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.
Even slugs need a hug sometimes. Join the illustrator for live drawing and storytelling based on this big, bold picture book written by Rachel Bright, delivering a warm, witty message.
Scare yourself silly with the author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
Grab a torch, crawl under the covers and dive into a twisted world of the imagination. You'll meet zombies, vampires and ghosts in these comically terrifying tales.
The former Irish Children’s Laureate appears in conversation with Alice Oseman, the newly crowned winner of the YA Book Prize 2021, discussing her winning title Loveless.