Manchester Children's Book Festival Reporters' Blog

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REVIEW: A Day at the Manchester Children’s Book Festival

AT the Manchester Children’s Book Festival there were a huge amount of stalls that were all different, say Green End Primary pupils. One of the stalls was about making spaceships … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

REVIEW: Jackie Kay

AS A poet and a playwright, Jackie Kay was doing an event at Manchester’s Children’s Book Festival, writes Sana. Jackie read some of her poems, which were about her brother, … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

REVIEW: Curtis Jobling

CURTIS Jobling, creator of Bob the Builder, is a very funny man, says Toms. He tells funny jokes and also makes exiting animations on Nickelodeon and CBeebies – like his … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

REVIEW: Liz Kessler

LIZ Kessler is a really funny person, she tells you funny stories, says Alisha. At the Manchester Children’s Book Festival we met Liz Kessler the author of A Year Without … Continue reading

July 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

EXCLUSIVE: An interview with a camel

REPORTERS Sana and Alan interviewed a camel from north west India that can also spit. The camel can apparently talk on the phone. The owner said the camel could use … Continue reading

June 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

EXCLUSIVE: Interviews with Festival Directors James Draper and Kaye Tew

Interview with James Draper WANTING to be in the Star Trek Enterprise when he was younger, James Draper is currently helping with the Manchester Children’s Book Festival. James Draper is … Continue reading

June 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

FEATURE: The Worst Thing About My Sister(s)

AUTHOR Jacqueline Wilson’s latest book is called The Worst Thing About My Sister which got young reporter Alan thinking about his sisters. THE most unusual thing about my three sisters … Continue reading

June 30, 2012 · Leave a comment