Join the magical storyteller and tightrope walker, Katherine Rundell, the acclaimed author of The Explorer, a story of adventure, survival and bravery set in the Amazon rainforest. The book has received amazing reviews and is set to become a classic. In this free ticketed event, Katherine will be discussing and reading extracts from the book. And at the end will run a short workshop on ‘ how to write your own story’. Suitable for children 7+



Katherine Rundell just gets better and better. I loved The Explorer. On one level it’s a very exciting adventure story of four children fighting for survival in the Amazon – but it’s also saying profound things about human nature and love and loss.Jacqueline Wilson

06/08/17 Fiona Noble’s Children’s Book of the Week in The Observer ‘It’s a gripping story of survival and the tenacity of the human spirit against all odds, but it’s also a hymn to hope, love and courage, delivered with all the warmth and wisdom we’ve come to expect from one of our most talented writers for children

06/08/17 Review in Sunday Telegraph Emily Bearn ‘Katherine Rundell cannot put a foot wrong . . . [The Explorer] may go down as her best yet

12/08/17 Review in The TimesAn adventure story to die for … Rundell is a class act



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