2008–2009

15 September
Hardeep Singh Kohli
Comedian & TV presenter
17 September
Annette & Nick
Butterworth
Children’s author & illustrator
22 September
Tom Palmer
Children’s author
24 September
Mal Peet
Children’s author
24 September
Sally Gardner
Children’s author
27 September
Charlie Higson
Children’s author
7 October
Mark Vyvyan-Jones
Illustrator
22 October
Kate Adie
Journalist & author
18 November
Chris Ryan
Children’s author
19 November
Exploring the art of the Picture Book
Art workshops with pupils
Evening Event
Puffin picture book authors
& illustrators
20 January
Marie-Louise Jensen
New children’s author
3 March
Jasper Fforde
Adult author
18 March
Misha Glenny
Author & journalist
24 March
Caroline Lawrence
Children’s author
29 April
David Selwyn &
Deidre Le Faye
Jane Austen experts
12 May
N M Browne
Children’s author
13 May
Philip Reeve
Young adult author
18 May
Julia Golding
Children’s author
17 June
Ally Kennen
Children’s author
17 June
Mark Watson
Comedian & author
30 June
Cathy Cassidy
All-girl BGS event for
eleven local schools
Children’s author
7 July
Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell
Children’s author & illustrator