Author Archives: Maudie Smith

About Maudie Smith

Children's writer, specialising in aliens, mermaids, magic cakes and wayward onions. Author of the Opal Moonbaby books. http://www.maudiesmith.co.uk/

Festival Snaps!

If you’re wondering what went on at the BOAMBF last Saturday, here’s a photographic record of just some of the events in the Bradford on Avon Library. Kicking off the fun was Maudie Smith reading The Dressing-Up Dad and then … Continue reading

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A Book Party fit for Matilda!

Good old Facebook is showing us memories of our first Mini Book Festival two years ago when Jeremy Strong came along and we basically book partied all day long. And now we’re going again, for a third time, and we’re … Continue reading

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Dads in Blankets

If your children like getting stuck into craft then the Bradford on Avon Mini Book Festival on 15th July is the place for you. You can dress up a dad with Maudie Smith at 10.00am, or mess up a blanket … Continue reading

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Animal Agents

When we ran the first BOAMBF in 2015 we knew exactly where and when we wanted to run it. In the Library, on the first weekend of The Summer Reading Challenge. Our festival is full of activity: crafts and quizzes, … Continue reading

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Free workshops for young writers!

There are some great writing workshops on offer at the festival this year, all run by our specialist team of experienced, published, and very clever authors. And what’s more, ¬†thanks to our generous sponsors, they’re all absolutely FREE! Children of … Continue reading

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And for the Minniest of Festival-goers…

There’s so much going on at the Bradford on Avon Mini Book Festival, but what’s on for the youngest family members? We have several events that are just right for children of 3 and up. You could choose to see … Continue reading

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Matilda – Listen & Draw at Bradford on Avon Library

Stop press! We’ve added another event to our Programme of Events for Saturday 15th July. From 12.00pm you can listen to a relay reading of Roald Dahl’s Matilda. Come and lounge around on beanbags while our authors read to you, … Continue reading

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