The Courtyard, Hereford, HR4 9JR

JESSICA SOUHAMI

JESSICA SOUHAMI

Wednesday 21 September | Time: 11am

Running time: Approximately 1 hour
Suitable for children in Years 3 and 4
Tickets: Children £5 Accompanying teachers FREE

The Strongest Boy, The sticky Doll, FoxyStories have been around for thousands of years. Long before printing was invented people were telling each other stories. It is these traditional tales, handed down from storyteller to storyteller that have always fascinated picture book creator Jessica Souhami. But how do you capture the rhythms of a traditional oral tale between the pages of a printed book? From preliminary research, to preparing a rough layout; from choosing the colour palette, to tips on how to create suspense and excitement, Jessica will take the children through the process of creating a picture book as she shares some of her own favourite stories.

Book tickets 
and FREE school workshops!


To book tickets and have the chance to claim one of our four free school workshops with Jessica Souhami call Kay Barry on 01548 562005 or email kay.bookshow@gmail.com

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