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June 15

Kindness with Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo

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Festival marquee on the lawns, Naval College Gardens
Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London SE10 9LS United Kingdom
June 15, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Kindness, sharing and reading for fun with Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo


Join bestselling illustrator Axel Scheffler for storytelling, live drawing and more. Illustrator of The GruffaloStick ManZog and many more family favourites, Axel will read stories and draw many of his much-loved characters. He will also share his new book, Kind by Alison Green, a book about kindness illustrated by him and 38 top children’s book illustrators. £1 from every copy of Kind is donated to Three Peas charity who provide support for refugees.


Axel Scheffler is the award-winning illustrator of some of the best-loved children’s books in the world, including The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, his own Flip Flap and Pip and Posy books. Born in Germany, he lives in the UK and especially likes drawing red squirrels.


Age: 5+


This event will be held in the Festival Marquee on the lawns of the Old Royal Naval College. All attendees, adults and children, must have a valid ticket. Children under 12 must be accompanied by a fee paying adult. The session will be be followed by a book signing.


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