We're thrilled to be part of the Edinburgh International Book Festival again this year and honoured to be doing an event as part of the Baillie Gifford Schools Programme. The other exciting news is that we will be premiere launching The Red Shoes and Other Tales at the festival. Limited numbers of a Special Festival Edition of the graphic novel will be available in advance of the official release date.
Graphic Novel Fairy Tales with Metaphrog is on Tuesday September 1st, 1.30-2.30pm. The event is open to children age 9-10 and the venue will hold up to 100 pupils.
The programme is packed with exciting events and fantastic authors and illustrators, including: Debbie Gliori, the festival's Illustrator in Residence; Cathy McPhail; Nicola Morgan; Lari Don; Keith Gray; Alex T Smith; Sarah McIntyre and Philip Reeve; Barry Hutchison; Alison Murray; Vivian French and many more. Check out the full programme here: https://www.edbookfest.co.uk/learning/schools/baillie-gifford-schools-programme
Book now to be the first to hear all about The Red Shoes and Other Tales and get a Special Festival Edition of the book! There's also a 25% discount on books ordered in advance of the festival for schools, and a £3 book voucher for all pupils attending events.
The official release date of our graphic novel The Red Shoes and Other Tales is October 13th 2015.