Don’t miss the upcoming CBBC Awesome Authors event at Hamworthy Library to celebrate this year’s Summer Reading Challenge and to get under 12’s excited about reading, creative writing and storytelling. Over the two days CBBC presenter MarcusBronzy will be joined by popular authors and illustrators and CBBC Live Awesome Authors will be streamed live from Birmingham Library.
A range of free activities will be taking place in and around the library including:
Join the Summer Reading Challenge
- Become a member of Poole Library
- Learn how to create amazing art with expert animator ART NINJA
- Have fun with the Wolfblood Storyteller App
- Take part in the Danger Mouse Detective Treasure Hunt
- Use the Summer Reading Challenge Book Sorter machine to find out what books other children recommend you should read this summer
- Learn more about BBC Microbits, coding and 3D printing with 2TimesDo
- Improve your football skills at the Match of the Day Skills Zone
- Learn to write like a Sports Journalist
- Enjoy Roald Dahl activity sheets and storytelling
- Have a go at climbing a Harbour Challenge climbing wall (Sunday Only)
Author and Illustrator Line up for each day
On Saturday 16 July meet local author David Solomons, author of ‘My brother is a Superhero’ and watch a live stream from Birmingham Library with Dame Jacqueline Wilson the renowned author of ‘Hetty Feather’ and Ben Bailey Smith also known as the infamous Doc Brown, author of ‘I am bear’.
On Sunday 17 July meet Horrible Histories illustrator Martin Brown and watch a live stream with Chris Bradford author of the ‘Young Samurai’ and ‘Bodyguard’ series and screenwriter and author Frank Cottrell Boyce, author of Carnegie medal winner ‘Millions’.
This is an event the children definitely won’t want to miss this summer!