Pop Up Festival of Stories makes a noise about children's books|
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From a Roald Dahl disco hosted by the poet and children's author Laura Dockrill to a theatrical exploration of the world of vampire lore courtesy of writer Marcus Sedgwick, a free two-day Pop Up Festival of Stories is coming to King's Cross later this month.
Taking place on 30 June and 1 July in Granary Square, King's Cross, visitors will be guided in to the site by a series of sculptures from French artist Herve Tullet, created with 200 local children and students from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. Children's writers, illustrators and poets have been given free rein to create their own experiences for visitors, with sets designed by students from Saint Martins and events ranging from author Candy Gourlay's Filipino-style fiesta to learning to create your own comic book with picture books and comics creator Sarah McIntyre.
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