Word Play: Author Event / Piers Torday

Thurs 8th June 4.15pm

Word Play / Author Visit / Thurs 8th June 4.15pm

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Piers Torday author of the Last Wild series, will be joining us for an extra special Word Play themed storytime. Come along to hear him read an extract from The Wild Before and talk about all things associated with being an author, get your questions at the ready!!

ABOUT THE WILD BEFORE: One snowy night Little Hare is bored and hungry and tired of being told what to do, so he goes off on his own to adventure, he certainly doesn’t come back empty handed, having discovered a pure silver calf, born under the light of the moon and he knows instantly that this is Mooncalf. A legendary calf whose arrival has been foretold since the dawn of time, through a dream passed down from animal to animal The Calf must stay alive and Little Hare must protect it, otherwise, as the dream has told, a great terribleness will come – rising seas, a plague, skies raining down fire…

A stunning prequel to the award-winning, bestselling The Last Wild trilogy, encompassing themes of friendship, climte change and hope, it was one of the first sets of contemporary childrens books we ever read with our first daughter when she reached chapter book age, we’ve been Piers Torday fans ever since!

Tickets are free but booking is required so we know how many chairs to put out!, copies of Piers’ books will be available to purchase at the event and he’ll be very happy to them for you, or bring along any copies you already own.



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