Happydesigner appeared at Falmouth Book Festival – Is it true? oh YES!
On Saturday 8th the Falmouth Book Festival opened with ‘Dog Tails’ at The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society (the Poly). The free family spectator event saw six auditioned dogs and owners paired up with illustrators and authors Rebecca Cobb, Simon James, Michelle Cartlidge, Elina Ellis, Sarah-Leigh Wills, Caroline Uff and Philip Moran. Each dog, in an hour, had to have a story written about it and a front cover of the proposed book illustrated.
As part of a packed weekend line-up, Falmouth Bookseller will hold a competition called Dog Tales, which will involve six children and their family dogs pairing off with six illustrators, who will go away, work together and come back with a story and the front illustrated cover of a book after just 60 minutes.
MEETING Simon James – Author and illustrator of Childrens books!
Simon had a look at work an commented? “Hello Sarah,
Just a little note to say it was pleasure to meet you on Saturday. I enjoyed what was one of the quirkiest events I’ve ever done, and met some nice people too!
I have looked through your very substantial website, you do have a very positve feel about everything in it. I do wish you continued success in all your work.
All the best, Simon.”
MEETING Philip Moran – Author to the Soggy Bear series.
Other upcoming children’s literature events:
Debi Gliori at Bath Festival of Children’s Literature – 3:00pm Sunday 30th September 2012
Elen Caldecott at Bath Festival of Children’s Literature – 7:30pm Wednesday 3rd October 2012
Mark Walden at Bath Festival of Children’s Literature – 3:45pm Sunday 7th October 2012