Events for Children and Young People

HAYDAYS brings audiences together with authors, poets, illustrators and performers in a varied range of events for children and young adults, to engage and inspire reading for pleasure and understanding other people's lives and experiences. Find all your favourite authors plus some new discoveries below.

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Events taking place online 24 May - 6 June

Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet

Supertato: Bubbly Troubly

Virtual venue: Baillie Gifford Digital Stage
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Join Sue and Paul in a sing-along event as they battle the Evil Pea and watch Supertato fly through the air. Take part in games and activities and dive into a new adventure.

3+ years
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Events taking place online 24 May - 6 June

Cressida Cowell

Wizard in the Woods

Virtual venue: Llwyfan Cymru Digidol – Wales Digital Stage
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Join the Children’s Laureate on location in Kingley Vale Woodland as she talks about the final book in her Wizards of Once series, Never and Forever, and one of the main inspirations behind the books: the magic of trees and woodland. Live Q&A follows.

7+ years
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Event HD3

Events taking place online 24 May - 6 June

David Walliams in conversation with Shappi Khorsandi

Code Name Bananas

Virtual venue: Baillie Gifford Digital Stage
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Join the author as he talks to comedian Shappi Khorsandi about his career in children’s books. Hear what inspires his stories and about the inspiration behind his best-loved characters. Then listen to him reading from his books and ask the questions you've been longing to ask.

8+Family
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