Humdinger! Children’s book festival

Humdinger (noun)… a remarkable or extraordinary person or thing of its kind.

Dog Ears proudly presents: ‘Humdinger! Children’s Book Festival’ supported by Tesco – a key children’s event for Derry~Londonderry UK City of Culture 2013 - from Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th March 2013.

Humdinger! celebrates words, stories and imagination and features some of the biggest and best-loved names in children’s books, including: Julia Donaldson, Roddy Doyle, Meg Rosoff, Alex T. Smith and Malachy Doyle. Humdinger! is Dog Ears’ first large-scale children’s book festival and kicks-off on World Book Day 7th March 2013.

The Humdinger! programme showcases fun, family-friendly, innovative events over three days, in a range of venues in the city. Children will have a chance to meet their favourite authors and illustrators, experience beautiful music, take part in craft workshops, develop new skills and have their imaginations sparked left, right and centre. Humdinger!will inspire a love of reading for years to come and is sure to be a must-attend event for the babies, children and parents in 2013.

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