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2018 Authors and Guests

Helen Moss

Linton loves Helen Moss, author of the "Adventure Island" & "Secrets" series, and honorary patron of our book festival! Helen will be teaming up with illustrator Leo Hartas for a fun words-&-p

Helen Moss

Honorary Patron

Joseph Coelho

Award-winning poet Joseph Coelho brings his word-painting magic to Linton! Littlest kids will be enchanted by his story “Luna Loves Library Day” and older ones will have a chance to learn wordsmit

Joseph Coelho

Poet and Author

Jo Cotterill

Get ready for an electrifyingly entertaining performance from author-of-many-talents Jo Cotterill as she introduces her unlikely superhero, Electrigirl! Fun guaranteed, for boys and girls alike! Jo

Jo Cotterill

Author

Michael Leach

Back by popular demand! We are thrilled that wildlife photographer Michael Leach is returning to Linton Bookfest. Michael is an expert naturalist and an outstanding speaker. Join him for a lively, inf

Michael Leach

Wildlife photographer

Chris Priestley

"Mildew and Sponge don’t think much of Maudlin Towers, the blackened, gloom-laden, gargoyle-infested monstrosity that is their school…" Chris Priestley brings us his latest gothic creation, a c

Chris Priestley

Author / Illustrator

Joshua Seigal

The windows burped the hamster flew, the walls spun round, the grass turned blue, things happened that we never knew the day the poet came…   What will happen when Joshua Seigal, pe

Joshua Seigal

Performance Poet

Dave Cousins

Dave Cousin’s books are packed with action, humour and heart. His Charlie Merrick’s Misfits stories document the ups and downs of friendships, while his books for slightly older readers tackle ser

Dave Cousins

Author / Illustrator

Big Wheel Theatre

Big Wheel Theatre in Education presents… the Pollution Solution Panel Game! This interactive and silly panel game aims to help you take one small step or two to save the planet.  Come and have fun

Big Wheel Theatre

Panel Game

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