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It’s all happening now.

You may be sitting down to the England Croatia battle. You may already know the result – you may be totally uninterested… But whatever your preference, we’re preparing for Saturday and our fourth, BOAMBF – with a pile of boxes. … Continue reading

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Roll up. Roll up.

Oh it’s boiling, we know it’s boiling, but you really need to think about booking tickets for that rainy Saturday that’s coming up in a couple of weeks. Why? Because you’ll miss out otherwise. You’ll miss out on making miniature … Continue reading

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Editorial one-to-ones with Chicken House

Are you a new writer with a brand new children’s book up your sleeve, tucked in a drawer, or just sitting on your computer? If so and you’re wondering what to do with it next, read on. After the success … Continue reading

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We’ve got Grandmas from Mars!

  Look out! The aliens are coming! And there’s only a month to go! It’s not every book festival that can boast such unusual guests.  But thanks to writer and illustrator team Michelle Robinson and Fred Blunt we are expecting … Continue reading

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Hello, Hello.

As the spring races towards us, the good people of BOAMBF pull their heads from their burrows and begin to plan. So far we have planned over coffee, but now we have begun to plan over soup.  Yes, that is … Continue reading

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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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