Independent Booksellers Week

Julia Donaldson is concerned that children's lack of access to books will send literacy standards into decline
Julia Donaldson is concerned that children's lack of access to books will send literacy standards into decline

Far From the Madding Crowd is celebrating Independent Booksellers Week with several events planned over the next few days.

Next Tuesday, July 2, popular children’s author Lari Don, will be the Author in Residence, from 2-4pm who will be signing her books, and looking for inspiration for her latest story.

On Saturday, July 6, the popular bookshop are also hosting a special party to celebrate the 90th birthday of author Judith Kerr. Although she can’t be there that afternoon, the theme will be her all-time favourite story - The Tiger Who Came to Tea. From 2-4pm there will be activities, treats and goodies instore.

Later in the holidays there will also be another Where’s Wally hunt so look out for the dates!