Magical Storytelling Adventure in the woods of Dulwich College Saturday 17th October 6.30pm – 7.30pm

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Join Pushkin Children’s Books and storyteller Vanessa Woolf, as they invite us into the world of Tonke Dragt ‒ author of the international bestselling children’s classic The Letter for the King, and forthcoming pp_logosequel The Secrets of the Wild Wood.

Tickets are £5.00, (booking fee applies) bookable online: via email:, via telephone: 020 8670 1920 or pop into Dulwich Books 6 Croxted Road, West Dulwich. Book tickets now image 75

The storytelling is perfect for any book lover aged between 7 & 12 and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

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With a return for Knight Tiuri and his trusty friends – the much-loved characters from The Letter for the King – we enter the Kingdom of Dagonaut once more and finally discover the mystery of the Black Knight with the Red Shield. With readings and activities taken from both books, this promises to be an epic adventure you won’t want to miss. Please bring a cushion or blanket to sit on.

“There is definitely some strange alchemy with these two books of Tonke Dragt … She’s a writer that will now surely be ranked up there with the greats of children’s literature.” Mariella Frostrup, Presenter, R4 Open Book

“Sixteen-year-old Tiuri is set to be the next Harry Potter” Daily Mail

“A thrilling, page-turning tale of 16-year old Tiuri’s adventure…My 10- and 11- year old were both gripped” Daily Telegraph

“My daughter says it’s the best book she’s ever read” Cerys Matthews, Mail on Sunday

The Secrets of the Wild Wood by Tonke Dragt, translated by Laura Watkinson is published by Pushkin Children’s Books on the 5th September, price £16.99 in hardback. A new edition of the bestselling The Letter for the King will be released simultaneously, price £7.99 pb

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Vanessa Woolf is a professional storyteller whose clients include the Southbank Centre, Royal Academy of Arts, Historic Royal Palaces, The Society for Storytelling, National Geographic, the Unicorn Theatre, Harrods, and the National Literacy Trust as well as countless schools, nurseries, community organisations, museums and library services.

Oct 17 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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