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March 2017
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Viviane Schwarz – Counting with Tiny Cat with Viviane Schwarz

March 25
Cardiff Central Library, The Hayes
Cardiff, CF10 1FL
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Counting with Tiny Cat with Viviane Schwarz Venue:  Cardiff Central Library Time: 12.00, 3.00 Age: 5+ Language: English Ticket price: £4 Session Description: Join picture book creator Viviane Schwarz on a journey through the imagination as you have lots of counting fun with Viviane’s new book, Counting with Tiny Cat. Search for hidden treasure in How to Find Gold and discover dogs in Is There a Dog in This Book?  With storytime and crafts, this is the perfect session for…

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Maz Evans – Maz’s Mythological Mayhem: the Who Let the Gods Out? show

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
City Hall, Cardiff, CF103ND United Kingdom + Google Map

Maz’s Mythological Mayhem: the Who Let the Gods Out? show Venue:  City Hall, Ferrier Hall Time: 10.00 Age: 7+ Language:  English Ticket price: £4 Session Description: Author Maz Evans presents a fun-filled family fiasco as she uses the world of her hilarious novel Who Let the Gods Out? to introduce Greek Mythology – as you’ve never seen it before. Packed with giggles and games, this presentation features Maz’s quest to find the King or Queen of the Gods from her audience members. Do you have the brains…

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Nick Sharratt – Words and Pictures with Nick Sharratt

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park
Cardiff, CF10 3NP
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Words and Pictures with Nick Sharrat Venue:  Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff Time: 10.00 Age: 5+ Language:  English Ticket price: £4 Nick Sharratt talks all about his first illustrated chapter book, The Cat and the King, as well as his other brilliant picture books. Nick's illustrations are instantly recognisable - he's famously illustrated all of Jacqueline Wilson's books, among many others. With live drawing and the chance to ask Nick questions about being a bestselling author and illustrator! Supported…

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Dan Anthony – The Bus Stop at the End of the World with Dan Anthony

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Library, The Hayes
Cardiff, CF10 1WE
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The Bus Stop at the End of the World with Dan Anthony Venue Departing from The Old Library Time: 10.00 Age: 7+ Language: English Ticket price: £ 4 Dan Anthony first wrote for children on CBBC’s Tracy Beaker show. Since then his Rugby Zombie and Steve’s Dreams series of books have become firm favourites with young readers throughout the country. Dan’s outdoor writing events are a regular part of the festival and this year he takes young readers to a…

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Alun Saunders – Story writing workshop / Sesiwn ‘Sgwennu Stori

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cardiff Story, Learning Suite, The Old Library, The Hayes
Cardiff, CF10 1BH
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Story writing workshop / Sesiwn ‘Sgwennu Stori Venue:  Cardiff Story, Learning Suite Time:  10.00 Age:  8+ Language: Welsh Ticket price: £4 Join the award-winning writer, Alun Saunders, for an afternoon of story writing. Explore your imagination as Alun guides you to write your own story, full of twists and turns and draw the bravest hero and the evilest villain. What will happen to your character? What adventures will they face?

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Atebol – Enjoy Welsh / Mwynhau’r Gymraeg

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cardiff Central Library, The Hayes CF10 1FL + Google Map

Enjoy Welsh / Mwynhau’r Gymraeg Venue:  Central Library Time: 10.00 Age:  2+ Language: Bilingual Ticket price: £4 Atebol presents an Interactive  Story Session….with dinosaurs! Actress Ffion Wyn Bowen presents Atebol’s brand new bilingual board book; ‘Deinosiapiau’ / ‘Dinoshapes’, for younger children. Children will learn about all kinds of shapes, before creating their own shapes with their own bodies! At the end of the session, families will be invited to create their favourite shapes in a fingerprinting art workshop. This workshop…

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Andy Stanton – You’re A Bad Man, Mr Gum!

March 25 @ 12:00 pm
Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park
Cardiff, CF10 3NP
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 You’re A Bad Man, Mr Gum! Venue:  Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff Time: 12.00 Age: 7+ Language:  English Ticket price: £4 Session Description: Mr Gum is a complete horror who hates children, animals and fun, not to mention corn on the cob. This book is about him, an angry fairy who lives in his bathtub, Jake the dog and a little girl called Polly. PLUS there are heroes and sweets and adventures and EVERYTHING. You’re a Bad Man, Mr…

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Anni Llŷn – Bardd Plant Cymru

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
City Hall, Ferrier Hall, Cathays Park
Cardiff, CF10 3ND
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Bardd Plant Cymru Venue:  City Hall, Ferrier Hall Time: 12.00 Age:  8+ Language: Welsh Ticket price: £4 A fun filled workshop with Anni Llŷn, Bardd Plant Cymru. Anni will create hilarious rhymes through action packed activities and we can guarantee that there will be heaps of laughter and awesome rhyming.

