Thursday October 10th. 2.00pm-3.30pm
At Heartlands High School Theatre,
Station Road N22
£10 and £5 Tickets now available.
Join the nation’s best-loved and best-selling picture book duo for an unforgettable hour of stories, singing, drawing and tremendous fun. Julia’s live shows, featuring her husband Malcolm on guitar, are the stuff of legend and Lydia brings an exciting dimension to this event as she draws scenes from the books (and maybe the odd audience member too) before your very eyes!
Together they will revisit their classic, WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD, their recent hit, THE SINGING MERMAID, and introduce their brand new book for autumn, SUGARLUMP AND THE UNICORN.
Julia Donaldson is the
's most successful picture book
author and was the Children’s Laureate 2011–2013. Her titles include the
acknowledged modern classic, THE GRUFFALO,
illustrated by Axel Scheffler, and the young fiction series PRINCESS MIRROR-BELLE, illustrated by
Lydia Monks. Julia's brilliant events for children at schools, libraries and
literary festivals are always in demand. Julia lives in UK with her husband. Glasgow
Lydia Monks is one of the most original picture book artists working today. Her distinctive use of colour and collage has won her critical acclaim and several awards, including the Smarties Prize. In 2011 she was selected by Daybreak to feature in their What’s the Story? competition, illustrating the winning entry THE BEAR AND THE BEES which was published on World Book Day 2012.
Lydia lives in Sheffield
with her two daughters.
Tickets cost £10 HERE (Ticket price includes a copy of What the Ladybird Heard or The Singing Mermaid).
Or £5 HERE (Entrance to the show only).
A great selection of Julia and
Lydia's books will also be on sale at the Theatre on the day.