FREE Fun and games for family and friends!


At this year’s festival, award winning children’s author, Sharon Tregenza, offers mazes and muses and dot-to-dots and whatnots – lots of fun things for you and all the family.

Sharon says, “Everyone welcome – just pop in and dip in.”

There will be prizes too. What a treat!

BOAMBF is on Saturday 15th July in Bradford on Avon Library. Check our Programme of Events for all times and booking details

sharon workshop


And if you’re looking to dive into an adventure, why not try Sharon’s brilliant book The Shiver Stone – reviewed here by Rachel Ward

Carys has a lot on her plate: a mystery to solve, a new friend to help, a dog to look after and her father’s girlfriend to ignore. Risking the dangers of the sea and cliffs around her home town of Carreg, and watched over by the Shiver Stone, Carys and her friend Jago must face their greatest fears in this novel for middle-grade readers (9 to 12). This is an action-packed story that manages to balance a vivid sense of place (the Pembrokeshire coast), with a delicate portrayal of family relationships and a tense, thrilling plot. Sharon’s writing is engaging right from the start, carrying the reader through to an exciting and satisfying ending.

All about Sharon

Sharon Tregenza was born and brought up in Penzance, Cornwall but has lived in many places including, Cyprus, and the Middle East. Her debut children’s novel, ‘TARANTULA TIDE’ won the Kelpie’s prize, the Heart of Hawick award and was long-listed for the Branford Boase.

Her second book ‘THE SHIVER STONE’ was Highly Commended for the Welsh Children’s Book award and short-listed for the Teachers Prize in association with the FCBG.

Her latest – ‘THE JEWELLED JAGUAR’ will be published in September.

She has Masters degree in Creative Writing from the University of Wales and  a second Masters in Writing for Young People from Bath Spa University.

Sharon now lives in a converted chapel in the village of Box.












About Maudie Smith

Children's writer, specialising in aliens, mermaids, magic cakes and wayward onions. Author of the Opal Moonbaby books.
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