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Mike Dilger – Wildlife in Your Garden with Mike Dilger

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
City Hall, Cardiff, CF103ND United Kingdom + Google Map

Session Title: Wildlife in Your Garden with Mike Dilger Venue:  City Hall, Ferrier Hall Time: 2.00 Age: 7+ Language: English Ticket price: £4 Session Description: Mike Dilger is a popular wildlife presenter best known for his work on The One Show and Inside Out. Join him to discover the amazing wildlife you can find on your own doorstep. Hear Mike’s top tips for encouraging and looking after all of the creatures in your back garden, and find out about their…

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David Melling – Hugless Douglas is back!

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park
Cardiff, CF10 3NP
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Hugless Douglas is back! Venue:  Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff Time: 2.00 Age:  4+ Language:  English Ticket price: £4 Session Description: David Melling’s Hugless Douglas books have sold over a million copies and been published in 26 languages. Here, one of the UK’s best-loved author-illustrators returns with the seventh humorous adventure in the series. Douglas is sure that food without honey just can’t be yummy. But will he be proved wrong? The perfect event for fussy eaters and budding…

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Laura Sheldon – Adventures through the Fairy Door with Laura Sheldon

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cardiff Story, Learning Suite, The Old Library, The Hayes
Cardiff, CF10 1BH
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Adventures through the Fairy Door with Laura Sheldon Venue:  Cardiff Story, Learning Suite Time: 2.00 Age: 4+ Language: English Ticket price: £ 4 When Sophie moves her teddies, she finds a magical fairy door in the skirting board. Bella the fairy flies in and takes her to fairyland on an exciting journey – with the help of some fairy dust!  First in the new Adventures through the Fairy Door series in partnership with Fairydoorz. Join primary school teacher and author…

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Robin Jarvis – The Witching Hour

March 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
City Hall, Cardiff, CF103ND United Kingdom + Google Map

The Witching Hour with Robin Jarvis Venue:  City Hall, Ferrier Hall Time: 4.00 Age: 9+ Language: English Ticket price: £4 Session Description: Author of the bestselling The Whitby Witches series, Robin Jarvis, returns with The Power of Dark, an enthralling tale of magic and horror in which the last of the Whitby witches fears evil forces are at work to revive an ancient curse. Join Robin for a spooky witching hour and meet the evil witch Scaur Annie from The…

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Jonny Lambert – Tiger Tiger Papercrafting with Jonny Lambert

March 26
Cardiff Story, Learning Suite, The Old Library, The Hayes
Cardiff, CF10 1BH
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Tiger Tiger Papercrafting with Jonny Lambert Venue:  Cardiff Story, Learning Suite Time: 12.00, 4.00 Age: 5+ Language:  English Ticket price: £4 Author, illustrator and paper engineer Jonny Lambert wants to show you how he creates his amazing animals. Join Jonny as he talks about the inspiration behind his latest book, Tiger Tiger, and guides us through the art of illustration and storytelling. Tiger Tiger is a touching celebration of the light and colour that little ones can bring to the…

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Ben Bailey Smith and Sav Akyuz – I Am Bear

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
City Hall, Ferrier Hall, Cathays Park
Cardiff, CF10 3ND
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I Am Bear with Ben Bailey Smith and Sav Akyuz Venue:  City Hall, Ferrier Hall Time: 10.00 Age: 4+ Language:  English Ticket price: £4 Meet Bear. You may notice, he is bare. He’s not wearing anything! See this brand new, hilarious picture book brought to life by the creators, Ben Bailey Smith (actor, comedian and rapper Doc Brown) and illustrator Sav Akyuz as they keep young mischief-makers entertained with the cheeky trickster Bear. ‘Fun, smart and different… I love this…

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Joe Berger – Hubble Bubble Granny Trouble

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Old Library, The Hayes
Caerdydd, CF10 1WE
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Hubble Bubble Granny Trouble with Joe Berger Venue:  Old Library Gallery Time: 10.00 Age: 5+ Language:  English Ticket price: £4 There’s ALWAYS trouble when Granny’s about! Maybe because she’s a – whisper it! – Witch. Shopping, school, tea-time – NOTHING’s boring when Granny’s about. Join Joe Berger for a bewitching session of storytelling and drawing. Magic! Supported by Nosy Crow

