1. Charlie Higson To Appear At The Bath Festival of Children's Literature

    By Matt Weston on 2008-07-03

    Charlie Higson, author of the hugely popular Young Bond series, will appear at the second Bath Festival of Children’s Literature – just weeks after the publication of the fifth book in the series: By Royal Command.

    Charlie Higson at the Hurricane Gold launch reports that Higson, Michael Rosen, Michael Morpurgo and Meg Cabot are among the authors due to attend the 10-day event, which last year reached over 20,000 children and families.

    The festival will run from 19 to 28 September, with tickets going on sale 21 July. Call the ticket hotline on 01225 463 362.

    By Royal Command will be published in hardback in the UK on 4 September.

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