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Slippery Slugs and Sneaky Stories

The banners were out, the posters were up, the flyers were flying round the town, and sure enough last weekend the big day arrived. Bradford on Avon Library flung open its doors, and families and eager children from all over … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Amazing Opportunity for Unpublished Writers!

We’re thrilled that best-selling author Rachel Ward is joining the team behind the Bradford on Avon Mini Book Festival on Saturday 15th July. Rachel writes for teenagers and young adults (and, coming later this year, adults too). And, thanks to her publisher, Chicken House Books, we are … Continue reading

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