Big DoG Children's Book Festival

30th March 2023

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Big DoG and Hooked are teaming up to provide a bumper weekend of children’s and young people’s books, storytelling and other activities. Taking place at Moat Brae in Dumfries, it will feature some of the nation’s favourite children’s and young adults’ authors. The full programme will be unveiled and tickets will go on sale on 21 February but the organisers, Wigtown Book Festival, are giving a sneak preview of a little of what’s in store.

This includes appearances by record-holding Paralympian swimmer Ellie Robinson, who recently published her first book Gold Medal Mysteries. Jack Meggitt-Phillips, whose book the Beast and the Bethany was named by David Walliams as one of his top Christmas reads, will also be there. As will Alex Foulkes, a writer of spooky tales for children, author of the Rules for Vampires series. And Aardman Animations will be running a model-making workshop at Big DoG - so much to choose from - don't miss it!
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