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Lyn Gardner – Rose Campion and The Stolen Secret

March 26 @ 11:00 am
Cardiff Castle Undecroft, Castle Street
Cardiff, CF10 3RB
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Rose Campion and The Stolen Secret with Lyn Gardner   Venue:  Cardiff Castle Undercroft Time: 11.00 Age: 9+ Language:  English Ticket price: £4 Rose Campion and the Stolen Secret by Lyn Gardner is a gripping tale set in the glitzy world of the Victorian music hall. Join the Guardian theatre critic and author of the best-selling Olivia series as she introduces you to her new series, full of mystery, murder and mayhem! Bring your magnifying glasses... Supported by Nosy Crow

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M.G. Leonard & Dr Sarah Beynon – Beetle Mania

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
City Hall, Ferrier Hall, Cathays Park
Cardiff, CF10 3ND
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Beetle Mania with M.G. Leonard & Dr Sarah Beynon Venue:  City Hall, Ferrier Hall Time: 12.00 Age: 8+ Language:  English Ticket price: £4 Did you know the rhinoceros beetle can lift over 800 times its own body weight? That stag beetles only come above ground for a few weeks a year? And that the bombardier beetle can shoot acid out of its own bottom? Find out about these awesome beetles and more in a bug-tastic event with M.G. Leonard, author…

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Barti Ddu

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Old Library, The Hayes
Caerdydd, CF10 1WE
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Barti Ddu / Barti Ddu Venue:  Old Library Gallery Time: 12.00 Age:  6+ Language: Welsh Ticket price: £4 Session Description: A brand new show from In Character bringing Barti Ddu, the most successful pirate ever back to life in a gutsy, exciting and informative one man show. Hear tales of dangerous sea voyages, blood-thirsty pirates and exotic islands. Did we mention that Barti Ddu was a Welsh speaking Welshman?!

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Sharon Marie Jones – Grace-Ella: Spells for Beginners

March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cardiff Castle Undecroft, Castle Street
Cardiff, CF10 3RB
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Grace-Ella: Spells for Beginners with Sharon Marie Jones Venue:  Cardiff Castle Undercroft Time: 1.00 Age: 6+ Language:  English Ticket price: £4 On the ninth day of the ninth month of her ninth year, Grace-Ella finds out that she is a witch and can start learning magic with the Witches’ Council. Grace-Ella has never been good at school — can she learn to be a good witch and protect her friends from the school bully? Grace-Ella is the first book in…

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Joe Berger – Lyttle Lies

March 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Old Library, The Hayes
Caerdydd, CF10 1WE
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Lyttle Lies with Joe Berger Venue:  Old Library Gallery Time:  2.00 Age: 8+ Language:   English Ticket price: £4 Meet Sam Lyttle. Sam is a habitual liar, he would rather skirt the truth (and avoid trouble) than be completely honest. However, he soon finds out that in trying to avoid trouble, not telling the truth gets him in to all sorts of scrapes! Join author and cartoonist Joe Berger as he introduces The Pudding Problem, the first book in his hilarious…

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Alison Brown – Little Owl’s Story and Crafts

March 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cardiff Story, Learning Suite, The Old Library, The Hayes
Cardiff, CF10 1BH
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Little Owl's Story and Crafts with Alison Brown Venue:  Cardiff Story, Learning Suite Time:  2.00 Age:4 + Language: English Ticket price: £ 4 Mummy Owl has laid an egg, and Little Owl is NOT very pleased at the arrival of a new Little Owl. But what if there's something exciting inside the egg, like a worm or a crocodile - or even a dragon! Alison Brown is the illustrator of many much-loved picture books, including I Love You Night and…

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Family quiz

March 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
City Hall, Ferrier Hall, Cathays Park
Cardiff, CF10 3ND
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Family quiz  Venue:  City Hall, Ferrier Hall Time:  2.00 Age:  5+ Language: Welsh Ticket price: £4 Session Description: Join Siân Lewis as she uses her recent published books, Pethau Mawr Pwysig and Atlas Lluniau Mawr to test your knowledge. Who will come out on top, the children or the adults?!

