From picture books to novels, Kendal Mountain Festival are bringing a new programme of Children’s Literature events to our town this November.
Featuring talks by six varied authors of children’s books for ages 6+. Explore each event and book tickets using the links below:
Jess Butterworth – When The Mountains Roared
A vivid, warm and atmospheric adventure set in the mountains of India, about a girl who is determined to protect the wild leopards of the mountain from poachers.
MG Leonard – The Beetle Boy Trilogy
A darkly hilarious adventure full of exotic beetles, daring schemes, and true friendship.
David Long – Heroes: Incredible True Stories of Courageous Animals
For as long as there have been wars, animals have been out there saving lives. Courageous dogs, cats, birds, horses, and even a bear have shown courage and devotion, and this book tells you their extraordinary stories.
Tom Palmer – Armistice Runner
Lily has lots of worries. She’s struggling to compete in her fell-running races and, worse, she’s losing her gran to Alzheimer’s. But then she discovers her great-great-grandfather’s diaries from the First World War. Could his incredible story of bravery help her reconnect with her gran and even give her the inspiration she needs to push through and win?
Matt Dickinson – The Everest Files
In the deepest Himalaya a story is spreading like wildfire. The story of an Everest expedition unlike any other. An expedition that ended with mysterious disappearances … and death. This is the mystery that 18-year-old Ryan Hart sets out to solve. What emerges is a shocking tale of lies, betrayal and obsession… All played out on the lethal slopes of the highest mountain in the world.
These fantastic Children’s Literature events are part of the 2018 Kendal Mountain Literature Festival, which takes place during the famous Kendal Mountain Festival between Friday 16th and Sunday 18th November.