LINTON CHILDREN'S BOOK FESTIVAL : May 14th-22nd, 2016

This year our theme was MAGIC, MYTH & MYSTERY. We hope you were intrigued and enchanted!

SADLY IT'S ALL OVER UNTIL 2018

2016 Authors and Guests

Helen Moss

I am thrilled to be the new Honorary Patron of Linton Children’s Book Festival. I had a great time speaking at the festival in 2012 and 2014 and have been delighted to watch it grow bigger and be

Helen Moss

Honorary Patron

James Mayhew

James Mayhew is a world-renowned writer and illustrator of children's books. In his magical stories featuring inquisitive Katie and little ballerina Ella Bella, children explore the worlds of great pa

James Mayhew

Author & Illustrator

S F Said

SF Said is the award-winning author of Varjak Paw. He is an engaging speaker who loves meeting readers and answering questions about his books. We can't wait to welcome him to Linton!

S F Said

Author

Candy Gourlay

Candy Gourlay is an entertaining speaker with an infectious passion for books and writing. Don't miss this opportunity to be inspired! Her intriguing novels Tall Story and Shine expl

Candy Gourlay

Author

A F Harrold

A F Harrold is a poet and children's author. He has a beard. He's very funny. Come and see for yourself - and you might also discover some of the Things You Find in a Poet's Beard. Lots more

A F Harrold

Poet

Robin Stevens

How are your skills of detection? Put them to the test with crime novelist Robin Stevens, creator of the popular schoolgirl detectives, Hazel Wong and Daisy Wells. Unravel clues to solve intriguing

Robin Stevens

Author

Isabel Thomas

Isabel creates exciting non-fiction books for children and young adults, specializing in science, nature and people. She has written more than 100 titles, from picture books to encyclopedias. She ha

Isabel Thomas

Author

Kumiko Mendl

Talented performer Kumiko Mendl  brings us the stage show Me and My Cat, based on the book by Japanese author-illustrator Satoshi Kitamura. Expect audience participation in this interactive

Kumiko Mendl

Performance

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