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Chris & Andrew Judge – Draw Your Own Adventure

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cardiff Castle Undecroft, Castle Street
Cardiff, CF10 3RB
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Draw Your Own Adventure with Chris & Andrew Judge Venue:  Cardiff Castle Undercroft Time: 3.00 Age: 7+ Language: English Ticket price: £4 Author/illustrator duo Chris and Andrew Judge present an interactive live drawing event based on their books Create Your Own Alien Adventure, Create Your Own Spy Mission and Create Your Own Superhero Saga, where you draw the story’s end. What will you draw? Supported by Scholastic Children’s Books

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Delyth George – Doing the Animal Bop

March 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Old Library, The Hayes
Cardiff, CF10 1WE
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Dawns yr Anifeiliaid / Doing the Animal Bop Venue: Old Library Gallery Time: 4.00 Age: 2+ Language: Welsh Ticket price: £4 Join Nia and Carys for a boptastic session as you sing, dance, imitate and hear tales and stories of various animals inspired by Delyth George’s Dawns yr Anifeiliaid. What kind of animal will you become?!

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April 2017
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Yasmeen Ismail – A Celebration of Imagination

April 1
Cardiff Castle Undercroft, Castle Street
Cardiff, CF10 3R
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A Celebration of Imagination with Yasmeen Ismail Venue: Cardiff Central Library Time: 12.00, 3.00 Age:  4+ Language: English Ticket price: £4 Join award winning author and illustrator Yasmeen Ismail, for an event that celebrates imagination! Hear her read her latest book Nothing! and come ready to get cutting, sticking, collaging and colouring with some fun craft activities. Supported by Bloomsbury Children’s Books

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Huw Aaron

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cardiff Story, Learning Suite, The Old Library, The Hayes
Cardiff, CF10 1BH
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Huw Aaron Venue:  Cardiff Story, Learning Suite Time: 10.00 Age:  6+ Language: Billingual Ticket price: £4 Huw Aaron is a bonkers comic writer and he wants a room full of bonkers kids to spend an hour and a half with him making silly cartoons, funny characters and awful jokes. Are you bonkers enough?!  

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Clara Vulliamy – Mystery & Intrigue

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cardiff Castle Undercroft, Castle Street
Cardiff, CV10 3RB
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Mystery & Intrigue with Clara Vulliamy Venue:  Cardiff Castle Undercroft Time: 10.00 Age: 7+ Language: English Ticket price: £ 4 Calling fans of mystery and intrigue! Join Clara Vulliamy, creator of the Dotty Detective series. Clara’s characters Dotti, Beans and McClusky the dog, love solving cases and unravelling mysteries together – find out what’s next up in their casebook. Supported by Harper Collins Children’s Books

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Shoo Rayner – Dragons!

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cardiff Story, Learning Suite, The Old Library, Th Hayes CF10 1BH + Google Map

Dragons! with Shoo Rayner Venue:  Cardiff Story Learning Suite Time: 11.00 Age: 6+ Language: English Ticket price: £4 What would you do if you were given a real, live, fire-breathing dragon? And what if your mortal enemy had one too? Dragon Red is the final, thrilling book in Shoo Rayner’s Dragon trilogy. Come and hear him bring this modern day tale of myth and magic to life.

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Chris Haughton – Goodnight Everyone

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
City Hall, Ferrier Hall, Cathays Park
Cardiff, CF10 3ND
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Goodnight Everyone with Chris Haughton Venue:  City Hall, Ferrier Hall Time: 11.00 Age: 3+ Language:  English Ticket price: £4 Join Chris Haughton, the acclaimed picture book creator of A Bit Lost, Oh No George!, Shh! We Have a Plan and most recently Goodnight Everyone for an action packed interactive family event. Full of stories, fun trailers, and clever props, dancing and drawing games, children and adults alike will delight in meeting a cast of quirky characters! Supported by Walker Books

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Jenny Nimmo

April 1 @ 12:00 pm
Cardiff Castle Undercroft, Castle Street
Cardiff, CF10 3RB
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Jenny Nimmo Venue:  Cardiff Castle Undercroft Time: 12.00 Age: 8+ Language: English Ticket price: £4 Session Description: Join acclaimed author Jenny Nimmo to hear how traditional Welsh myths, the dramatic landscape of Wales, the mischief and the humour of present day Wales have informed and inspired her magical stories. From the Smarties Grand Prix and the Tir na n-Og Award winning Modern Classic, The Snow Spider to her fantastical school adventure, The Charlie Bone series. Supported by Egmont Publishing

