Posted by on Thursday, 31 May 2018 -
Award-winning Author, Illustrator and Artist Laura Wall will be making her first debut appearance at Derby Book festival this June, thanks to a Derby companywhich is sponsoring Laura and her children's creation Goose and Friends to help grow the brand in the UK and online worldwide.
On Friday June 8, she will host Goose’s fifth birthday party at Déda in Chapel Street between 11.30am and 12.30pm. Families will meet the Goose walkabout character and then enjoy an interactive book read by Laura of ‘Happy Birthday, Goose!’ followed by party games and Goose cupcakes.
This will be followed by an invitation-only reading event for 41 three-year-old children and their families at a city nursery school.
Children at both of these events will receive a free book and goodie bag provided by Burnthebook.
On Saturday June 9, Laura will read another of the stories, ‘Wild Goose’ at Waterstones in St Peter’s Street at 10.30am and 11.30am. The free event will be followed by colouring activities and a book signing by Laura. Free Goose bookmarks, provided by Burnthebook, are now available at Waterstones in the run up to the event.