Each child attending this performance will receive a FREE copy of Time for Bed, Fred to take home and keep!
Autumn performances 2022 › Milton Keynes
Yasmeen Ismail performance
How did it go?
Wow! What a show we had with the warm and funny author and illustrator Yasmeen Ismail. Children and teachers from 5 schools local to The Stables were smiling and laughing from start to finish as Yasmeen performed her stories, Would You Like A Banana and Time For Bed Fred, and led two very interactive live drawing sessions. Any child answering a question correctly was offered their own bananas, which were passed through the audience - hilarious! All the children were delighted with their free copy of Time for Bed Fred.
What people said:
The Bookshow with Yasmeen was absolutely brilliant! The children loved every second and were so engaged by the performance. They all wanted to be in the afternoon session and felt very inspired to draw and write. They loved getting their own book - I think this was a real highlight for them! Most of the class then went home and used it as their bedtime reading, sharing it with their family.
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- The Stables, Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, MK17 8LU
- Tuesday 18th October
- 11:00 am
- Approx. 1 hour
- Age range:
- Years 1 and 2
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Irish-born, Bristol-based Yasmeen Ismail is an award-winning author, illustrator and animator. After graduating from art school in Dublin, Yasmeen moved to London where she worked in advertising, animation, short films, before realising her passion for creating colourful energetic children's books.
Praise for Time for Bed, Fred
Somehow, one look at Ismail's shaggy dog, Fred, is enough to make readers grin...
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