April 27th, 2009

Tozo & Klikker

Crystal Palace Children's Book Festival

A short bus ride up the hill from my home in south London is Crystal Palace, once the site of the long-vanished Victorian exhibition hall but now the location of a new festival of children's books and book art, organised by the brilliant Alex Milway, author of the Mousehunter series. With the support of the local library, the excellent Bookseller Crow bookshop and trendy gallery/gift shop Smash Bang Wallop, Alex put together a series of workshops, readings and an exhibition to showcase what's current in comics, book illustration and story-telling.

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