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Mike Church – A Dragon ate my melting ice-cubes

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cardiff Central Library, The Hayes
Cardiff, CF101FL
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A Dragon ate my melting ice-cubes with Mike Church Venue: Cardiff Central Library Time: 12.00-1.30pm 90 mins Age: 7+ Language: English Price: £4 (a workshop to explore and excite readers, writers and everyone else) Develop your own writing with half a beginning, two middles and a jam sandwich at the end. Bring your very own imagination to bear upon the seven basic story plots and plant your rusty rain clouds in raspberry ripple. This is a workshop to remember and…

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David Solomons – Superheros and Alien Overlords

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
City Hall, Ferrier Hall, Cathays Park
Cardiff, CF10 3ND
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Superheros and Alien Overlords, with David Solomons Venue: City Hall, Ferrier Hall Time: 1.00 Age: 9+ Language:  English Ticket price: £4 Superhero brothers! Alien overlords! Welcome to the whacky world of Luke – a comic-mad 11 year old who’s just an ordinary guy. Who just happens to have a superhero as a brother.  And an alien overlord as a gym teacher. As you do...join award-winning author and screenwriter David Solomons as he explains all. Supported by Nosy Crow

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Build a character / Adeiladu cymeriad

April 1 @ 1:00 pm
Stori Caerdydd, Ystafell Ddysgu,

Build a character / Adeiladu cymeriad Venue:  Cardiff Story, Learning Suite Time:  1.00 Age:  8+ Language:  Welsh Ticket price: £4 Author Manon Steffan Ros will read from her new novel Pluen (Y Lolfa). She will also use her characters as models to help you build their own character profiles. Manon is a prolific Welsh author of children’s novels and have won the Tir na n-Og award twice.

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Clara Vulliamy and Polly Faber – Mango & Bambang: Superstar Tapir

April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cardiff Castle Undercroft, Castle Street
Cardiff, CF10 3RB
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Mango & Bambang: Superstar Tapir with Clara Vulliamy and Polly Faber Venue:  Cardiff Castle Undercroft Time: 2.00 Age:  5+ Language: English Ticket price: £4 Join the creators of Mango & Bambang for this interactive session. As Clara draws, Polly reads the enchanting story of a little girl called Mango and her pet Tapir Bambang. They will also introduce you to Gunther, a tiny but troublesome baby Tapir. You’ll have the chance to draw your own friend for Bambang as well…

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Bilingual Street Art

April 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
City Hall, Ferrier Hall, Cathays Park
Cardiff, CF10 3ND
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Bilingual street art / Celf stryd dwyieithog Venue:  City Hall, Ferrier Hall Time: 3.00 Age:  8+ Language: Bilingual Ticket price: £4 A legendary bilingual party for all! Join rapper Rufus Mufasa and cartoonist Siôn Tomos Owen and illustrator Phil Morgan for an afternoon of rapping, laughing, drawing and creating. A bilingual session so all are welcomed!

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Emer Stamp – Get Muddy

April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cardiff Castle Undercroft, Castle Street
Cardiff, CF10 3RB
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Get Muddy with Emer Stamp Venue:  Cardiff Castle Undercroft Time: 4.00 Age: 8+ Language: English Ticket price: £4 Embark on a muddy mission with author-illustrator Emer Stamp as she introduces Pig's latest adventure. When Cow gets kidnapped, Pig must team up with Duck to help save her. But will they make it back to the Farm? The Seriously Extraordinary Diary of Pig will have you oinking with laughter! Come and meet Emer and join in the fun. Supported by Scholastic…

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Caryl Hart – Let’s Go to Nursery!

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cardiff Story, Learning Suite, The Old Library, The Hayes
Cardiff, CF10 1BH
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Let’s Go to Nursery! With Caryl Hart Venue:  Cardiff Story, Learning Suite Time: 10.00, 2.00 Age: 2+ Language:  English Ticket price: £4 Bee and Billy. Billy and Bee See what they can do They're so tumbly, wibbly, jumbly Can you do it too? Meet Caryl Hart, author of the brand new first-experiences series about Billy and Bee and find out what they get up to at Nursery. Story time and songs for pre-schoolers. Supported by Walker Books

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Welsh Legends / Chwedlau Cymru

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cardiff Castle Undecroft, Castle Street
Cardiff, CF10 3RB
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Welsh Legends / Chwedlau Cymru Venue:  Cardiff Castle Undercroft Time: 10.00 Age:  3+ Language: Welsh Ticket price: £4 Giants, fairies and witches; Wales is full of them, and Mair Tomos Ifans is the expert at finding them and sharing their stories! Wales is a country full of magic and with the help of her harp Mair will open the door and welcome the wierd and wonderful creatures of Wales to Cardiff Children’s Lit Fest.

