOKIE! 

 

(ages 7+)

Brenda Blethyn

 

reading

 

 

WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT

by Michael Rosen 

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Tim Healy 

 

reading

 

YOU CAN'T GET AN ELEPHANT ON BUS

by  

Patricia Cleveland 

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Emma Carroll  

 

reading

PICKING PICKLE

by  

Polly Faber 

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Dave Brewis  

 

reading

BUMBLEBEAR

by  

Nadia Shireen 

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Abi Elphinstone

 

reading

BE MORE BERNARD

by  

Simon Philip 

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Rachel Unthank 

 

reading

THE BEAR AND THE PIANO

by  

David Litchfield 

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KATHRYN TICKELL  

 

reading

THE DAM

by  

David Almond 

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CHARLIE HARDWICK 

 

reading

A FLY WENT BY

 

by

 

Marshall  McLintock 

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Text STORY to 70490

to donate £5

Texts cost £5 plus one standard rate message,

100% of your donation will go to Children North East

(registered charity number 222041)  

 

Please ask the bill payers permission before making a donation.

Full terms & conditions at www.children-ne.org.uk 

The Covid-19 crisis has hit disadvantaged children and families especially hard. Hexham Book Festival is proud to launch Story Space in support of Children North East – a charity making a real to difference to the lives of those most in need.

We appreciate this a difficult time for everyone but, if you can, please consider making a donation - your support will make the world of difference.

Children North East

are currently delivering food parcels, distributing resources like colouring books, pens and cookery kits, and offering online and phone counselling to young people struggling with isolation.