Spoken Word The Theatre


Join the former Children’s Laureate and best-selling author to hear how she started her writing career, how she created some of her best-loved characters as well as finding out about her brand-new book, Hetty Feather’s Christmas.
With over 100 published books to her name, Dame Jacqueline Wilson has inspired thousands of children to enjoy reading and writing. Best-known for characters like Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather, she has engaged readers with often challenging themes ranging from divorce to adoption, but her stories are always leavened with humour and her trademark lightness of touch.

A copy of Hetty Feather’s Christmas (RRP £12.99) are available from the theatre.

There will also be a raffle tickets available at the Waterstones stall for your chance to meet Jacqueline Wilson in person. There will be 30 winners, children must be accompanied by 1 adult. Don't forget to buy your copy of Hetty Feather's Christmas at the stall and bring it with you!

Jacqueline will not be signing any books for this event, however there will be a printed signed bookplate in all Hetty Feather's Christmas copies and other books available for sale on the day.

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