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Jason Rohan – The Stone of Kuromori

April 2 @ 12:00 pm
Cardiff Castle Undercroft, Castle Street
Cardiff, CV10 3RB
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The Stone of Kuromori, with Jason Rohan Venue:  Cardiff Castle Undercroft Time: 12.00 Age: 9+ Language: English Ticket price: £4 Join Jason Rohan, author of the action packed Kuromori series, as he brings modern Japan to life. Try your hand at ordering food in a Japanese restaurant, learn about the mythical demons that haunt Japanese folk lore and battle it out in the Malteser-Chopsticks Challenge! Supported by Egmont Publishing

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CAA Cymru’s exciting adventures / Anturiaethau CAA Cymru

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Old Library, The Hayes
Caerdydd, CF10 1WE
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CAA Cymru’s exciting adventures / Anturiaethau CAA Cymru Venue: Old Library Gallery Time: 12.00 Age:  3+ Language: Bilingual Ticket price: £4 Join CAA Cymru and surprise guests for our sensational story-time session! Step into the wonderful world of colourful characters from the 'All Eyes and Ears' series – such as superhero Dewi Dewr, Sali and her super space hopper, Cledwyn the pirate, and Myfanwy the campervan – as they embark on each of their adventures. The books are available in both Welsh…

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Star Wars Reads

April 2 @ 1:00 pm
Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park
Cardiff, CF10 3NP
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Star Wars Reads Venue:  Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff Time:  1.00 Age: 7+ Language: English Ticket price: £ 4 Join Cavan Scott and Tom Huddleston, authors of Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space series, which features this year’s bestselling World Book Day book. Learn all about the brand new Star Wars characters that feature in the series and then test your knowledge with a fun quiz about all things Star Wars! Costumes welcome.

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Rob Biddulph – Words & Pictures

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cardiff Castle Undercroft, Castle Street
Cardiff, CF10 3RB
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Words & Pictures with Rob Biddulph Venue:  Cardiff Castle Undercroft Time: 2.00 Age: 4+ Language: English Ticket price: £4 By day Rob is the award-winning art director of the Observer Magazine. By night he makes up silly stories for his three daughters, and draws pictures to go with them. He lives and works in London, and his first book was the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize-winning Blown Away, starring Penguin Blue. Come and hear about his latest books, Odd Dog Out,…

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Eloise Williams – Gaslight: Explore the dark side of Victorian Cardiff

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Old Library, The Hayes
Caerdydd, CF10 1WE
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Gaslight: Explore the dark side of Victorian Cardiff with Eloise Williams Venue:  Old Library Gallery Time: 2.00 Age:  9+ Language: English Ticket price: £ 4 Set in Cardiff in 1899, Gaslight is a non-stop historical adventure with thrilling action, mystery and an irresistible heroine. Nansi is looking for her mother who has gone missing and her search takes her into the theatres and docks of Victorian Cardiff. Join actress and author Eloise Williams who will introduce you to the dark…

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Holly Smale – Forever Geek

April 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park
Cardiff, CF10 3NP
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Forever Geek with Holly Smale Venue:  Reardon Smith Theatre, National Museum Cardiff Time:  3.00 Age:  10+ Language: English Ticket price: £4 Find out what the future holds for Harriet Manners and if she gets a happy ending when Holly Smale comes to our festival! Holly will talk about Forever Geek, the final book in her bestselling and award-winning Geek Girl series. Supported by Harper Collins Children’s Books

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Lucy and Rhodri Owen – Boo-a-bog in the Park

April 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Old Library, The Hayes
Caerdydd, CF10 1WE
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Boo-a-bog in the Park with Lucy and Rhodri Owen Old Library Gallery Time: 4.00 Age 4+ Language: Bilingual Ticket price: £4 Join Lucy and Rhodri Owen for a bilingual storytelling session. A familiar face on BBC Wales, Lucy presents the BBBC Wales News and popular consumer show, X-Ray while husband Rhodri is also a broadcaster and presents S4C’s Heno. Lucy’s first book Boo-a-bog in the Park is a beautiful, reassuring, rhyming story about a little boy called Tom who finds…

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