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Emirates Airline Festival of Literature


Have you heard that we have released tickets for 5 new children’s sessions?

Have you heard that they include another chance to catch David Walliams and some very special choices for tiny tots and tweens?

And if you have been worrying about what to gift little ones this festive season - we may have a solution for you. With our sessions going on sale early this year, it is the perfect opportunity to gift a book plus the experience of seeing the author in March.  

Let us tell you what is new - to our now extended list of 30 sessions on sale!

Kiran Millwood Hargrave: The Girl of Ink & Stars

Unbreakable friendships, dark secrets and legendary monsters abound in Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s bestselling and multi award-winning The Girl of Ink & Stars. Come and hear all about Kiran’s love for myth, folklore and magical worlds.

Age: 8+
Friday 2 March 2018, 14:00 - 15:00

MG Leonard: Beetle Boy

MG Leonard was terrified of insects … until she wrote her award-winning first novel Beetle Boy. In this bugtastic talk, she will read from her books, talk about beetle super-powers and how these little creatures are important to the environment.

Age: 8+
Saturday 3 March 2018, 16:00 - 17:00

I Want… Tony Ross!

Come and see one of the best-loved illustrators of children’s books as he draws live on stage! Tony Ross is the creator of the hilarious Little Princess series, the illustrator of Horrid Henry, and the genius behind the drawings for all of David Walliams’ books.

Age: 4+
Saturday 10 March 2018, 12:00 - 13:00

Korky Paul: Winnie the Witch

Are you ready for story silliness, exciting live draws and prizes galore? Then welcome to the wonderful world of Winnie the Witch! Magical things always happen when Korky Paul puts his pens and paints to paper, so keep your eyes peeled.

Age: 6+
Saturday 10 March 2018, 14:00 - 15:00

Andy Riley: King Flashypants and the Toys of Terror

Join cartoonist and author Andy Riley in this fun-filled session as he is interviewed by his friend and fellow Festival author David Walliams about King Flashypants and his third rib-tickling adventure!

Age: 7+
Saturday 10 March 2018, 16:00 - 17:00