Tuesday, September 09, 2014

An Evening with Jon Scieszka, Jim Smith, Louise Rennison

An Evening with

Jon Scieszka, Jim Smith, Louise Rennison

Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor - Frank Einstein 1

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 6:30PM
Tickets £5/£3 Waterstones Cardholders including a glass of wine or soft drink available in the shop, 0207 851 2400 or at piccadilly@waterstones.com

Join us at this event with IBBY UK . Waterstones is hosting a panel debate with three bestselling children’s authors; former US National Ambassadaor for Children's Books, Jon Scieszka, best-known for ‘The Stinky Cheese Man’ discusses the first in his new series ‘Frank Einstein’.
Two winners of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize will join him. Jim Smith will talk about the latest in the Barry Loser series, ‘Barry Loser & the Holiday of Doom.’The panel is completed by queen of comedy Louise Rennison discussing her latest Tallulah Casey novel ‘The Taming of the Tights'.
Emily Drabble, acting children's books editor at The Guardian, will chair the debate, which will include a wider conversation about humour in books for young people and how it varies on opposite sides of the Atlantic.

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