Half Term Events

One ticket admits 1 child and 1 adult, price is £3 and this is redeemable against the author books on the day of the event.

Tickets are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled.

*there is a 20p charge when booking online. 

You can also book at the shop or call us on 020 7274 5759​

Anne Miller

Monday 17th February

10:30 – 11:30am

Mickey and the Animal Spies

Join author Anne Miller to hear how her job finding out fascinating facts for the BBC TV programme QI helped her to write Mickey and the Animals Spies, and learn how facts, codes, opportunities and mysteries are all around us just waiting to be discovered. Try your hand at writing your own mirror writing top secret messages and crafting an animal spy mask.

Ages 6+


Zehra Hicks

Tuesday 18th February

10:30am 11:30am

Pug Hug

Join us for a story time followed by a huggable pug-tastic drawing activity and book signing. Pug is desperate for a hug, but he can’t one from anyone! Cat doesn’t like hugs, Rabbit is busy munching carrots and Hamster is just too quick! Maybe Croc will give Pug a hug… or does he have other ideas?

Ages 3+


Sandra A. Agard


Wednesday 19th February

10:30 – 11:30am

Harriet Tubman: A Journey to Freedom 

In 1849, Harriet Tubman escaped slavery. Despite grave risks, she went on to become the most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad, helping hundreds of enslaved people reach freedom. From an early age, Harriet always had deep faith and a strong sense of justice. Find out how she became one of history's greatest trailblazers in this interactive session!

Ages 8+


Rachel Valentine



Thursday 20th February

10:30am 11:30am

Don't Mess with a Princess!

Meet Thea, Juno and Leaf - three fiery princess-heroes ready to take on the world in an empowering, funny, roller-coaster ride of an adventure! Fed up with princesses being rescued by handsome knights? Ever wondered how to make a bridge out of your own tights? Or why an ogre might be having a bad day? Join author Rachel Valentine for storytelling and activities as you learn to draw a miserable monster, create your own magical map, and save the day as you enter the world of her wonderful new book.

Ages 3+


Penny Chrimes

Friday 21st February

10:30am 11:30am

Tiger Heart

Meet author Penny Chrimes and find out all about her latest novel Tiger Heart, a magical tale of a bold young chimney sweep and a remarkable tiger, a dangerously hypnotic ruby and a mystical land found across an ocean and through a storm. Sure to be a roaringly exciting event.

Ages 9+