Humdinger! Children’s Book Festival

DOG Ears proudly presents: ‘Humdinger! Children’s Book Festival’ supported by Tesco – a key children’s event for Derry~Londonderry UK City of Culture 2013.

Running from Thursday, March 7 to Saturday, March 9, Humdinger! celebrates words, stories and imagination and features some of the biggest and best-loved names in children’s books, including Julia Donaldson, Roddy Doyle, Meg Rosoff, Alex T. Smith and Malachy Doyle.

Humdinger! is Dog Ears’ first large-scale children’s book festival and kicks-off on World Book Day March 7.

The Humdinger! programme showcases fun, family-friendly, innovative events over three days, in a range of venues in the city.

Children will have a chance to meet their favourite authors and illustrators, experience beautiful music, take part in craft workshops, develop new skills and have their imaginations sparked left, right and centre. Humdinger! will inspire a love of reading for years to come and is sure to be a must-attend event for the babies, children and parents in 2013.

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