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Listowel Writers’ Week

I’ll be at the Listowel Writers’ Week in County Kerry, Ireland. On Thursday 1st June I’ll be talking about my new series, The Hounds of Penhallow Hall, and on Friday 2nd June I’ll be talking about my Animal Stories.

There’ll be loads of stories, photos and behind the scenes secrets, plus craft activities, and the chance to create your own Penhallow story!

Tickets are available here!

Childrens Programme

One last World Book Day event!

Yesterday I went to talk about Furry Friends at the Beaver pack that all my children attended. We fired marshmallows round the hall (of course!) and finished off with making masks based on my Animal Stories. This particularly perfect puppy is Lottie – she’s actually a Cub, but she was helping out!

You can’t see, but the mask said “I love Holly Webb” on it, and Lottie had brought all her books to be signed too. I’ve never seen a more beautifully rolled neckerchief, either. My children’s always looked a bit like they’d been cleaning the floor with them…

Fabulous costumes!

Thanks to everyone who has sent photos of their gorgeous World Book Day costumes! I hope you all had an amazing day. And thanks to all the fab mums, dads and grandmas who helped create these beautiful outfits!

This is a fantastic Maisie Hitchins outfit, and she even has a case to solve – The Case of the Missing PE Trainers! Hope you found them!

Buttons the Runaway Puppy in a mash-up with Percy Jackson…

Here’s Martha as Misty the Abandoned Kitten!

And lastly, here is Katie as Amelia from The Winter Wolf. Katie and her Grandma Moira made this costume together, and it’s beautiful. They even managed to find a wolf to be Frost!

What makes it even better is that this is Katie’s second time dressing up as one of my characters. Last year she was Lotta from The Reindeer Girl.

Thanks everyone for sending me these gorgeous photos!

Upcoming events

Don’t miss my World Book Week event on Saturday March 4th at Waterstones Reading!

Also coming up – I’m going to Ireland – twice! There will be events with Easons to celebrate Hounds of Penhallow Hall in April – more details soon. And I will be at a lovely festival in Ireland over summer half-term too.

Lovely Event in Leeds

I had a lovely event in Leeds a few weeks ago at the CarriageWorks Theatre, showing off lots of different animals, and how they’ve ended up in my books. Here’s Bryony, showing off two of her books. She wrote me a brilliant letter after the event to say thank you!

Meadow Madness!

I’ll be reading from my books at Meadow Madness on Saturday 14th May, in Forbury Gardens, Reading. Meadow Madness is the opening event for Reading Children’s Festival, and it will be fabulous – with lots of briliant Roald Dahl events too! My events are at 11.30 and 12.15 in the Bandstand. There’ll be a chance to get your books signed afterwards too. Let’s hope it’s sunny!

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